Most catches in a series
Player Mat Inns Ct Max Ct/Inn
JM Gregory (Aus) 5 10 15 3 1.500
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1920/21
GS Chappell (Aus) 6 11 14 4 1.272
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
BC Lara (WI) 4 7 13 4 1.857
India in West Indies Test Series, 2006
R Dravid (India) 4 8 13 3 1.625
Border-Gavaskar Trophy (Australia in India), 2004/05
RB Simpson (Aus) 5 9 13 3 1.444
Australia in South Africa Test Series, 1957/58
RB Simpson (Aus) 5 10 13 4 1.300
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1960/61
BC Lara (WI) 6 11 13 3 1.181
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1997/98
JT Ikin (Eng) 3 6 12 3 2.000
South Africa in England Test Series, 1951
DF Whatmore (Aus) 5 7 12 4 1.714
Australia in India Test Series, 1979/80
WR Hammond (Eng) 5 9 12 3 1.333
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1934
B Mitchell (SA) 5 9 12 3 1.333
England in South Africa Test Series, 1930/31
ED Solkar (India) 5 9 12 3 1.333
England in India Test Series, 1972/73
LC Braund (Eng) 5 10 12 2 1.200
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
TL Goddard (SA) 5 10 12 3 1.200
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
GS Sobers (WI) 5 10 12 2 1.200
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1960/61
AEE Vogler (SA) 5 10 12 4 1.200
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
AR Border (Aus) 6 12 12 3 1.000
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
IT Botham (Eng) 6 12 12 3 1.000
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1981
AW Greig (Eng) 6 12 12 2 1.000
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
AW Greig (Eng) 3 6 11 4 1.833
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1974
JH Kallis (SA) 3 6 11 4 1.833
Sri Lanka in South Africa Test Series, 2011/12
RT Ponting (Aus) 3 6 11 3 1.833
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 2001/02
GA Hick (Eng) 4 8 11 2 1.375
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1998/99
ED Weekes (WI) 4 8 11 3 1.375
West Indies in England Test Series, 1950
AR Border (Aus) 6 9 11 2 1.222
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1985
RT Ponting (Aus) 5 9 11 2 1.222
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2009
AW Nourse (SA) 5 10 11 4 1.100
England in South Africa Test Series, 1922/23
RB Simpson (Aus) 5 10 11 4 1.100
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1964/65
GS Sobers (WI) 5 10 11 3 1.100
India in West Indies Test Series, 1961/62
ME Trescothick (Eng) 5 10 11 2 1.100
Basil D'Oliveira Trophy (England in South Africa), 2004/05
ME Waugh (Aus) 5 10 11 2 1.100
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 2000/01
IM Chappell (Aus) 6 11 11 3 1.000
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
IR Redpath (Aus) 6 11 11 3 1.000
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1974/75
IT Botham (Eng) 6 12 11 3 0.916
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1978/79
MA Taylor (Aus) 6 12 11 2 0.916
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1993
SP Fleming (NZ) 2 4 10 5 2.500
New Zealand in Zimbabwe Test Series, 1997/98
DC Boon (Aus) 3 5 10 4 2.000
Australia in Pakistan Test Series, 1988/89
GC Smith (SA) 3 5 10 5 2.000
South Africa in Australia Test Series, 2012/13
M Azharuddin (India) 3 6 10 3 1.666
Sri Lanka in India Test Series, 1993/94
GS Chappell (Aus) 3 6 10 2 1.666
England in Australia Test Series, 1979/80
IM Chappell (Aus) 3 6 10 4 1.666
New Zealand in Australia Test Series, 1973/74
RN Harvey (Aus) 3 6 10 3 1.666
Australia in India Test Series, 1956/57
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 3 6 10 3 1.666
Bangladesh in Sri Lanka Test Series, 2007
MA Taylor (Aus) 3 6 10 3 1.666
Trans-Tasman Trophy (New Zealand in Australia), 1997/98
IT Botham (Eng) 4 7 10 3 1.428
India in England Test Series, 1979
