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South African star Quinton de Kock achieves the new milestone, broke this record of MS Dhoni and Adam Gilchrist

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 July 2018, 14:24 IST

In the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo South Africa's Quinton de Kock achieved the milestone of most no of dismissals in his Test career.

Sout Africa's wicket-keeper batsman Quinton de Kock became the quickest wicketkeeper to have 150 dismissals to his name in the longer format.

Quinton De Kock became the fastest to achieve the feat in just 35 Test match. He surpasses the record of Australian great wicket-keeper batsman Adam Gilchrist, who did it in 36 Test matches.

While on the other hand Indian former skipper MS Dhoni achieve the feat of 150 dismissals in 48 Test games in year 2010. In his 150 dismissals 127 catch and 23 stumps are included.

In the list of most no of dismissals, South Africa's Mark Boucher has the  555 dismissals  in 147 matches as a wicket keeper.

While Adam Gilchrist is at no 2 in the list who has 416 dismissals in 96 matches. India's MS Dhoni is placed on the 5th spot with 294 dismissals in 90 matches in his Tests career.

Both the teams will play five One Day Internationals and a one-off Twenty20 International after the Tests series.

SriLanka Squad:

Danushka Gunathilaka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Dhananjaya de Silva, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Roshen Silva, Niroshan Dickwella (wk), Dilruwan Perera, Akila Dananjaya, Suranga Lakmal (c), Rangana Herath

SouthAfrican Squad:

Dean Elgar, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Temba Bavuma, Faf du Plessis (c), Quinton de Kock (wk), Theunis de Bruyn, Keshav Maharaj, Kagiso Rabada, Dale Steyn, Lungi Ngidi

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First published: 23 July 2018, 14:24 IST
 
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