Kannur Lokesh Rahul KL Rahul took a catch at mid-on during the second day of the fifth Test against England to become the first-ever cricketer to take 13 catches in a Test series in England. KL Rahul achieved this feat on second Day 2 of the fifth Test against England at The Oval. Lokesh Rahul completed a brilliant catch to dismiss Stuart Broad off Ravindra Jadeja (4-79) shortly after the lunch break to end the 98-run stand for the ninth wicket.
Not only did KL Rahul become the first-ever cricketer to take 13 catches in a Test series in England but he also equalled Rahul Dravid’s record for most catches by an Indian in a Test series it’s a great achivment by KL Rahul.
Rahul Dravid had taken 13 catches in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy in 2004/2005 in four matches, while KL Rahul has 13 catches to his name in five matches.
Australia’s JM Gregory leads the list of most catches in a series with 15 catches. He registered the record during 1920/21 Ashes series.
Greg Chappell stands second in the list with 14 catches its nice one.
KL Rahul, during the Trent Bridge Test, registered another record by taking seven catches in an innings – the most by any non-wicketkeeper in a Test in England.
Ravindra Jadeja, Ishant Sharma, and Jasprit Bumrah starred with the ball for India on Day 2 of the fifth Test as England were bundled out for 332 in the post lunch session. While Jadeja picked up four wickets, Ishant and Bumrah returned with three wickets apiece.