Over the years, the IPL has witnessed some of the most remarkable catches in its history. Please look at the top 5 catches of IPL to date that have left fans in awe.
1. Evin Lewis in 2022
One of the best IPL catches of all time was made by Evin Lewis, a player from LSG, during the 2022 IPL season. While running, he caught Rinku Singh’s stunning catch with one hand, earning him the award for the season’s best catch. Elvis’s impressive effort was widely praised for its athleticism and skill, cementing his place in the history of the IPL’s best catches.
2. Kieron Pollard in 2014
Kieron Pollard, the exceptionally fit fielder of Mumbai Indians, has always been known for his great fitness. He made an incredible one-handed catch in a match against Rajasthan Royals during the IPL 2014 season. Despite a considerable distance between Pollard and the ball, which was about to cross the boundary, he tossed the ball away with one hand before stepping inside the boundary line to complete the catch and prevent a boundary.
3. Suresh Raina in 2016
Suresh Raina, the illustrious former player of the Indian National Cricket team, made an incredible catch during the IPL 2016 season. Standing in the slips, Raina leaped into the air with one hand to dismiss Surya Kumar Yadav of Kolkata Knight Riders. It was one of the best IPL catches of all time, showcasing Raina’s exceptional skills as a fielder and winning the title of best IPL catch of the 2016 season.
4. Chris Lynn in 2014
Australian cricketers are known for their exceptional fielding skills, and Australian cricket grounds are some of the largest in the world. In the IPL 2014 match between Kolkata Knight Riders and Royal Challengers Bangalore, Chris Lynn made an outstanding catch near the boundary. He jumped straight up in the air and, despite nearly losing control, managed to hold on to the ball and convert the catch into a wicket.
5. AB De Villiers in 2018
AB de Villiers, the former legendary South African cricket team batsman, made IPL best catches in the 2018 IPL season. Playing for Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB), he caught Alex Hales of Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) in a remarkable feat of vigorous. The catch was so impressive that de Villiers’ RCB teammates came to the ground to hug him.