Rohit Motwani has so far 42 dismissals to his name © Getty Images (Representation photo)
Rohit Motwani has so far 42 dismissals to his name © Getty Images (Representation photo)

 

Feb 1, 2014

 

Maharashtra’s wicketkeeper-captain Rohit Motwani on Saturday created record of affecting most dismissals in a Ranji Trophy season, during the final of the tournament against Karnataka in Hyderabad.

 

Motwani has 42 dismissals in the Ranji Trophy 2013-14 season so far in 11 matches, including the final. He has taken 38 catches while four are stumping.

 

Motwani took four catches behind the wickets in Karnataka’s first innings to break the record. He was involved in the dismissals of Lokesh Rahul, Karun Nair, Shreyas Gopal and Abhimanyu Mithun.

 

On the other hand, Karnataka wicketkeeper CM Gautam is on 41 dismissals from 11 matches. He has so far taken 38 catches and affected three stumpings.