Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI, T20i, Test

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Cricket is a huge theater where each ball has a story to tell, and there's art that's sometimes overlooked. The wicketkeeper, batsman, and bowler all move to the music.

When this waltz results in a record that is more interesting than any other in the sport, though, what then?

Enter the universe of "Most Wickets Taken Stumped" and discover the underappreciated heroes as well as their brilliant moments. Are you prepared to discover the truth behind these firings?

Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI, T20i, Test


The unpredictable twists and turns of the cricket match, which demands skill and strategy, often catch us off guard.

A "stumping" is an example of such a twist; it is a dismissal that demands exquisite time and coordination.

When it comes to dismissals, the stumping stands out as a testimonial to the agility of the wicketkeeper and the ingenuity of the bowler if we are talking about dismissals.

Now let us see the cricket records for Most Wickets Taken Stumped across all format down here.


Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI, T20i, Test


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvestumped% Wkts
77 M Muralidaran (Asia/ICC/SL) 1992-2011 495 63132 30803 1347 9/51 22.86 104 7.72
38 SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1992-2007 339 51347 25536 1001 8/71 25.51 86 8.59
28 Harbhajan Singh (Asia/IND) 1998-2016 367 41671 23143 711 8/84 32.54 54 7.59
12 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 212 19022 10701 447 7/55 23.93 52 11.63
25 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 430 29885 19467 690 7/36 28.21 50 7.24
37 A Kumble (Asia/IND) 1990-2008 403 55346 28767 956 10/74 30.09 50 5.23
6 ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 586 23433 15693 440 6/29 35.66 49 11.13
35 HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2018 181 29600 14892 525 9/127 28.36 49 9.33
19 Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2004 218 22840 12481 496 8/164 25.16 48 9.67
14 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2023 328 27341 16009 546 7/42 29.32 39 7.14
34 R Ashwin (IND) 2010-2023 275 32868 18421 717 7/59 25.69 36 5.02
17 Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1993 171 22226 11196 368 9/56 30.42 35 9.51
4 CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 329 23367 12593 307 5/26 41.01 34 11.07
22 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 442 43661 22863 705 7/87 32.42 34 4.82
4 AU Rashid (ENG) 2009-2023 253 12677 11341 357 5/27 31.76 33 9.24
10 Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2018 524 23032 17737 541 7/12 32.78 33 6.09
11 Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1989-2003 196 20075 11461 346 7/56 33.12 32 9.24
4 Abdur Razzak (BAN) 2004-2018 200 11710 8576 279 5/29 30.73 29 10.39
18 GP Swann (ENG) 2000-2013 178 19968 11389 410 6/65 27.77 29 7.07
6 Kuldeep Yadav (IND) 2017-2023 141 7092 5810 253 6/25 22.96 28 11.06
21 CV Grimmett (AUS) 1925-1936 37 14513 5231 216 7/40 24.21 28 12.96
3 RJ Shastri (IND) 1981-1992 230 22364 10835 280 5/15 38.69 28 10
10 Rashid Khan (AFG/ICC) 2015-2023 190 8708 6433 347 7/18 18.53 24 6.91
4 UDU Chandana (SL) 1994-2007 163 8827 6353 188 6/179 33.79 24 12.76
2 MJ Santner (NZ) 2015-2023 218 10780 8037 248 5/50 32.40 24 9.67
5 MM Ali (ENG) 2014-2023 284 19459 14111 358 6/53 39.41 24 6.7
3 YS Chahal (IND) 2016-2023 152 5503 5692 217 6/25 26.23 23 10.59
0 Shoaib Malik (ICC/PAK) 1999-2021 446 11240 8386 218 4/19 38.46 23 10.55
2 SR Tendulkar (IND) 1989-2013 664 12309 9354 201 5/32 46.53 23 11.44
23 NM Lyon (AUS) 2011-2023 153 33078 16761 526 8/50 31.86 22 4.18
9 BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2015 145 9769 6710 288 6/8 23.29 21 7.29
15 Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2000-2010 79 18551 9765 276 7/77 35.38 21 7.6
2 A Zampa (AUS) 2016-2023 169 6617 6464 247 5/19 26.17 20 8.09
0 Aamer Sohail (PAK) 1990-2000 203 7219 4752 110 4/22 43.20 20 18.18
12 SP Gupte (IND) 1951-1961 36 11284 4403 149 9/102 29.55 20 13.42

Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvestumped% Wkts
10 M Muralidaran (Asia/ICC/SL) 1993-2011 350 18811 12326 534 7/30 23.08 56 10.48
1 SK Warne (AUS/ICC) 1993-2005 194 10642 7541 293 5/33 25.73 50 17.06
4 ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL) 1989-2011 445 14874 11871 323 6/29 36.75 42 13
6 Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK) 1995-2003 169 8770 6275 288 5/20 21.78 41 14.23
3 Harbhajan Singh (Asia/IND) 1998-2015 236 12479 8973 269 5/31 33.35 36 13.38
0 CL Hooper (WI) 1987-2003 227 9573 6958 193 4/34 36.05 30 15.54
2 A Kumble (Asia/IND) 1990-2007 271 14496 10412 337 6/12 30.89 26 7.71
4 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 247 12575 9360 317 5/29 29.52 25 7.88
9 Shahid Afridi (Asia/ICC/PAK) 1996-2015 398 17670 13632 395 7/12 34.51 25 6.32
2 Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1983-1993 104 5100 3454 132 5/44 26.16 22 16.66
1 RJ Shastri (IND) 1981-1992 150 6613 4650 129 5/15 36.04 22 17.05
2 SR Tendulkar (IND) 1989-2012 463 8054 6850 154 5/32 44.48 22 14.28
2 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2023 197 9750 7936 220 5/33 36.07 22 10
2 AU Rashid (ENG) 2009-2023 135 6789 6377 199 5/27 32.04 21 10.55
2 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2008-2015 113 6000 4182 184 5/24 22.72 20 10.86
1 Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1989-2003 144 7543 5361 161 5/36 33.29 19 11.8
1 UDU Chandana (SL) 1994-2007 147 6142 4818 151 5/61 31.90 18 11.92
0 R Ashwin (IND) 2010-2023 116 6303 5180 156 4/25 33.20 18 11.53
2 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2015 295 14060 9674 305 5/7 31.71 18 5.9
2 Kuldeep Yadav (IND) 2017-2023 101 5126 4319 167 6/25 25.86 17 10.17
4 Abdur Razzak (BAN) 2004-2014 153 7965 6065 207 5/29 29.29 17 8.21
0 Shoaib Malik (PAK) 1999-2019 287 7958 6192 158 4/19 39.18 16 10.12
1 P Utseya (ZIM) 2004-2015 164 8571 6239 133 5/36 46.90 16 12.03
0 Aamer Sohail (PAK) 1990-2000 156 4836 3703 85 4/22 43.56 15 17.64
1 Yuvraj Singh (Asia/IND) 2000-2017 304 5048 4294 111 5/31 38.68 14 12.61
1 Saleem Malik (PAK) 1982-1999 283 3505 2959 89 5/35 33.24 13 14.6
3 AG Cremer (ZIM) 2009-2018 96 4680 3597 119 6/46 30.22 13 10.92
0 MM Ali (ENG) 2014-2023 138 5988 5311 111 4/46 47.84 13 11.71
0 Mohammad Nabi (AFG) 2009-2023 156 7314 5229 162 4/30 32.27 13 8.02
2 MJ Santner (NZ) 2015-2023 104 4875 3960 107 5/50 37.00 12 11.21
4 Rashid Khan (AFG) 2015-2023 103 5300 3748 183 7/18 20.48 12 6.55
2 GB Hogg (AUS) 1996-2008 123 5564 4188 156 5/32 26.84 12 7.69
2 IVA Richards (WI) 1975-1991 187 5644 4228 118 6/41 35.83 12 10.16
1 Mohammad Rafique (Asia/BAN) 1995-2007 125 6414 4739 125 5/47 37.91 12 9.6
2 YS Chahal (IND) 2016-2023 72 3739 3283 121 6/42 27.13 11 9.09
1 GP Swann (ENG) 2000-2013 79 3809 2888 104 5/28 27.76 11 10.57
0 PA de Silva (SL) 1984-2003 308 5148 4177 106 4/30 39.40 11 10.37
0 RW Price (ZIM) 2002-2012 102 5374 3575 100 4/22 35.75 11 11
0 TM Dilshan (SL) 1999-2016 330 5880 4778 106 4/4 45.07 11 10.37
0 HDPK Dharmasena (SL) 1994-2004 141 7009 4998 138 4/37 36.21 11 7.97
1 CH Gayle (ICC/WI) 1999-2019 301 7424 5926 167 5/46 35.48 11 6.58
0 AR Border (AUS) 1979-1994 273 2661 2071 73 3/20 28.36 10 13.69
0 HMRKB Herath (SL) 2004-2015 71 3242 2362 74 4/20 31.91 10 13.51
3 BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2015 87 4154 3324 152 6/13 21.86 10 6.57
1 A Zampa (AUS) 2016-2023 96 5052 4641 165 5/35 28.12 10 6.06

Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: T20i


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvestumped% Wkts
0 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2015 64 1430 1516 85 4/19 17.83 19 22.35
2 Shakib Al Hasan (BAN) 2006-2023 117 2535 2869 140 5/20 20.49 16 11.42
2 D Maisuria (BOT) 2019-2023 33 682 593 66 5/18 8.98 15 22.72
0 SO Ngoche (KENYA) 2010-2023 70 1420 1472 85 4/14 17.31 14 16.47
0 SP Narine (WI) 2012-2019 51 1102 1105 52 4/12 21.25 12 23.07
1 YS Chahal (IND) 2016-2023 80 1764 2409 96 6/25 25.09 12 12.5
0 MJ Santner (NZ) 2015-2023 90 1868 2206 100 4/11 22.06 11 11
2 Rashid Khan (AFG/ICC) 2015-2023 82 1874 1925 130 5/3 14.80 11 8.46
2 Imran Tahir (SA/World) 2013-2019 38 845 948 63 5/23 15.04 10 15.87
1 A Zampa (AUS) 2016-2023 74 1589 1856 82 5/19 22.63 10 12.19
0 J Bulele (MOZ) 2019-2022 27 457 512 32 4/13 16.00 9 28.12
0 S Thakor (TAN) 2021-2023 46 828 795 49 4/5 16.22 9 18.36
0 GH Dockrell (IRE) 2010-2023 125 1562 1869 82 4/20 22.79 9 10.97
0 AU Rashid (ENG) 2009-2023 99 2072 2574 98 4/2 26.26 9 9.18
1 Kuldeep Yadav (IND) 2017-2023 32 687 758 52 5/24 14.57 8 15.38
0 Abdur Razzak (BAN) 2006-2014 34 730 838 44 4/16 19.04 8 18.18
1 Vraj Patel (KENYA) 2021-2023 35 744 594 57 5/12 10.42 8 14.03
2 BAW Mendis (SL) 2008-2014 39 885 952 66 6/8 14.42 8 12.12
0 GP Swann (ENG) 2008-2012 39 810 859 51 3/13 16.84 7 13.72
1 MRJ Watt (SCOT) 2015-2023 58 1218 1407 69 5/27 20.39 7 10.14
0 RA Jadeja (IND) 2009-2022 64 1237 1453 51 3/15 28.49 7 13.72
0 Mohammad Hafeez (PAK) 2006-2021 119 1261 1388 61 4/10 22.75 7 11.47
0 H Ssenyondo (UGA) 2019-2023 66 1294 1182 71 4/4 16.64 7 9.85
0 Shadab Khan (PAK) 2017-2023 92 1951 2301 104 4/8 22.12 7 6.73
2 Zaker Taqawi (SWE) 2022-2023 14 285 270 28 5/17 9.64 6 21.42
1 LA Burns (ESP) 2022-2023 17 352 326 27 5/11 12.07 6 22.22
0 Iqbal Hussain (QAT) 2019-2021 26 564 693 45 4/16 15.40 6 13.33
0 Shoaib Malik (ICC/PAK) 2006-2021 124 570 675 28 2/7 24.10 6 21.42
0 AJ Hosein (WI) 2021-2023 39 774 932 31 4/30 30.06 6 19.35
0 BM Scholtz (NAM) 2019-2023 46 946 919 50 4/12 18.38 6 12
0 Pavandeep Singh (MAL) 2019-2023 44 954 939 54 3/12 17.38 6 11.11
0 S Badree (WI/World) 2012-2018 52 1146 1180 56 4/15 21.07 6 10.71
1 S Lamichhane (ICC/NEP) 2018-2023 52 1175 1233 98 5/9 12.58 6 6.12
0 Mohammad Nabi (AFG) 2010-2023 109 1990 2427 87 4/10 27.89 6 6.89
0 IS Sodhi (NZ) 2014-2023 102 2119 2822 126 4/28 22.39 6 4.76
0 RM Haq (SCOT) 2007-2013 21 450 472 28 3/20 16.85 5 17.85
0 V Ganesan (GER) 2019-2023 43 528 512 21 3/11 24.38 5 23.8
1 Samiullah Shinwari (AFG) 2010-2022 65 634 688 28 5/13 24.57 5 17.85
0 Virandeep Singh (MAL) 2019-2023 67 752 658 45 4/10 14.62 5 11.11
0 Washington Sundar (IND) 2017-2023 40 753 900 31 3/22 29.03 5 16.12
0 Muslim Yar (GER) 2019-2023 40 828 853 52 3/9 16.40 5 9.61
0 NL McCullum (NZ) 2007-2016 63 1123 1278 58 4/16 22.03 5 8.62
0 Ehsan Khan (HKG) 2016-2023 51 1134 1148 68 4/24 16.88 5 7.35
1 T Shamsi (SA) 2017-2023 63 1360 1676 76 5/24 22.05 5 6.57
0 R Ashwin (IND) 2010-2022 65 1452 1672 72 4/8 23.22 5 6.94
0 Shahid Afridi (ICC/PAK) 2006-2018 99 2168 2396 98 4/11 24.44 5 5.1

Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: Test


5PlayerSpanMatBallsRunsWktsBBIAvestumped% Wkts
67 M Muralidaran (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 44039 18180 800 9/51 22.72 47 5.87
37 SK Warne (AUS) 1992-2007 145 40705 17995 708 8/71 25.41 36 5.08
34 HMRKB Herath (SL) 1999-2018 93 25993 12157 433 9/127 28.07 35 8.08
21 CV Grimmett (AUS) 1925-1936 37 14513 5231 216 7/40 24.21 28 12.96
35 A Kumble (IND) 1990-2008 132 40850 18355 619 10/74 29.65 24 3.87
23 NM Lyon (AUS) 2011-2023 122 31422 15379 496 8/50 31.00 21 4.23
12 SP Gupte (IND) 1951-1961 36 11284 4403 149 9/102 29.55 20 13.42
15 Danish Kaneria (PAK) 2000-2010 61 17697 9082 261 7/77 34.79 19 7.27
6 AA Mailey (AUS) 1920-1926 21 6119 3358 99 9/121 33.91 18 18.18
8 MH Mankad (IND) 1946-1959 44 14686 5236 162 8/52 32.32 18 11.11
14 BS Bedi (IND) 1966-1979 67 21364 7637 266 7/98 28.71 18 6.76
8 Iqbal Qasim (PAK) 1976-1988 50 13019 4807 171 7/49 28.11 17 9.94
12 SCG MacGill (AUS) 1998-2008 44 11237 6038 208 8/108 29.02 15 7.21
25 Harbhajan Singh (IND) 1998-2015 103 28580 13537 417 8/84 32.46 15 3.59
16 R Benaud (AUS) 1952-1964 63 19108 6704 248 7/72 27.03 14 5.64
10 Saeed Ajmal (PAK) 2009-2014 35 11592 5003 178 7/55 28.10 13 7.3
10 Mushtaq Ahmed (PAK) 1990-2003 52 12532 6100 185 7/56 32.97 13 7.02
15 Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1990 67 17126 7742 236 9/56 32.80 13 5.5
34 R Ashwin (IND) 2011-2023 94 25113 11569 489 7/59 23.65 13 2.65
20 DL Vettori (ICC/NZ) 1997-2014 113 28814 12441 362 7/87 34.36 13 3.59
3 IWG Johnson (AUS) 1946-1956 45 8780 3182 109 7/44 29.19 12 11
7 PP Ojha (IND) 2009-2013 24 7633 3420 113 6/47 30.26 11 9.73
6 DR Doshi (IND) 1979-1983 33 9322 3502 114 6/102 30.71 11 9.64
16 Yasir Shah (PAK) 2014-2022 48 14255 7657 244 8/41 31.38 11 4.5
17 GP Swann (ENG) 2008-2013 60 15349 7642 255 6/65 29.96 11 4.31
3 CL McCool (AUS) 1946-1950 14 2504 958 36 5/41 26.61 10 27.77
2 Nasim-ul-Ghani (PAK) 1958-1973 29 4406 1959 52 6/67 37.67 10 19.23
4 D Bishoo (WI) 2011-2018 36 8067 4350 117 8/49 37.17 10 8.54
9 JC Laker (ENG) 1948-1959 46 12027 4101 193 10/53 21.24 10 5.18
12 RA Jadeja (IND) 2012-2023 67 16354 6620 275 7/42 24.07 10 3.63
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Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI, T20i, Test


Cricket Record for Most Wickets Taken Stumped: ODI, T20i, Test

The wicketkeepers are vitally important to the overall success of the game, despite the fact that batters and bowlers receive the majority of the attention the game receives.

