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Most catches in a match
Player Ct Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
GS Chappell 7 Australia v England Perth 13 Dec 1974 Test # 748
Yajurvindra Singh 7 India v England Bangalore 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
HP Tillakaratne 7 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
SP Fleming 7 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Harare 18 Sep 1997 Test # 1378
ML Hayden 7 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
A Shrewsbury 6 England v Australia Sydney 10 Feb 1888 Test # 27
AEE Vogler 6 South Africa v England Durban 21 Jan 1910 Test # 107
FE Woolley 6 England v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1912 Test # 120
JM Gregory 6 Australia v England Sydney 25 Feb 1921 Test # 139
B Mitchell 6 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
VY Richardson 6 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
RN Harvey 6 Australia v England Sydney 15 Feb 1963 Test # 539
MC Cowdrey 6 England v West Indies Lord's 20 Jun 1963 Test # 544
ED Solkar 6 India v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 1971 Test # 683
GS Sobers 6 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
IM Chappell 6 Australia v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
AW Greig 6 England v Pakistan Leeds 25 Jul 1974 Test # 742
DF Whatmore 6 Australia v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
AJ Lamb 6 England v New Zealand Lord's 11 Aug 1983 Test # 959
GA Hick 6 England v Pakistan Leeds 23 Jul 1992 Test # 1192
BA Young 6 New Zealand v Pakistan Auckland 10 Feb 1994 Test # 1248
JC Adams 6 West Indies v England Kingston 19 Feb 1994 Test # 1250
SP Fleming 6 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 7 Nov 1997 Test # 1383
DPMD Jayawardene 6 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Peshawar 5 Mar 2000 Test # 1487
ME Waugh 6 Australia v India Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
V Sehwag 6 India v England Leeds 22 Aug 2002 Test # 1613
Taufeeq Umar 6 Pakistan v South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
DPMD Jayawardene 6 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 May 2004 Test # 1698
SP Fleming 6 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 17 Mar 2006 Test # 1790
AN Cook 6 England v New Zealand Hamilton 5 Mar 2008 Test # 1866
JH Kallis 6 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
GC Smith 6 South Africa v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064

Figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131 - Live]
    » Sri Lanka 11/0 (5.0 ov, WU Tharanga 6*, JK Silva 5*, DW Steyn 0/7) - Stumps
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]

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