Keepers play an important role in bowlers success as they can effect number of dismissals such as caught behind, stump and run-out. Keepers are also believed to have the safest pair of hands as they have gloves with them take the catch easily. Yet there have many instances when keepers have missed out on important stumpings or dropped catches. 

Let us take a look at keepers with most dismissals in IPL 2014 – 

Name

Matches

Innings

Dismissals

Catches

Stumpings

Parthiv Patel (RCB)

5

5

7

7

0

Wridhiman Saha (KXIP)

6

6

6

5

1

CM Gautam (MI)

5

5

5

3

2

Robin Uthappa (KKR)

6

5

3

0

3

MS Dhoni (CSK)

6

6

3

3

0

Dinesh Karthik (DD)

6

6

3

2

1

Parthiv Patel leads the list with 7 dismissals, all 7 coming off catches in the 5 matches he has played. Next in the list is Kings XI Punjab wicket-keeper Wridhiman Saha with 5 dismissals in 6 matches.

 

Stat updated till May 3, 2014