Records / Test matches / Fielding records / Most catches in an innings

Most catches in an innings
Player Ct Inns Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
VY Richardson 5 3 Australia v South Africa Durban 28 Feb 1936 Test # 251
Yajurvindra Singh 5 2 India v England Bangalore 28 Jan 1977 Test # 794
M Azharuddin 5 1 India v Pakistan Karachi 15 Nov 1989 Test # 1127
K Srikkanth 5 1 India v Australia Perth 1 Feb 1992 Test # 1186
SP Fleming 5 1 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Harare 18 Sep 1997 Test # 1378
GC Smith 5 4 South Africa v Australia Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064
DJG Sammy 5 2 West Indies v India Mumbai 14 Nov 2013 Test # 2102
LC Braund 4 1 England v Australia Sheffield 3 Jul 1902 Test # 72
W Rhodes 4 3 England v Australia Manchester 24 Jul 1905 Test # 86
LC Braund 4 2 England v Australia Sydney 13 Dec 1907 Test # 96
AEE Vogler 4 4 South Africa v England Durban 21 Jan 1910 Test # 107
FE Woolley 4 4 England v Australia Sydney 23 Feb 1912 Test # 120
AW Nourse 4 1 South Africa v England Durban 18 Jan 1923 Test # 150
APF Chapman 4 1 England v West Indies The Oval 11 Aug 1928 Test # 175
H Larwood 4 4 England v Australia Brisbane 30 Nov 1928 Test # 176
B Mitchell 4 3 South Africa v Australia Melbourne 31 Dec 1931 Test # 214
SJE Loxton 4 4 Australia v England Brisbane 1 Dec 1950 Test # 327
GB Hole 4 3 Australia v South Africa Sydney 9 Jan 1953 Test # 362
ED Weekes 4 3 West Indies v India Kingston 28 Mar 1953 Test # 371
JE McConnon 4 2 England v Pakistan Manchester 22 Jul 1954 Test # 389
PBH May 4 1 England v Australia Adelaide 28 Jan 1955 Test # 396
RG Archer 4 1 Australia v West Indies Georgetown 26 Apr 1955 Test # 405
W Mathias 4 1 Pakistan v West Indies Bridgetown 17 Jan 1958 Test # 446
AK Davidson 4 3 Australia v India Delhi 12 Dec 1959 Test # 482
GS Sobers 4 1 West Indies v England Port of Spain 25 Mar 1960 Test # 491
RB Simpson 4 1 Australia v West Indies Sydney 13 Jan 1961 Test # 502
RN Harvey 4 1 Australia v England Sydney 15 Feb 1963 Test # 539
TL Goddard 4 1 South Africa v Australia Sydney 10 Jan 1964 Test # 550
Hanif Mohammad 4 2 Pakistan v Australia Melbourne 4 Dec 1964 Test # 570
RB Simpson 4 2 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 5 May 1965 Test # 589
GS Sobers 4 4 West Indies v England Nottingham 30 Jun 1966 Test # 607
AL Wadekar 4 1 India v England Birmingham 13 Jul 1967 Test # 620
AL Wadekar 4 1 India v New Zealand Christchurch 22 Feb 1968 Test # 631
Hanif Mohammad 4 2 Pakistan v England Dhaka 28 Feb 1969 Test # 649
AJ Traicos 4 2 South Africa v Australia Durban 5 Feb 1970 Test # 671
ED Solkar 4 1 India v West Indies Port of Spain 6 Mar 1971 Test # 683
PH Parfitt 4 1 England v Australia Nottingham 13 Jul 1972 Test # 700
RC Fredericks 4 1 West Indies v Australia Port of Spain 21 Apr 1973 Test # 721
GS Sobers 4 2 West Indies v England Lord's 23 Aug 1973 Test # 727
IM Chappell 4 3 Australia v New Zealand Adelaide 26 Jan 1974 Test # 730
AW Greig 4 3 England v Pakistan Leeds 25 Jul 1974 Test # 742
GS Chappell 4 3 Australia v England Perth 13 Dec 1974 Test # 748
S Venkataraghavan 4 2 India v New Zealand Chennai 26 Nov 1976 Test # 787
A Turner 4 2 Australia v Pakistan Sydney 14 Jan 1977 Test # 792
PH Edmonds 4 2 England v New Zealand Christchurch 24 Feb 1978 Test # 818
DF Whatmore 4 3 Australia v India Kanpur 2 Oct 1979 Test # 857
AR Border 4 2 Australia v Pakistan Karachi 27 Feb 1980 Test # 876
Y Goonasekera 4 2 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Wellington 11 Mar 1983 Test # 951
AJ Lamb 4 2 England v New Zealand Lord's 11 Aug 1983 Test # 959
DB Vengsarkar 4 3 India v England Mumbai 28 Nov 1984 Test # 1001
JJ Crowe 4 2 New Zealand v West Indies Bridgetown 26 Apr 1985 Test # 1015
MD Crowe 4 1 New Zealand v West Indies Kingston 4 May 1985 Test # 1016
Aamer Malik 4 1 Pakistan v England Faisalabad 7 Dec 1987 Test # 1083
DC Boon 4 1 Australia v Pakistan Karachi 15 Sep 1988 Test # 1104
IVA Richards 4 1 West Indies v India Kingston 28 Apr 1989 Test # 1120
AL Logie 4 2 West Indies v Pakistan Lahore 6 Dec 1990 Test # 1158
GA Hick 4 1 England v Pakistan Leeds 23 Jul 1992 Test # 1192
HP Tillakaratne 4 3 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Colombo (SSC) 6 Dec 1992 Test # 1204
