Ranking The Top 10 Best International Fielders In IPL History

Ranking The Top 10 Best International Fielders In IPL History

In the contemporary game, fielding has become an essential component. More so in the T20 format with the IPL going onto give us some of the top fielders in the world

Cricket has undergone significant development since fitness and agility were included in the training.

Some of the forerunners or revolutionaries have consistently displayed their skills at the world’s largest cricketing festival, The Indian Premier League (IPL). “Skill” has been an essential feature of IPL throughout the years. Many cricketers have made their mark and here a list of top 10 international fielders in IPL over the decade. 

Ranking the Top Best 10 International fielders in the IPL 

1. David Warner: 68

 In international cricket, David Warner is perhaps the most exciting fielder. On the field, he has a diverse personality. Also, he can defend perimeter ropes and field in slips. Warner has grabbed 68 catches throughout all the season of IPL.

2. AB de Villiers: 83

ABD’s fielding ability has earned him the nickname “SUPERMAN.” As a result of his innate athleticism, he possesses the rare talent of anticipating and jumping in the right direction to make receptions. He has 83 catches to his name in IPL.

3. Kieron Pollard: 92

In his IPL career, he has taken 92 catches. In part because of his stature, he can execute a catch precisely at the boundary line. Pollard is one of the greatest fielders in the Indian Premier League (IPL) 

4. Faf Du Plessis: 59

Du Plessis can be positioned in any place on the turf, from being a slip fielder to guarding the long-on fence makes him a multi-tasking athlete.  The impact of his presence is ample to send a chill down the time of man while fielding. Total tallying 59 grabs go to Faf’s name in IPL


5. David Miller: 52

Miller does have a reputation as a ‘Batsman Killer’ on the field. When it comes to fielding, he is probably one of the finest in the industry. His natural knack to clutch acrobatic catches has long been such a highlight of his action-packed fielding. Overall 52 catches go to his name in IPL. 

6. Dwayne Bravo: 76

Bravo, in terms of direction, is considered as a player who has taken several spectacular catches and bowling dismissals of his own bowling. Aside from this rare skill, CSK supporters are well aware of his strong leaping abilities and several spectacular efforts near the perimeter.


7.  Glen Maxwell: 33

Glenn Maxwell, who is well-known for his slogs, switch hits, and off-spin, as well as his lightning-quick reactions and excellent flamboyant fielding. His spectacular grabs in the Indian Premier League have demonstrated his brilliance and competence.

8. Steven Smith

Steve Smith is a steady and deliberate outfielder, who plays with a great deal of patience and precision. Some of the top batters in the game have been dismissed by his one-handed catches. Batsmen can also be run out and runs can be stopped by his powerful firearm.

9. Brendon McCullum

Superhero of the New Zealand squad, Brendon McCullum is a force to be reckoned with. With his respectable hitting and dazzling fielding, he has often done miracles. He is well-known for catching difficult smashes from behind the wicket as well as in the outfield.


10. Jos Butler

IPL 2021 gold is on the line for the feisty batsman. He hit 328 runs in the IPL 2020. Only a few fans know how lethal Butler is with his sharp fielding and pin-point target throw. Butler overall contributes in all aspects be with batting, keeping, or even fielding to end this majestic list. 

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