Team India Fielders

Ravindra Jadeja

The man with a rocket arm, Jadeja is a remarkable asset for any team. According to captain Virat Kohli, also a fantastic fielder, Jadeja is the best athlete in the current Indian side. His bullet throw in the 2019 World Cup semifinal from deep mid-wicket was nothing short of a phenomenal sight.

Yuvraj Singh

Apart from being a match-winner, Yuvi is one of the most athletic fielders of Team India. Yuvi, positioned at point and cover was a scary sight to many batsmen. Some of his greatest catches include the 2000 Champions Trophy semifinal and the 2016 T20 against Australia. Yuvi (94) is sixth in the list of most number of catches in ODIs for Team India. 

Mohammed Kaif

Kaif and Yuvraj once formed the most formidable fielding duo in limited-overs cricket. The top-scorer of India’s famous 2002 NatWest Series final has a world record of five grabs in a World Cup match. Some of his catches could have gone viral if social media existed in those days! 

Robin Singh

A veteran all-rounder, Robin Singh’s biggest contribution was his fielding ability. He was one of the finest fielders along with Mohammed Azharuddin in the 1990s. Robin’s all-round skills made him a vital cog in the Indian ODI set up during that period.

Eknath Solkar 

Former cricketer turned commentator Tony Greig once described Solkar as the best forward short leg fielder. The late Solkar is the only fielder to average more than a catch per innings in world cricket. He grabbed 53 catches in 50 innings, far higher than Indian wicketkeepers around that time.  

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