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Most Catches in IPL by Wicket Keeper | MS Dhoni tops the List

effective wicketkeeper throughout the entire existence of the Indian Premier League. Dhoni required 2 excusals to go past Karthik before the beginning of the IPL 2019 final showdown between Chennai Super Kings and Mumbai Indians in Hyderabad on Sunday. 

MS Dhoni, playing in his 190th IPL coordinate, went past Dinesh Karthik with his second excusal of the match. He has driven Chennai Super Kings to 3 IPL titles and played for Rising Pune Supergiant in 2016 and 2017 when CSK were serving a 2-year suspension. 


1.MS Dhoni broke Dinesh Karthik’s record for most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in IPL

2. Dhoni now as 132 dismissals in the IPL while KKR skipper Dinesh Karthik has 129

3. MS Dhoni is the only Indian with 200 IPL sixes and the only IPL captain with 100 wins

MS Dhoni equalled Dinesh Karthik’s record when he clutched an edge from Quinton de Kock off Shardul Thakur in the fifth over and went past DK in the following over when he took a catch to excuse Rohit Sharma off Deepak Chahar. 

MS Dhoni has driven Chennai Super Kings to 8 finals out of the 10 seasons they have played in the Indian Premier League. 

M.S Dhoni (Pic Credit – Instagram)

Dinesh Karthik, who presently drives Kolkata Knight Riders in the Indian Premier League has affected 131 excusals – 101 gets and 30 stumpings. MS Dhoni now has 132 excusals as a wicketkeeper in the IPL. 

By chance, Robin Uthappa, who has 90 excusals behind the wickets and is third on the rundown, is a normal wicketkeeper. Parthiv Patel, presently with Royal Challengers Bangalore, has 82 excusals from 139 matches while Wriddhiman Saha, with 75 excusals from 120 IPL matches is fifth in the rundown. 

MS Dhoni has a few other IPL records to his name. 

In April 2019, MS Dhoni turned into the first skipper to win 100 matches in the Indian Premier League when he drove Chennai Super Kings to a 4-wicket triumph over Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur during IPL 2019. During a spine chiller against Royal Challengers Bangalore, MS Dhoni turned into the first Indian to hit 200 sixes in the Indian Premier League. He hit 7 sixes in a vocation best 84 not out off 48 balls yet Chennai Super Kings lost the game by 1 run.

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