A look at the top five wicket-keepers to appear at the ICC Cricket World Cup.
Today stamps 482 days until the point when the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 gets in progress in England and Wales; an indistinguishable number from Kumar Sangakkara’s record measure of ODI expulsions by a wicket-manager.
To praise the record, we chose to take a gander at the main five wicket-keepers – as far as expulsions – at the World Cup.
1. Kumar Sangakkara (54)
It’s fitting that Kumar Sangakkara tops the rundown of most expulsions by a wicket-attendant at the World Cup.
Sangakkara played a part in 54 wickets crosswise over 36 innings behind the stumps at the World Cup, at a normal of 1.5 expulsions for each innings.
He began his World Cup vocation with three gets and a baffling against New Zealand on made a big appearance in 2003 – which ended up being his most productive competition with the gloves, winding up with 17 expulsions altogether.
15 rejections followed in 2007, 14 out of 2011, preceding he finished his World Cup profession with eight of every 2015.
Sangakkara’s best return for rejections in an innings is four, an accomplishment he accomplished on three events; twice in 2003 and once in 2011. He additionally holds the record for the most stumpings at the World Cup, serenely finishing the diagrams with 13.
2. Adam Gilchrist (52)
It wouldn’t be a rundown ever awesome wicket-keepers without Adam Gilchrist.
The previous Australia gloveman is second to Sangakkara in ODI and Cricket World Cup rejections, and keeping in mind that Gilchrist doesn’t hold the record for most expulsions at the competition, he holds different others.
His 21 rejections from only 10 innings in Australia’s World Cup-winning effort in 2003 is a record for one version of the competition. He likewise shares the record for most ejections in an innings (with Pakistan’s Sarfraz Ahmed) on account of six gets against Namibia in 2003.
Gilchrist arrived at the midpoint of a great 1.677 expulsions for each innings at the World Cup, the most astounding rate of any of the main five keepers.
3. MS Dhoni (32)
Coming in at joint-third is a man who may well get the chance to add to his count in 2019 – India wicket-keeper MS Dhoni.
Dhoni has played in three versions of the World Cup (2007, 2011, 2015), guaranteeing 32 expulsions in 20 diversions at a rate of 1.6 for each innings.
His latest competition was his most productive to date; he guaranteed 15 expulsions (all gets) as India achieved the semi-finals in 2015.
It was in 2015 that Dhoni asserted his record number of rejections in an innings with four gets against Bangladesh in Melbourne.
4. Brendon McCullum (32)
Offering the third spot to MS Dhoni is previous New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum, who additionally guaranteed 32 rejections behind the stumps at the World Cup.
While Dhoni has kept wicket in each and every one of his World Cup appearances, McCullum was behind the stumps 25 times in 34 recreations.
He guaranteed his expulsions at a marginally slower rate than Dhoni (1.280 for every innings) crosswise over four releases of the World Cup (2003, 2007, 2011, 2015).
The 2007 competition in the West Indies was his most productive behind the stumps, with McCullum guaranteeing 14 casualties in 10 innings.
5. Mark Boucher (31)
No man has taken more Test expulsions than Mark Boucher (555), the man who finishes the main five wicket-keepers at the ICC Cricket World Cup.
The previous South Africa gloveman finished his World Cup vocation with 31 scalps from 25 innings at a normal of 1.240 rejections for each innings.
Boucher’s World Cup make a big appearance in 1999 saw him complete with 11 rejections – his joint-best return close by 2003 version.
His best exertion in an innings at the Cricket World Cup additionally came in his introduction competition, when he took four gets against Australia in the well known tied semi-last at Edgbaston.