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Quickest Indian wicket-keeper to 100 test dismissals

In this article, we will check out the top 5 list of the quickest Indian wicket-keeper to reach 100 Test dismissals.

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Arijit Barua
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Indian wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant broke the record of former Indian skipper, MS Dhoni, to become the fastest Indian wicket-keeper to reach 100 dismissals in Test. Rishabh Pant reached the milestone of 100 dismissals in just 26 matches. Meanwhile, he achieved this feat in the ongoing Test match against South Africa at Centurian. The previous record was in 36 games, in which both MSD and Wriddhiman Saha were the record holder. However, let's check out the top 5 list of the quickest Indian wicket-keeper to reach 100 Test dismissals.

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#5. Nayan Mongia | 41 matches

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Former Indian wicket-keeper from Baroda, Nayan Mongia has completed his 100 test dismissals after playing 41 tests for India. Nayan Mongia has played for India between 1993 to 2001. Mongia has played in 44 Tests for India, in which he has registered 99 catches and 8 stumpings from behind the stump. Meanwhile, Mongia has aggregated 1442 runs with an average of 24.03.

#4. Kiran More | 39 matches

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Another Former Indian keeper-batsman from Baroda is in fourth place on this list. Yes, we are talking about Kiran More. Kiran has reached the 100 test dismissals mark after playing 39 tests for India. More has played 49 Tests for India between 1886 to 1993 and registered 110 catches and 20 stumpings from behind the stumps. Moreover, More has aggregated 1285 runs with an average of 25.70.

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#3. Wriddhiman Saha | 36 matches

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India's current wicketkeeper-batsman from Bengal, Wriddhiman Saha comes at third place on this list. Saha has completed his 100 test dismissals for India in just 36 games. Meanwhile, that means he was the record holder along with MSD, before yesterday Pant broke this record. Wriddhiman has registered 92 catches and 12 stumpings so far after playing 40 tests for India. However, Saha has aggregated 1353 runs with an average of 29.41 in Tests. Currently, he is in the Indian test squad and may add more grabs from behind the wickets.

#2. Mahendra Singh Dhoni | 36 matches

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Former Indian World Cup-winning skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni has completed 100 test dismissals after playing just 36 games for India. MSD has played for India in Tests between 2004 to 2014. MS Dhoni has registered 256 catches and 38 stumpings from behind the wickets. In 90 Tests, the former Indian captain has aggregated 4876 runs with an average of 38.09. Dhoni was holding the record of the fastest Indian keeper to reach 100 test dismissals, which he reached in 36 games.

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#1. Rishabh Pant | 26 matches

India's current wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant broke the record of former Indian captain MS Dhoni to become the quickest Indian wicket-keeper to reach the milestone of 100 test dismissals. Pant reached the 100 test dismissals mark yesterday against South Africa, playing just the 26th test match for his country. Rishabh Pant has registered 92 catches and 8 stumpings from behind the stumps. He reached the milestone after taking Rabada's catch in Shami's delivery. In 26 tests, Pant has aggregated 1557 runs with an average of 38.92. However, Pant is currently holding this record of the quickest Indian wicketkeeper-batsman to reach 100 test dismissals in just 26 games.

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N.B: The stats are accurate as of 29/12/2021.

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