Rishabh Pant broke the records of legends like Adam Gilchrist, AB de Villiers and Kumar Sangakkara in one fell swoop to become No.1 in this regard.

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Indian wicket keeper batsman Rishabh Pant performed brilliantly in the Super-8 match against Afghanistan. He surpassed the likes of Adam Gilchrist, AB de Villiers and Kumar Sangakar by a single stroke. Pant took a total of three catches in the match against Afghanistan. As a wicket keeper in this World Cup, he has so far caught out 10 batsmen and shown the way to the pavilion. This is the most caught out by any wicket keeper in a single edition of the T20 World Cup. Yes, Adam Gilchrist, AB de Villiers and Kumar Sangakar took maximum 9 catches each in World Cup during their tenure.

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Rishabh Pant took the catches of Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Gulbadin Naib and Naveen ul Haq against Afghanistan to defeat these greats. Pant has done so in just 4 matches played in the tournament. If the Indian team manages to reach the final, Pant will get 4 more matches, in which case he can add many more wickets to his tally.

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t20 World Cup Most catches in a single edition

10 – Rishabh Pant (2024)*
9 – Adam Gilchrist (2007)
9 – Matthew Wade (2021)
9 – Jos Buttler (2022)
9 – Scott Edwards (2022)
9 – Dasun Shanaka (2022)

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Apart from wicket keeping, Pant has also performed brilliantly with the bat in this tournament. He is also the highest run-scorer for India in the T20 World Cup 2024. He has scored 116 runs at an average of 38.66 and a strike rate of 131.81 in the four innings he has played so far. He scored an unbeaten 36* (26) against Ireland in the first match and then scored 42 (21) against Pakistan. He shifted the momentum to India with an 11-ball 20-run innings against Afghanistan.

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