Their swift eliminations, in especially their stumpings, have the ability to significantly affect the way the game is played overall.

The fact that they are the ones who hold the record for the most wickets taken and dismissals that were taken as a consequence of their efforts speaks volumes about the degree of expertise and dedication that they possess.

One further thing to consider is that it is not solely about the individual’s level of brilliance. It is of utmost significance for a wicketkeeper and a bowler to establish a friendly and productive working relationship.

These fascinating moments, in which a batsman is left perplexed and the bails are sent flying, are the consequence of their joint efforts.

The Pinnacle of Stumping: ODI, T20i, and Test Matches

Every ball matters in the high-pressure world of One Day Internationals (ODI). Here, Most Wickets Taken Stumped is not just a record; it’s a badge of honor. It showcases a player’s ability to seize opportunities and turn the tide in their team’s favor.

Transitioning to T20i, the game’s shortest format, the stakes rise even higher. Every dismissal can change the game’s outcome, making the record for Most Wickets Taken Stumped even more coveted.

It’s a testament to the wicketkeeper’s quick reflexes and the bowler’s ability to deceive the batsman. Lastly, in the Test arena, patience and endurance reign supreme. Yet, even here, the art of stumping shines brightly.

Achieving the Most Wickets Taken Stumped in Test matches is no small feat. It speaks volumes about a player’s consistency and prowess over extended periods.

Top 5 Maestros of Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped in ODI Cricket

The strategic and precise sport of cricket has produced many legendary figures over the years.

Although there are many different records that players want to break, the Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped record is special because it requires both the skill of the bowler and the quickness of the wicketkeeper.

The bowler’s skill to fool the batsman is impressive, but the wicketkeeper’s timing is what really sets this record apart.

Let’s take a closer look at the top five players who have left their mark on ODI cricket history by taking the most stumpings.

1. M Muralidaran (Asia/ICC/SL)

Spanning a career from 1993 to 2011, Muralidaran’s name is synonymous with spin wizardry. With 534 wickets from 350 matches, he boasts an average of 23.08.

His best bowling figures stand at an impressive 7/30. But what’s truly remarkable is his record of 56 stumpings, making up 10.48% of his total dismissals. This feat underscores his ability to outfox batsmen consistently.

2. SK Warne (AUS/ICC)

The legendary Australian spinner, SK Warne, graced the field from 1993 to 2005. In 194 matches, he claimed 293 wickets with an average of 25.73.

His best figures read 5/33. Warne’s 50 stumpings account for a significant 17.06% of his total dismissals, showcasing his knack for setting up batsmen for the wicketkeeper.

3. ST Jayasuriya (Asia/SL)

A versatile player, ST Jayasuriya’s career spanned from 1989 to 2011. While known for his explosive batting, Jayasuriya was also a potent bowler, claiming 323 wickets in 445 matches.

With an average of 36.75 and best figures of 6/29, he has 42 stumpings to his name. These stumpings constitute 13% of his total dismissals.

4. Saqlain Mushtaq (PAK)

Saqlain Mushtaq, the Pakistani spin maestro, played from 1995 to 2003. In 169 matches, he took 288 wickets at an average of 21.78.

His best bowling figures are an enviable 5/20. With 41 stumpings, 14.23% of his dismissals were due to batsmen being outfoxed and stumped.

5. Harbhajan Singh (Asia/IND)

Harbhajan Singh, India’s spin stalwart, had a career from 1998 to 2015. He claimed 269 wickets in 236 matches, averaging 33.35.

His best figures stand at 5/31. With 36 stumpings, 13.38% of his dismissals saw batsmen caught off guard and stumped.

Top 5 Players in Cricket Record for Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped: T20I

Cricket, with its myriad strategies and nuances, has always been a game of numbers and records. Among the many records that players strive for, the record for “dismissals most wickets taken stumped” in T20I stands out.

This particular record is a testament to the bowler’s ability to deceive the batsman and the wicketkeeper’s agility to capitalize on that moment.

Let’s dive into the top 5 players who have etched their names in this prestigious record.

