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Most catches
Player Span Mat Inns Ct Max Ct/Inn
R Dravid (ICC/India) 1996-2012 164 301 210 3 0.697
JH Kallis (ICC/SA) 1995-2013 166 315 200 4 0.634
DPMD Jayawardene (SL) 1997-2014 145 262 197 4 0.751
RT Ponting (Aus) 1995-2012 168 328 196 3 0.597
ME Waugh (Aus) 1991-2002 128 245 181 4 0.738
SP Fleming (NZ) 1994-2008 111 199 171 5 0.859
GC Smith (ICC/SA) 2002-2014 117 225 169 5 0.751
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2006 131 241 164 4 0.680
MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-1999 104 197 157 4 0.796
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 156 277 156 4 0.563
VVS Laxman (India) 1996-2012 134 248 135 4 0.544
ML Hayden (Aus) 1994-2009 103 205 128 4 0.624
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2004-2014 105 204 125 3 0.612
SK Warne (Aus) 1992-2007 145 281 125 3 0.444
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 87 165 122 4 0.739
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 121 232 122 4 0.525
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2004-2012 100 189 121 3 0.640
IT Botham (Eng) 1977-1992 102 179 120 3 0.670
MC Cowdrey (Eng) 1954-1975 114 214 120 3 0.560
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2002 102 189 115 4 0.608
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 200 366 115 3 0.314
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 168 318 112 3 0.352
RB Simpson (Aus) 1957-1978 62 117 110 4 0.940
WR Hammond (Eng) 1927-1947 85 154 110 3 0.714
GS Sobers (WI) 1954-1974 93 172 109 4 0.633
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 125 216 108 3 0.500
IM Chappell (Aus) 1964-1980 75 144 105 4 0.729
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 99 177 105 5 0.593
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1993-2005 100 179 105 4 0.586
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 118 211 103 3 0.488
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1996 107 195 99 4 0.507
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 105 195 99 3 0.507
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2014 89 165 98 3 0.593
CH Gayle (WI) 2000-2014 102 188 96 3 0.510
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 108 208 96 3 0.461
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2007-2014 57 105 95 3 0.904
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2003-2011 68 124 95 4 0.766
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 76 139 95 4 0.683
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2008 90 173 94 4 0.543
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1976-1993 124 218 93 3 0.426
V Sehwag (ICC/India) 2001-2013 104 192 91 3 0.473
GA Hick (Eng) 1991-2001 65 115 90 4 0.782
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1995 86 164 90 3 0.548
CH Lloyd (WI) 1966-1985 110 209 90 2 0.430
HP Tillakaratne (SL) 1989-2004 83 123 89 4 0.723
AB de Villiers (SA) 2004-2014 92 135 89 3 0.659
AW Greig (Eng) 1972-1977 58 107 87 4 0.813
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2005-2013 79 153 85 3 0.555
IR Redpath (Aus) 1964-1976 66 123 83 3 0.674
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 101 191 83 4 0.434
MA Atherton (Eng) 1989-2001 115 200 83 3 0.415
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2014 101 190 82 3 0.431
Inzamam-ul-Haq (ICC/Pak) 1992-2007 120 219 81 4 0.369
TW Graveney (Eng) 1951-1969 79 152 78 3 0.513
ST Jayasuriya (SL) 1991-2007 110 196 78 3 0.397
DB Vengsarkar (India) 1976-1992 116 202 78 4 0.386
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2013 87 153 77 4 0.503
AJ Lamb (Eng) 1982-1992 79 146 75 4 0.513
DI Gower (Eng) 1978-1992 117 211 74 3 0.350
JL Langer (Aus) 1993-2007 105 206 73 2 0.354
SM Pollock (SA) 1995-2008 108 205 72 3 0.351
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 233 72 2 0.309
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 77 130 71 4 0.546
SC Ganguly (India) 1996-2008 113 208 71 3 0.341
NJ Astle (NZ) 1996-2006 81 147 70 2 0.476

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:
England v India at Nottingham, 1st Test, Jul 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2128]
West Indies v New Zealand at Bridgetown, 3rd Test, Jun 26-30, 2014 [Test # 2127]
England v Sri Lanka at Leeds, 2nd Test, Jun 20-24, 2014 [Test # 2126]

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