Top 10 Wicketkeeper: Presently wicket keepers are limited to batting and wicket keeping. But did you know that some of these wicket keepers excelled in keeping, batting and bowling as well?
Jun 16, 2023 | 8:31 PM
Part-time bowlers are rarely seen in international cricket except bowlers and all-rounders. Batters like Virat Kohli, Rohit Sharma and Shreyas Iyer are also part-time spinners. But they rarely get a chance to bowl.
And when it comes to wicket keepers these days wicket keepers are limited to batting and wicket keeping only. But did you know that some of these wicket keepers excelled in keeping, batting and bowling too? Now let’s see the details of such top 10 wicket keepers..
Rahul Dravid, who is currently the coach of Team India, has taken 1 wicket in Tests and 4 wickets in ODIs.
African team batsman AB de Villiers bowled along with keeping and took 2 wickets in Tests and 7 wickets in ODIs.
The former captain of Team India MS Dhoni took 1 wicket in ODIs.
Indian player Syed Kirmani took 1 wicket in Tests.
Lankan wicket keeper Kushal Mendis bowled in Test cricket and took 1 wicket.
New Zealand Hurricane wicket keeper batsman Brendon McCullum also took 1 wicket in the Test.
South Africa’s Mark Boucher took 1 wicket in Tests.
Another Sri Lankan player Tillakaratne Dilshan along with keeping took 106 wickets in ODIs, 39 in Tests and 9 wickets in T20Is.
Brendan Taylor of Zimbabwe took 9 wickets in 1 ODI in T20.
Tatender Taibu from Zimbabwe took 1 wicket in Tests and 2 wickets in ODIs.
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