Batting, Bowling and Fielding are the 3 exigent factors if you want to master the ‘Game of Cricket’ on field. There has been only one name when we talk about Fielding & it’s ‘Jonty Rhodes’ but let’s talk about diving catches, boundary brilliance, sexy run-outs, awesome and unbelievable fliers on the grounds of current time. Well, let’s go deep and take a closer look at the Top 10 best fielders of current time playing across the globe.
The Australian tornado, Maxwell is at No. 10 in our list of top 10 best fielders of current time. Because apart from his unconventional batting, & hitting mind boggling reverse sweep sixes, his dreaded fielding is the most electrifying. Glenn Maxwell has taken some of the most memorable catches in international matches & IPL history.
Captain of the modern era, a brilliant phenomenal fielder for NZ, blazing through the field as a keeper or in covers in international and IPL career, McCullum has grabbed 457 wickets behind the wicket and while fielding.
The only batsman of India who is featuring in Top 10 ICC Test Batsman, Rahane is also one of the best fielders for India. The emerging star is been fielding in slips, fine leg, mid on, covers & almost every part of the ground. He is presently grabbing No. 6 position in the Top 10 Greatest Fielders of Current time.
7. Ravindra Jadeja, IndiaSir Jadeja along with Rahane is one of the best fielders of India & in the field he is taking the position of backward point replacing Yuvraj Singh. With close to 100 catches in international cricket and his menacing direct hits, India feels ecstatic to get a fielder like him. His many difficult catches and marvelous direct hits have won crucial matches for India.
An incident in Abu Dhabi vs. Pakistan when he took a catch from his first slip to become leg slip stunned the Cricket world & this magnificent thing was done by the shy Australian boy Steven Smith who will now lead Australia in all three formats. Now that, he is already the smart & wise captain after Ricky Ponting & Steve Waugh, he will try his best to be the best fielder of Australia all time. He stands 6th in the list of best fielders in the world.
The T20 captain of South Africa, Du Plessis is always seen as running back and taking a full stretch catch in his fielding acumen. People remembers his catch in the Twenty20 Cup quarter-final against Middlesex in 2008 & one of the awesome Players of the CSK franchise, Du Plessis is poised to turn matches by the fielding cordons. That is why he is in the top 5 best fielders in the world.
This 6 foot 6 inch Trinidadian is Maxwell and Afridi for West Indies and Mumbai Indians. He has taken many fantastic and fabulous catches in IPL and international catches which are almost impossible and infeasible. He is 4th in the list of top 10 Greatest & best fielders in the world.
3. Suresh Raina, IndiaThis U.P. Boy, left-handed Tendulkar, the best fielder of India of the present times, Raina has given many memories to the Indian fans to cherish for a long time by his speed and alertness in the fielding. Always responds to his fans on the ground, Raina has taken 150 grabbing catches in his 10 year long all round career.
It’s hard to find such a committed player in Cricket where you don’t fear to jump on the field like a flying eagle. Dwayne Bravo, WI all rounder, has been impressive in all formats of Cricket, & magnificent with his direct hits & that is why without any doubts he is at second position in the list of top best fielders in the world.
1. Ab de Villiers, South Africa
He’s the Superman from South Africa, blessed from paradise, blasting with bat & great with almost everything in Cricket, he has taken 350 plus catches and done stumping, De Villiers is as good as a leopard on the field & is the 2nd Jonty Rhodes for SA and world, is ranked number 1 in our list of top 10 best fielders in the world.
Article publié pour la première fois le 12/12/2015