Best Fielders in Cricket History


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The Top Ten

Suresh Raina
Suresh Raina - Live Wire On the Field!
Energetic + Enthusiastic + Encouraging bowlers.

Suresh raina tweeted long ago :
I met johnty Rhodes and he said he thought I was Best Fielder in India, which I'm Extremely proud of!

Raina - India's Johnty!
He is the aggressive fielder with all abilities... He have no second thoughts to stop the ball or catch the ball... He never left the ball without attempting to stop...
If we watch the lattest cricket and compare with other guys as abdivillere, mohamaad kaaf, androsymond etcAmong them suresh was a best and be the best forever because he have a extra potential energy in the ground
[Newest]One cannot have 100% catching in slips unless he is Suresh Raina

2Jonty Rhodes
No doubt that he is the best fielder. The way he move for taking the ball in his arms is really unbelievable...
He is just the best nobody can be like him or even near him he is an exception and a legend in fielding he just like a rocket what a speed he posses he is simply the one and only one the best of the best sachin is cricket of god he is another one in fielding
He was rocket who fly all over ground. Brilliance like his will almost be impossible to equal. He will lead the the pack in the all time greats of fielding
[Newest]You only the best

3A.B Devilliers
Yes.! Its A.B.D... People talk about johnty, ponting... But right now he is the best and now is even closer 2 him... Rahul from india
De villers is simply best. His reflexes are very fast and furious
AB de Villiers is known to continue Jonty Rhode's legacy of fielding. He is by all means the best fielder at present and looking at him reminds me of jonty.
[Newest]Best cricketer in the world

4Yuvraj Singh
I love him. I am his fan. He is the no.2 fielder after jhonty. He is the number 1 indian fielder. Nice man.
He is best fielder ever. He is wonderful player.
He is great fielder in Indian cricket team
[Newest]Worlds best fielder and all rounder

5Shahid Afridi
One of the most outstanding fielder of all time.

He always use to show courage towards the bowlers and other fielders and according to me and the facts also says the same that I never see him dropping the catch or having a misfield.

One of his memorable catches that he took against england in england in a tri series against newzealand in the semi final of champions trophy and the running catch again against kiwis in 2009 t20 world cup.

If it comes to enthusiasm than we all have to admit that he is the life line in cricket ground and the most beloved player in the cricketing world due to his passion and style.
Shahid Afridi is the best fielder because of his run outs and catches, also he holds a great record for hitting 100(37). One of the best catch he caught vs Newzeland was so great. He is the best fielder in PCB (Pakistan Cricket Board).
Shahid khan afridi is my favourite player in the history
Of cricket. My suggestion is that afridi have to play in the World Cup 2015. Afridi is so much talented. My wishes are with him.
[Newest]He is the greatest fielder in all cricket teams

6Kieron Pollard


My god what catches he takes he is air borne. You should se his diving catches. What awesome catches you know they ate the best catches in the the whole world.
He is the flying catcher ever
[Newest]Pollard is like a pilot who always fly in the field.

7Virat Kohli
Doubt that he is the best fielder. The way he move for taking the ball in his arms is really unbelievable...

He is just the best nobody can be like him or even near him he is an exception and a legend in fielding he just like a rocket what a speed he posses he is simply the one and only one the best of the best sachin is
He was rocket who fly all over ground. Brilliance like his will almost be impossible to equal. He will lead the the pack in the all time greats of fielding
He is the best batsmen odi's he is the fastest player to reach 1000 runs and also a great fielder after 2 jhonty
[Newest]It is no doubt that virat kohli Is best fielder

8Ricky Ponting
Ricky is simply the best.
No match for him.
A brilliant athlete.
A terrific fielder.
Safest catcher.
Owner of a rocket arm.
The Runout genius. He had run as many batsman out than an individual could ever imagine.
He has the ability to hit when it matters.
Ricky is the best. Ricky is the king!
He's the best in the world
He is my favourite cricketer and he should be on number 1
[Newest]Ricky Ponting was the best fielder in the world and even now is still a legend

9Mohammad Kaif
Friends, have you forgotten this player? He is not in this list because he is not so popular. He is neither a good batsman or good bowler. But without any doubt he is the number 1 fielder in the history of Indian cricket. He was saving at least 20-30 runs in every match for India. His diving catches & superb run outs are unforgetable.

