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Most catches in a match
Player Ct Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
SG Barnes 4 Australia v England Brisbane 29 Nov 1946 Test # 279
WJ Edrich 4 England v South Africa Lord's 21 Jun 1947 Test # 286
JT Ikin 4 England v West Indies Bridgetown 21 Jan 1948 Test # 293
RJ Christiani 4 West Indies v England Georgetown 3 Mar 1948 Test # 297
DCS Compton 4 England v South Africa Durban 16 Dec 1948 Test # 306
MH Mankad 4 India v West Indies Mumbai (BS) 4 Feb 1949 Test # 311
OC Dawson 4 South Africa v England Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
WJ Edrich 4 England v New Zealand The Oval 13 Aug 1949 Test # 317
AV Bedser 3 England v India Manchester 20 Jul 1946 Test # 277
JT Ikin 3 England v India Manchester 20 Jul 1946 Test # 277
WR Hammond 3 England v Australia Melbourne 1 Jan 1947 Test # 281
JT Ikin 3 England v Australia Sydney 28 Feb 1947 Test # 283
L Hutton 3 England v South Africa Manchester 5 Jul 1947 Test # 287
AL Hassett 3 Australia v India Brisbane 28 Nov 1947 Test # 290
KR Miller 3 Australia v India Sydney 12 Dec 1947 Test # 291
SG Barnes 3 Australia v India Melbourne 1 Jan 1948 Test # 292
GE Gomez 3 West Indies v England Bridgetown 21 Jan 1948 Test # 293
SG Barnes 3 Australia v India Melbourne 6 Feb 1948 Test # 295
W Ferguson 3 West Indies v England Georgetown 3 Mar 1948 Test # 297
L Hutton 3 England v West Indies Kingston 27 Mar 1948 Test # 298
L Hutton 3 England v Australia Lord's 24 Jun 1948 Test # 300
IWG Johnson 3 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1948 Test # 300
KR Miller 3 Australia v England Lord's 24 Jun 1948 Test # 300
JB Stollmeyer 3 West Indies v India Chennai 27 Jan 1949 Test # 310
DCS Compton 3 England v South Africa Port Elizabeth 5 Mar 1949 Test # 313
AV Bedser 3 England v New Zealand Leeds 11 Jun 1949 Test # 314
WJ Edrich 3 England v New Zealand Leeds 11 Jun 1949 Test # 314
AL Hassett 3 Australia v South Africa Johannesburg 24 Dec 1949 Test # 318

Figures exclude catches not made as a wicketkeeper
Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 2nd Test, Dec 31, 1949 - Jan 4, 1950 [Test # 319]
South Africa v Australia at Johannesburg, 1st Test, Dec 24-28, 1949 [Test # 318]
England v New Zealand at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 13-16, 1949 [Test # 317]
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