Records / Combined Test, ODI and T20I records / Fielding records / Most catches in career

Most catches
Player Span Mat Inns Ct Max Ct/Inn
DPMD Jayawardene (Asia/SL) 1997-2014 622 736 421 4 0.572
RT Ponting (Aus/ICC) 1995-2012 560 717 364 3 0.507
JH Kallis (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2014 519 664 338 4 0.509
R Dravid (Asia/ICC/India) 1996-2012 509 571 334 4 0.584
SP Fleming (ICC/NZ) 1994-2008 396 480 306 5 0.637
GC Smith (Afr/ICC/SA) 2002-2014 347 454 292 5 0.643
ME Waugh (Aus) 1988-2002 372 488 289 4 0.592
BC Lara (ICC/WI) 1990-2007 430 537 284 4 0.528
AR Border (Aus) 1978-1994 429 547 283 4 0.517
M Azharuddin (India) 1984-2000 433 509 261 5 0.512
SR Tendulkar (India) 1989-2013 664 823 256 4 0.311
MJ Clarke (Aus) 2003-2014 375 472 238 4 0.504
Younis Khan (Pak) 2000-2014 367 435 236 4 0.542
CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 329 414 235 4 0.567
LRPL Taylor (NZ) 2006-2014 255 301 223 4 0.740
SR Waugh (Aus) 1985-2004 493 642 223 3 0.347
IVA Richards (WI) 1974-1991 308 418 222 4 0.531
PD Collingwood (Eng) 2001-2011 300 356 217 4 0.609
CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2014 399 480 215 3 0.447
MA Taylor (Aus) 1989-1999 217 310 213 4 0.687
MEK Hussey (Aus) 2004-2013 302 375 210 3 0.560
HH Gibbs (SA) 1996-2010 361 442 210 4 0.475
SK Warne (Aus/ICC) 1992-2007 339 474 205 3 0.432
ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 668 205 3 0.306
TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2014 434 487 204 4 0.418
M Muralitharan (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 592 203 3 0.342
ML Hayden (Aus/ICC) 1993-2009 273 372 197 4 0.529
Inzamam-ul-Haq (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1991-2007 499 593 194 4 0.327
V Sehwag (Asia/ICC/India) 1999-2013 374 456 186 3 0.407
SM Pollock (Afr/ICC/SA) 1995-2008 423 517 182 3 0.352
AB de Villiers (Afr/SA) 2004-2014 313 277 179 3 0.646
AJ Strauss (Eng) 2003-2012 231 320 179 3 0.559
VVS Laxman (India) 1996-2012 220 333 174 4 0.522
SC Ganguly (Asia/India) 1992-2008 424 517 171 3 0.330
RS Mahanama (SL) 1986-1999 265 293 165 4 0.563
RB Richardson (WI) 1983-1996 310 386 165 4 0.427
Javed Miandad (Pak) 1975-1996 357 447 163 3 0.364
IT Botham (Eng) 1976-1992 218 295 156 3 0.528
NJ Astle (NZ) 1995-2007 308 370 156 3 0.421
GA Hick (Eng) 1991-2001 185 234 154 4 0.658
DJG Sammy (WI) 2004-2014 203 231 149 5 0.645
Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/Pak) 1996-2014 479 498 149 2 0.299
GA Gooch (Eng) 1975-1995 243 336 148 3 0.440
GP Thorpe (Eng) 1993-2005 182 260 147 4 0.565
GS Chappell (Aus) 1970-1984 161 237 145 4 0.611
Saleem Malik (Pak) 1982-1999 386 460 145 4 0.315
DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2013 420 506 145 3 0.286
A Kumble (Asia/India) 1990-2008 403 510 145 2 0.284
S Chanderpaul (WI) 1994-2014 446 569 145 2 0.254
DC Boon (Aus) 1984-1996 288 375 144 4 0.384
G Kirsten (SA) 1993-2004 286 373 143 4 0.383
ME Trescothick (Eng) 2000-2006 202 258 142 4 0.550
CG Greenidge (WI) 1974-1991 236 335 141 3 0.420
DJ Bravo (WI) 2004-2014 247 275 140 3 0.509
HP Tillakaratne (SL) 1986-2004 283 270 139 4 0.514
JN Rhodes (SA) 1992-2003 297 338 139 5 0.411
PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2003 401 456 138 4 0.302
MD Crowe (NZ) 1982-1995 220 271 137 4 0.505
IR Bell (Eng) 2004-2014 257 347 136 3 0.391
AN Cook (Eng) 2006-2014 193 284 135 3 0.475
Ijaz Ahmed (Pak) 1986-2001 310 359 135 3 0.376
N Kapil Dev (India) 1978-1994 356 452 135 3 0.298
ADR Campbell (Zim) 1992-2003 248 291 134 3 0.460
Yuvraj Singh (Asia/India) 2000-2014 373 403 133 3 0.330
Wasim Akram (Pak) 1984-2003 460 538 132 3 0.245
SM Gavaskar (India) 1971-1987 233 323 130 4 0.402

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

Records includes the following recent matches:
England v India at Southampton, 3rd Test, Jul 27-31, 2014 [Test # 2132]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
Zimbabwe v Afghanistan at Bulawayo, 4th ODI, Jul 24, 2014 [ODI # 3506]

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