He is really the best fielder in Indian cricket history. He is even better than Raina and Yuvraj.

So please vote for him.
Please bring him back in india cricket team his father mohammed tarif how played Railways & Uttar Pradesh and His brother Mohammad Saif plays for Madhya Pradesh & Uttar Pradesh... Mohd kaif is also an very good player His most famous feat was helping India chase down 326 with 87* (off 75 balls) in the 2002 NatWest Series Final... He made a good comeback to the Test side against Australia late in 2004 scoring two half-centuries.. He made his fan very fast an rising player... Please bring him back we all miss you mohd kaif :(
Really a wonderful feilder he is, you can say jonty rhodes of india very atheletic
Fantastic skills he shows in field...! Hope to see you in action very soon cheers mayn...
[Newest]"Mohammad kaif" this is the first and best Fielders in India Cricket team.

10Paul Collingwood
Yes! Expression of other fielders, bowler, oppositions batsman and commentators comments said it all that collingwood truly one of the legends had ever played the great game of cricket.
No doubt! Jonty the number 1
It will be Paul collingwood as No.2 in fielding and number 1 in catching!
Wait and see!
The world will came to know / understand / realise the truth!
Plz Search On YouTube...
Collingwood Taking Catch Of Hayden...
You Will Find How Better He is...
[Newest]He is best fielder

The Contenders

11Herschelle Gibbs
Not even if a ball was go at 200mph would pss him simple the best
I believe Gibbs is the best fielder after the great Jonty its a pity he's not playing internationally anymore

12Ravindra Jadeja
He is the best fielder in world
Accurate and strong throws that get crucial runouts in pressure situations.
He is best bowler and all so best fielder
[Newest]Awesome fielder in the world

13David Warner
Best fielder in the world his no doubt but his producing new fielding efforts and his best quality
He is best stump thrower
David Warner is clearly the best fielder in the world he is way better than all of those losers above him except for Ponting
[Newest]He is the BEST.. He ran 170 m every over just to be at long on every over.. A fielder every captain would want... BEST EVER!

14Eknath Solkar
He always used to stand close-in without helmet and yet and fielded so very well. Bishan Bedi remembers him catching Tony Lewis in the Kolkata Test in 1973. "Tony went for a big shot and Ekki standing at forward short-leg took a rare evasive action. He ducked, but then, hearing the bat not middle the ball, quickly turned around and dived to pick up an unbelievable catch. Tony took a while to leave, reluctantly acknowledging a superb feat. No one will forget Ekki catching Alan Knott in the Oval Test that we won in 1971".
The people who are voting don't know about Eknath Solkar.That's why he is on 10th
What is he doing at the thirteenth place? He should be crowned.
[Newest]What a fielder he should be in the top 7

15Steve Smith
He is best fielder in the IPL than everybody is called superman. He is a great fielder in the cricket.
He is the best, one one can catch the bal like him...
Steve Smith is a fielding hero he is super at catching and he should be number 5
[Newest]I think he is far more better fielder than Afridi. He must be at number 5

16Rohit Sharma
Best t20 player and best for catches
He has the safest hands in Indian cricket.
His the best fielder ever for Indian team
[Newest]He is the all time best for Indian cricket team he is the legend of cricket

17Dwayne Bravo
I like him bcos he is a cute guy
Nice spec bowler solaid feilder good danser good allrounder good job captain nice and cool captain

18Michael Hussey
He should be at 2nd place
Michael Hussey was a stunning fielder and is now a legend

19Mahendra Singh Dhoni
No doubt a clean classic fielder
I am favourite fan of you

20Francois du Plessis
He is a nice felder in short&anywhere
He is the very good in field to catch the ball
Raina is not good than him

21Rahul Dravid
He is outstanding specially in slip
He is all time best slip fielder
He is a good fielder at slip
[Newest]None other than Dravid no one can catch at slip... Concentration... it's Wall

22Ajinkya Rahane
Ajinkya is good player forever
He's much better than suresh raina. This guy deserve's to be in top 3.

