Kumar Sangakkara was the most successful wicketkeeper in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 © Getty Images
Kumar Sangakkara was the most successful wicketkeeper in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 © Getty Images

The 11th edition of the cricket World Cup is being played in Australia and New Zealand. A total of 49 matches will be played in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, wherein 14 teams are participating. The wicketkeepers will once again play a key role in the tournament and we will take a look at the leading wicketkeepers in the tournament. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: POINTS TABLE          

In the last edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 tournament held in the Indian subcontinent, and Sri Lankan skipper and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara topped the charts with 14 dismissals in just nine matches for his side. Sangakkara effected four stumpings and took 10 catches to emerge as the most successful wicketkeeper in the tournament. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: SCHEDULE & MATCH DETAILS

The second in the list was Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, who claimed 13 catches in as many matches. Following him was, surprisingly, Pakistan’s Kamran Akmal who claimed 12 dismissals in only eight matches, consisting eight catches and four stumpings. ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Complete Coverage       

Let’s take a look at the most successful wicketkeepers in the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 tournament in Australia and New Zealand:

Player I C S Dis
Brad Haddin Sri Lanka 8 16 16
MS Dhoni India 8 15 15
Denesh Ramdin West Indies 7 13 13
Luke Ronchi New Zealand 9 12 1 13
Matthew Cross Scotland 6 9 1 10
Quinton de Kock South Africa 8 9 1 10
Umar Akmal Pakistan 4 8 8
Jos Buttler England 6 8 8
Mushfiqur Rahim Bangladesh 6 7 1 8
Kumar Sangakkara Sri Lanka 7 5 3 8

Top 10 wicketkeepers in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

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