Indian Premier League is the most popular T20 league in the world. Fans get to witness the best batsmen, bowlers, and fielders of the world. Here is the list of 10 best catches in IPL as of 2018, season 11.
Over the recent years, IPL has been able to generate incredible moments on the field to make a lot of people sit on the edges of their seats and bounce off them with excitement as well. One of such excitement inducing moments are the catches that have been able to win matches. So here’s the list of the top 10 breathtaking and best catches in IPL from 2008 to 2018.
Top 10 Best Catches In IPL (2008-2018)
1. Pollard’s firm hand
Shaun Marsh had to give a go for a six in tough conditions and was able to do so as well. However, it didn’t end well as the West Indian Keiron Pollard was guarding the fences, he single-handedly caught a beautiful one.
2. Gurkeerat’s athleticism
Ross Taylor struck this one really hard for a boundary, but as it raised towards the ropes, Gurkeerat was there to actually dive on the ball, thus executing a perfect piece of athleticism and a safe pair of hands.
3. Chris Lynn’s beauty at the boundary
Chris Lynn was able to take this almost impossible catch in mid-air and managed to fall on the ground just a few hairlines away from the rope. It is considered to be one of the most memorable catches of all times in IPL.
4. Rahane’s Screamer
Ajinkya Rahane took a blinder with this flying catch and made the opposition lose a vital wicket, Jonty Rhodes must be jubilant because of this display of dive by the Indian opener.
5. Dhoni’s helicopter crashing
Keiron Pollard managed to catch Dhoni’s powered shot in the mid-wicket boundary. After this catch, Dhoni stood for a couple of seconds to have a look only later to walk towards the pavilion.
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6. Ponting’s still got it
Ponting took this beauty regardless of being inactive from the world cricket, a fast moving ball coming off the bat of Unmukt Chand. The catch indeed upset the scorecard for the team.
7. Shane Warne’s stunner
By saving this one between his hands, Shane was able to tell everyone that despite getting retired he is fit to be the best cricketer in any given team.
8. Nagar’s pair of hands
He must be euphoric with the catch he was able to take when he caught a very sudden catch of Sri Lankan Maestro Sanath Jayasuriya. The catch simply showed the desperation and dedication both at the same time.
9. Vinay’s sudden move
Vinay Kumar suddenly executed this caught and bowled, he showed his reflexes and took the head away, just to grab the ball and remove the dangerous David Warner.
10. Hussey’s hide and seek with the ball
It’s always a treat to watch the fielder juggling the ball and trip around the fence shy away from conceding a six or a four. Hussey was able to do that and secure a very nice catch in his hands.
These are some of the most amazing and best catches in IPL history as of Season 11, 2018. Of course there many more breathtaking and memorable catches taken by other players as well but we picked these ten catches for now. Share this list with other Cricket lovers and IPL fans.