Records / First-class matches / Wicketkeeping records / Most dismissals in career

Most dismissals
Player Span Mat Dis Ct St
RW Taylor 1960-1988 639 1649 1473 176
JT Murray 1952-1975 635 1527 1268 259
H Strudwick 1902-1927 674 1495 1237 258
APE Knott 1964-1985 511 1344 1211 133
RC Russell 1981-2004 465 1320 1192 128
FH Huish 1895-1914 497 1310 933 377
B Taylor 1949-1973 572 1295 1084 211
SJ Rhodes 1981-2004 440 1263 1139 124
D Hunter 1888-1909 552 1263 913 350
HR Butt 1890-1912 550 1231 955 276
JH Board 1891-1915 525 1206 851 355
Harry Elliott 1920-1947 532 1206 903 303
JM Parks 1949-1976 739 1181 1087 94
R Booth 1951-1970 468 1126 948 178
LEG Ames 1926-1951 593 1121 703 418
DL Bairstow 1970-1990 459 1099 961 138
G Duckworth 1923-1947 504 1096 753 343
HW Stephenson 1948-1964 463 1080 746 334
JG Binks 1955-1975 502 1071 895 176
TG Evans 1939-1967 465 1066 816 250
A Long 1960-1980 452 1046 922 124
GO Dawkes 1937-1961 482 1041 894 147
RW Tolchard 1965-1983 483 1041 914 127
WL Cornford 1921-1947 496 1018 676 342
FE Woolley 1906-1938 978 1018 1018 0
TW Oates 1897-1925 434 993 761 232
WFF Price 1926-1947 402 991 668 323
PA Nixon 1989-2011 355 956 889 67
CMW Read 1997-2014 303 954 907 47
WK Hegg 1986-2005 348 951 857 94
EW Jones 1961-1983 405 933 840 93
BN French 1976-1995 360 917 817 100
AFA Lilley 1891-1911 416 911 714 197
KV Andrew 1952-1966 390 904 723 181
A Wood 1927-1948 420 886 631 255
A Dolphin 1905-1927 449 882 609 273
WG Grace 1865-1908 870 881 876 5
EJ Smith 1904-1930 496 878 722 156
RW Marsh 1968-1984 257 869 803 66
EW Pooley 1861-1883 370 854 496 358
DL Murray 1960-1981 367 848 740 108
M Sherwin 1876-1896 328 836 611 225
RJ Blakey 1985-2003 348 835 778 57
HR Murrell 1899-1926 378 834 565 269
GAR Lock 1946-1971 654 831 831 0
Wasim Bari 1964-1984 286 828 684 144
WT Luckes 1924-1949 365 827 587 240
BJ Meyer 1957-1971 406 826 707 119
FM Engineer 1958-1976 335 824 704 120
WR Hammond 1920-1951 634 823 820 3
EWJ Brooks 1925-1939 359 821 725 96
DB Close 1949-1986 786 814 813 1
AC Gilchrist 1992-2008 190 811 756 55

Figures also include catches made as a fielder

Records includes the following recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Sussex v Warwickshire at Horsham, LV= County Championship Division One, Jul 21-24, 2014 [First-class]

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