23Michael Clarke
Michael Clarke is clearly the best diving catcher in the world in my opinion only behind Ricky Ponting they were both Australian captains and Michael Clarke still is they were also very skilled at run-outs and once again Clarke still is
Michael clarke is the best felder in the world...
He has perfected impossible run outs and cathes for me he should be no 4 after rhodes. De villiers and gibbs

24Tillakaratne Dilshan
Dilshan's the best I've seen. Athleticism and that too I his 30s. He's 36 now and still he dives around. Surely the best!
The best fielder in the world
Best fielder in the world
[Newest]I think that he should be in no.5

25Shakib Al Hasan
He is the best in Bangladesh, and the best fielder in the cricket history
Nice Fielder in world cricket
East or west shakib is the best

26Shoaib Malik
It is a great fielder.he should be in top 10

27Mahela Jayawardene
The deadly M&M (Murali, Mahela) combination proved to be a death knell for many a time.
Mahela jayawardene is a best player in cricket history I love for mahela jayawardene
It has a very good fielder in I love for m jayawardene
[Newest]Mahela is the best fielder IN Sri Lanka

28Umar Akmal
He is outstanding fielder
Umar akmal good fielder
[Newest]He is a best fielder in the world

29Virender Sehwag
You will proud it
I am fan of him

30Younis Khan
He is the best fielder of all the time in cricket... I think he must be in the top ten of list
He is abest fielders in pakistani team
He is not a good player

31Mohammad Azharuddin
Amazing, how come arguably the best fielder ever not even in the top 10? May be because current generation slope
I think one of the best all round fielder in the history of cricket.
Really very beat throw
[Newest]Best fielder Indian cricket history top on number 1 fielder in India

32Abdul Razzaq

33Ross Taylor
One of the best fielders of all time
Ross Taylor is Special Sleep Fielder Of all time.
Amazing fielder who should still be captain

34Parvez Rasool
He is a new talented all-rounder and excellent fielder in india

35Ahmed Shehzad
Incredible, massively talented fielder..
Ahmed shehzad is one of best fielder in cricket history we all proud on ahmed shehzad
He is one of the most talented fielders he must be in the list


[Newest]He is only a good fielder

36Kumar Sangakkara
He has a very good wicketkeeper in the world
He is the best wicketkeeper in the world
Nice wikeet keear and bestman cool and clever captain and nice shoots

37Mohommad Kaif
Kaif bastt fieleder world off number 1

Misbah ul haq zinda abad
World best fielder and best captian

39Gautam Gambhir
Best log off fielder in india tean
Mind blowing fielder

40Dinesh Karthik
Great fielders he is not so tall but he can fly!


He is a good fielders every time

41Mark Waugh
Best all around fielder ever

42Azhar Ali
A best felder in cricet
Good player for test

43Saurav Ganguly
He is also one of quickiest.
Hay saurav I am kavya

44David Miller
He is awesome at point
He is unbeleaveable fielder. he should at no5

45Glenn Maxwell
He should be at number 1 place

46Ian Bell
He is best fielder

47Chris Harris
I played against Chris once when he was a pro in the Lancashire leagues and his fielding was sensational.
Amazing catches and run outs.

48Jacques Kallis
Nice fielder jacques kallis south africa top ten fielder

49Adam Gilchrist
Amazing wicket keeper in the history of cricket
He is my favourite wicket keeper batsman

50Chris Gayle
Best fielder and best batsman in worlf

51Ajay Jadeja
The best Indian fielder of his yime

52Manoj Tiwari
HE is BEST fielder IN INDIAN cricket

53Kevin Pietersen

54David Hussey
Best fielder in aus team and X11

55Brett Lee
He is just a athletic... His throwing is the best.. Always goes to the right place... And he is also very fast in the field.
He is the best

56Nasir Jamshed
He is fantastic fielder in the world
He is a heck of a player

57Roshan Mahanama
Mahanama is only second to Rhodes. He is the most versatile fielder ever. Specialist at slips, extra cover and all over he has taken number of flying catches.
Roshan Mahanama is an Epic Fielding Legend

58Mohammad Hafeez
Massive Fielder IN Pakistan Team
Hi hafeez you are number 1

59Umar Gul

60Ijaz Ahmed
He was best Pakistani fielder in 90's. Ijaz had great reflexes. he used to score 30 in an innings, used to save 20 in an innings so his avg was 50. he was best.