1. Saeed Ajmal (PAK)

Between 2009 and 2015, Saeed Ajmal showcased his mastery in T20I cricket. Playing 64 matches, he bowled 1430 balls, conceding 1516 runs.

With a best bowling figure of 4/19, he boasts an average of 17.83. What’s remarkable is his record of 19 stumpings, making up 22.35% of his total wickets.

Truly, his ability to achieve the most wickets taken stumped is commendable.

2. Shakib Al Hasan (BAN)

A stalwart for Bangladesh, Shakib Al Hasan’s cricketing journey from 2006 to 2023 is nothing short of legendary. In 117 matches, he has bowled 2535 balls, giving away 2869 runs.

With an impressive best bowling figure of 5/20 and an average of 20.49, Shakib has 16 dismissals to his name via stumpings, which account for 11.42% of his total wickets.

3. D Maisuria (BOT)

Emerging as a force to reckon with between 2019 and 2023, D Maisuria has played 33 matches for Botswana. He has bowled 682 balls, conceding just 593 runs.

With an astonishing average of 8.98 and a best figure of 5/18, Maisuria has 15 stumpings, which make up a significant 22.72% of his total dismissals.

4. SO Ngoche (KENYA)

Representing Kenya from 2010 to 2023, SO Ngoche has been a consistent performer. In 67 matches, he has bowled 1366 balls and given away 1416 runs.

With a best figure of 4/14 and an average of 16.85, Ngoche has achieved 14 stumpings, contributing to 16.66% of his total wickets.

5. SP Narine (WI)

The West Indies‘ SP Narine, between 2012 and 2019, played 51 matches. He bowled 1102 balls, conceding 1105 runs.

With a best bowling figure of 4/12 and an average of 21.25, Narine has 12 dismissals via stumpings, which is a significant 23.07% of his total wickets.

5 of Test Cricket’s Greatest Most Wickets Taken Stumped

The numbers and subtleties of cricket have produced many legendary players. When it comes to Test matches, the record for “dismissals most wickets taken stumped” has a special allure among the many records that players try to break.

This statistic is a testament to the skill of both the bowler and the wicketkeeper. Let’s take a closer look at the five most influential people in this special field.

1. M Muralidaran (ICC/SL)

Spanning from 1992 to 2010, Muralidaran’s illustrious career saw him play 133 matches. With a staggering 800 wickets from 44,039 balls, he boasts an average of 22.72.

His best bowling in an innings stands at 9/51. Out of these wickets, 47 were stumpings, making up 5.87% of his total dismissals.

Truly, Muralidaran’s name is synonymous with “most wickets taken stumped” in the annals of Test cricket.

2. SK Warne (AUS)

The Australian legend, SK Warne, graced the cricketing world from 1992 to 2007. In 145 matches, he delivered 40,705 balls and claimed 708 wickets at an average of 25.41.

His best figures in an innings are 8/71. With 36 of his wickets resulting from stumpings, they account for 5.08% of his total dismissals.

3. HMRKB Herath (SL)

HMRKB Herath, another gem from Sri Lanka, showcased his talent from 1999 to 2018. In 93 matches, he bowled 25,993 balls and took 433 wickets with an impressive average of 28.07.

His record for an innings stands at 9/127. Remarkably, 35 of his wickets were stumpings, contributing to 8.08% of his total dismissals.

4. CV Grimmett (AUS)

CV Grimmett, an Australian legend from yesteryears, played between 1925 and 1936. In 37 matches, he bowled 14,513 balls, capturing 216 wickets at an average of 24.21.

His best performance in an innings was 7/40. Notably, 28 of his wickets were stumpings, making up a significant 12.96% of his dismissals.

5. A Kumble (IND)

India’s spin wizard, A Kumble, spun his magic from 1990 to 2008. Over 132 matches, he delivered 40,850 balls and secured 619 wickets, averaging 29.65.

His best figures are a remarkable 10/74. Out of these, 24 were stumpings, constituting 3.87% of his total wickets.

A Look Ahead to Stumping Records’ Future

The records of cricket change with time. Players will be driven to further refine their skills as they strive to achieve the Most Wickets Taken Stumped.

The finest are drawn to this challenge, which demands that they make a lasting impression on the game. To sum up, there are many memorable events in cricket, but stumping is one of my favorites.

Dismissals Most Wickets Taken Stumped is more than simply a record; it tells a tale of unmatched talent, passion, and devotion. As fans, all we can do is anxiously await the next author to rewrite this story.

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