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Is Adam Gilchrist the best wicket keeper?

Is Adam Gilchrist the best wicket keeper?

Widely regarded as one of the greatest wicket-keeper-batsman in the history of the game, Gilchrist held the world record for the most dismissals by a wicket-keeper in One Day International (ODI) cricket until it was surpassed by Kumar Sangakkara in 2015 and the most by an Australian in Test cricket.

Was Gilchrist a good batsman?

Gilchrist, for most of his career, was ranked in the top five batsmen in ODIs and for a long time his Test batting average was over 60, though he finished in mid-40s. He was at one point ranked No 1 batsman in Tests.

How many dismissals does Adam Gilchrist have?

Adam Gilchrist is a player who should be remembered as being even better than his statistics suggest – a big statement, but a true one. Given that he made more dismissals (416) than anyone else in Tests, and had a batting average of 47.60, the stats say a lot about his greatness.

Who is better Sangakkara or Gilchrist?

They both have been aesthetics in both the departments they got involved in and their contribution to their team is well ahead of anything other wicketkeepers could make. To sum up with the comparison, Adam Gilchrist is the better wicketkeeper, while Kumar Sangakkara is the better wicket keeper- batsman.

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Who holds the world record of maximum runs in Test cricket?

The leading run-scorer of all time in cricket test matches is India’s Sachin Tendulkar. Nicknamed “The Little Master”, Tendulkar scored 15,921 in his test match career spanning from 1989 to 2013.

Is MS Dhoni better than Adam Gilchrist?

MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist, two of the greatest wicketkeeper-batsmen in cricket history, did it for 90 and 96 Test matches respectively….Runs scored in team wins.

Mahendra Singh Dhoni Sri Lanka
Adam Gilchrist Sri Lanka

Who is the best MS Dhoni or Adam Gilchrist?

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Players Innings Dismissals
Mark Boucher 596 998
Adam Gilchrist 485 905
MS Dhoni 608 829
Kumar Sangakkara 499 671