R Dravid (India) 4 7 10 3 1.428
India in England Test Series, 2002
GA Hick (Eng) 4 7 10 4 1.428
Pakistan in England Test Series, 1992
IVA Richards (WI) 4 7 10 4 1.428
India in West Indies Test Series, 1988/89
ME Waugh (Aus) 4 7 10 3 1.428
India in Australia Test Series, 1991/92
IT Botham (Eng) 4 8 10 3 1.250
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1986/87
SP Fleming (NZ) 4 8 10 2 1.250
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1999
DRE Joseph (WI) 4 8 10 3 1.250
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1998/99
AJ Lamb (Eng) 4 8 10 4 1.250
New Zealand in England Test Series, 1983
GAR Lock (Eng) 4 8 10 2 1.250
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1956
RB Simpson (Aus) 5 8 10 2 1.250
The Ashes (Australia in England), 1964
ED Solkar (India) 4 8 10 3 1.250
Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70
MA Taylor (Aus) 4 8 10 4 1.250
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1994/95
AL Wadekar (India) 4 8 10 4 1.250
India in New Zealand Test Series, 1967/68
RC Fredericks (WI) 5 9 10 3 1.111
The Wisden Trophy (England in West Indies), 1973/74
BC Lara (WI) 5 9 10 3 1.111
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 2000
GS Sobers (WI) 5 9 10 4 1.111
The Wisden Trophy (West Indies in England), 1966
H Trumble (Aus) 5 9 10 3 1.111
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1901/02
ME Waugh (Aus) 5 9 10 3 1.111
The Frank Worrell Trophy (Australia in West Indies), 1990/91
GJ Bailey (Aus) 5 10 10 2 1.000
The Ashes (England in Australia), 2013/14
IM Chappell (Aus) 5 10 10 2 1.000
The Frank Worrell Trophy (West Indies in Australia), 1968/69
IM Chappell (Aus) 5 10 10 3 1.000
Australia in India Test Series, 1969/70
AN Cook (Eng) 5 10 10 2 1.000
Pataudi Trophy (India in England), 2014
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 5 10 10 3 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
WJ Cronje (SA) 5 10 10 2 1.000
West Indies in South Africa Test Series, 1998/99
DJ Cullinan (SA) 5 10 10 2 1.000
Sir Vivian Richards Trophy (South Africa in West Indies), 2000/01
WR Endean (SA) 5 10 10 2 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1956/57
ML Hayden (Aus) 5 10 10 2 1.000
The Ashes (Australia in England), 2005
SJ McCabe (Aus) 5 10 10 3 1.000
West Indies in Australia Test Series, 1930/31
W Rhodes (Eng) 5 10 10 2 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10
W Rhodes (Eng) 5 10 10 2 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1913/14
MJK Smith (Eng) 5 10 10 2 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1964/65
ME Waugh (Aus) 5 10 10 3 1.000
The Ashes (England in Australia), 1998/99
FE Woolley (Eng) 5 10 10 3 1.000
England in South Africa Test Series, 1909/10

All figures exclude catches made as a wicketkeeper, except for matches played which is the career figure

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
South Africa v West Indies at Port Elizabeth, 2nd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2153 - Live]
    » West Indies 147/2 (44.0 ov, MN Samuels 60*, KC Brathwaite 65*, Imran Tahir 0/52) - Match delayed by rain
Australia v India at Melbourne, 3rd Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2152 - Live]
    » India 462/8 (126.2 ov, Mohammed Shami 9*, MG Johnson 1/133) - Stumps
New Zealand v Sri Lanka at Christchurch, 1st Test, Dec 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2151 - Live]
    » Sri Lanka 293/5 (125.0 ov, AD Mathews 53*, PHT Kaushal 5*, TA Boult 3/62) - Stumps

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South Africa's AB de Villiers is the only wicketkeeper to score a hundred and effect ten dismissals in the same Test. He scored 103* in the second innings and effected 11 dismissals in a Test against Pakistan at Johannesburg in 2013.

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