Records / 1980s / Test matches / Most catches in a match

Most catches in a match
Player Ct Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
AJ Lamb 6 England v New Zealand Lord's 11 Aug 1983 Test # 959
Majid Khan 5 Pakistan v Australia Karachi 27 Feb 1980 Test # 876
IT Botham 5 England v Australia Sydney 2 Jan 1983 Test # 944
Y Goonasekera 5 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
RA Harper 5 West Indies v India Delhi 25 Nov 1987 Test # 1080
IVA Richards 5 West Indies v India Kingston 28 Apr 1989 Test # 1120
M Azharuddin 5 India v Pakistan Karachi 15 Nov 1989 Test # 1127

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:
Australia v Sri Lanka at Hobart, 2nd Test, Dec 16-20, 1989 [Test # 1133]
Pakistan v India at Sialkot, 4th Test, Dec 9-14, 1989 [Test # 1132]
Australia v Sri Lanka at Brisbane, 1st Test, Dec 8-12, 1989 [Test # 1131]
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