AC Hudson 4 2 South Africa v India Cape Town 2 Jan 1993 Test # 1209
GA Hick 4 1 England v India Kolkata 29 Jan 1993 Test # 1211
Inzamam-ul-Haq 4 2 Pakistan v Zimbabwe Rawalpindi 9 Dec 1993 Test # 1240
JC Adams 4 3 West Indies v England Kingston 19 Feb 1994 Test # 1250
GA Hick 4 1 England v New Zealand Nottingham 2 Jun 1994 Test # 1260
MH Dekker 4 1 Zimbabwe v Sri Lanka Harare 26 Oct 1994 Test # 1272
MA Taylor 4 1 Australia v West Indies Bridgetown 31 Mar 1995 Test # 1294
BC Lara 4 2 West Indies v Australia Kingston 29 Apr 1995 Test # 1297
RS Mahanama 4 3 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Colombo (RPS) 11 Sep 1996 Test # 1333
NV Knight 4 3 England v New Zealand Christchurch 14 Feb 1997 Test # 1355
RS Mahanama 4 1 Sri Lanka v New Zealand Dunedin 7 Mar 1997 Test # 1358
Saleem Elahi 4 1 Pakistan v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 26 Apr 1997 Test # 1367
SP Fleming 4 3 New Zealand v Australia Brisbane 7 Nov 1997 Test # 1383
PA de Silva 4 3 Sri Lanka v India Mumbai 3 Dec 1997 Test # 1390
CL Hooper 4 1 West Indies v South Africa Port Elizabeth 10 Dec 1998 Test # 1433
MJ Slater 4 3 Australia v England Melbourne 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1436
HH Gibbs 4 3 South Africa v West Indies Durban 26 Dec 1998 Test # 1437
ME Waugh 4 2 Australia v India Melbourne 26 Dec 1999 Test # 1479
G Kirsten 4 1 South Africa v England Cape Town 2 Jan 2000 Test # 1482
RP Arnold 4 1 Sri Lanka v Pakistan Rawalpindi 26 Feb 2000 Test # 1485
GP Thorpe 4 1 England v Pakistan Faisalabad 29 Nov 2000 Test # 1518
ME Waugh 4 4 Australia v India Chennai 18 Mar 2001 Test # 1539
VVS Laxman 4 1 India v England Mohali 3 Dec 2001 Test # 1574
ME Trescothick 4 1 England v Sri Lanka Lord's 16 May 2002 Test # 1603
HP Tillakaratne 4 2 Sri Lanka v England Birmingham 30 May 2002 Test # 1605
KC Sangakkara 4 3 Sri Lanka v Bangladesh Colombo (PSS) 21 Jul 2002 Test # 1609
ME Trescothick 4 3 England v Zimbabwe Lord's 22 May 2003 Test # 1646
Taufeeq Umar 4 1 Pakistan v South Africa Faisalabad 24 Oct 2003 Test # 1666
ML Hayden 4 2 Australia v India Brisbane 4 Dec 2003 Test # 1671
ML Hayden 4 4 Australia v Sri Lanka Galle 8 Mar 2004 Test # 1685
DPMD Jayawardene 4 3 Sri Lanka v Zimbabwe Harare 6 May 2004 Test # 1698
M Kaif 4 2 India v Australia Mumbai 3 Nov 2004 Test # 1720
DPMD Jayawardene 4 4 Sri Lanka v West Indies Kandy 22 Jul 2005 Test # 1757
SP Fleming 4 3 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Harare 7 Aug 2005 Test # 1759
SP Fleming 4 1 New Zealand v West Indies Wellington 17 Mar 2006 Test # 1790
BC Lara 4 3 West Indies v India Kingston 30 Jun 2006 Test # 1808
PD Collingwood 4 1 England v South Africa Centurion 16 Dec 2009 Test # 1942
Taufeeq Umar 4 2 Pakistan v West Indies Basseterre 20 May 2011 Test # 1993
DJG Sammy 4 4 West Indies v Bangladesh Dhaka 29 Oct 2011 Test # 2012
JH Kallis 4 3 South Africa v Sri Lanka Cape Town 3 Jan 2012 Test # 2028
DG Brownlie 4 2 New Zealand v Zimbabwe Napier 26 Jan 2012 Test # 2033
TM Dilshan 4 4 Sri Lanka v England Galle 26 Mar 2012 Test # 2038
GC Smith 4 1 South Africa v Australia Adelaide 22 Nov 2012 Test # 2061
MG Johnson 4 3 Australia v South Africa Perth 30 Nov 2012 Test # 2064

Figures exclude catches made as a wicketkeeper

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v Australia at Cape Town, 3rd Test, Mar 1-5, 2014 [Test # 2122]
South Africa v Australia at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Feb 20-23, 2014 [Test # 2121]
New Zealand v India at Wellington, 2nd Test, Feb 14-18, 2014 [Test # 2120]
bet365

Statsguru Trivia

Use Statsguru to submit your own queries and mail us the urls here

Did you know?

Kevin Pietersen has scored 158 in an innings three times in Tests. This is the highest Test score to be hit by a batsman thrice in his career. Two of the instances came against Australia. The next-highest such score is by Steve Waugh, who scored 157 three times in his career. In Waugh's case too, two of the instances were against the same opposition - England.

Random Record

Most consecutive five-wickets-in-an-innings - Test matches

Sponsored Links

Tournament, match & LIVE fixed odds at bet365