61Trent Boult

62MH Bushby
Sir Don Bradman suggested once (allegedly) that Mike Bushby former Capt Cambridge Univ in early '50s was a great fielder so he deserves to be on the list despite playing only a handful of 1st Class games before embarking on a career in teaching.

63Mohammad Nabi
Very best felder in afghanistan

64Cameron White
He catch the ball like a bird

65Martin Guptill
A phenomenal fielder, why is he not in the top 10 or 20?

66Zaheer Khan
Number 1 bowler of Indian cricket
He is good bowler and feilder

67Sachin Tendulkar

68Fawad Aalam
The all time great fielder in Pakistan and the world

69Nathan Coulter-Nile
Great fielder in KFC T20 Big Bash and Sheffield Shield.

70Quinton de Kock
Best South African keeper
I have seen him take some of the best catches of all time

71Dale Steyn

72Ghulam Parkar
Yes, one of the best Fielder
Unfortunately could not play more than one a test against England & few ODI, Ghulam Parkar was one of the best Fielder of Indian Cricket Squad.

73Colin Bland
I agree - Bland was so good that he would give fielding exhibitions. His "party trick" was to knock all three stumps out of the ground from different fielding positions.


Colin Bland was amazing. He was one of the first cricketers that specialised in fielding. He is forgotten by the new generation but will always be remembered by the older generation as a very fine specialist fielder that batsmen respected. What a man!
Colin Bland-simply the best fielder of all time.

74Jacob Oram

75Kamran Akmal
He is best fielder pakistan team

76Ravi Bopara
Nice bowaler and fielder

77Sunil Narine
His catches were good

78Sachithra Senanayaka
Sachithra Senanayaka is one of the best now

79Lahiru Thirimanna
Lahiru Thirimanna is one of the best now :]

80Swastik Pattanayak
He is outstanding in batting and fielding.

81Sourav Ganguly

82Thisara Perera
Best fielder in Sri Lankan team

83Sabbir Rahman
He is one of the best fielder in cricket history

84Tamim Iqbal
I think that he should be in number 30

85Brendon McCullum
Really where is he? He is the best fielder of newzealand and nothing to say about his fitness
Where is he... It is d real fielder in world cricket it deserve no4

86Andrew Symonds
He managed to secure a spot in a top quality side, despite not being a great batsman, or bowler. He would constantly supply run outs, and superb catches and I don't recall him dropping a catch.
He throws amazingly fast
Its a very nice and very inspiring player for all

87Bhuvneshwar Kumar
He is good swinger and awesome player
He is a very bowler and I like his fielding
He is a good player

88Eoin Morgan
Best fielder in the world

89Imran Nazir
Imran is the best fielder of Pakistan team he is very quick in fielding.
Very dangerous men, there have outstanding cricket playing style and mostly batting and fielding

90Noel David

91Irfan Pathan
Good allrounder and good bestman good space bowler and nice feilder good dd fielder nice catch he is man world top ten all rounder top ten feilder good sixers dd team nice t20 bowler no said man best feilder

92Ravichandran Ashwin

93Derek Randall
Incredible, preposterous, massively talented, for those who never saw him imagine the Flintoff run out of Ricky Ponting on a routine basis (often with one stump to aim at). Perhaps most memorable for his famous Ashes catch that turned into a cartwheel! Sheer and utter exuberance meant that Cricket was always more exciting when he was on the field.
Simply the best with David Gower not far behind. To put Rhodes ahead of Randall is like putting the great Boycott ahead of Bradman. No contest!

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