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:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131 - Live]
    » South Africa 98/3 (52.0 ov, HM Amla 46*, AB de Villiers 11*, BAW Mendis 0/27) - 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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