ICC World Cup Records and Statistics - Fielding
Players with Most Catches in World Cups
  Player Country Matches Catches
1 R T Ponting Australia 46 28
2 J E Root* England 17 20
3 S T Jayasuriya Sri Lanka 38 18
4 C H Gayle* West Indies 35 17
5 B C Lara West Indies 34 16
6 C L Cairns New Zealand 28 16
7 D P M D Jayawardene Sri Lanka 40 16
8 E J G Morgan* England 29 16
9 F du Plessis* South Africa 23 16
10 Inzamam-ul-Haq Pakistan 35 16
11 G C Smith South Africa 20 15
12 A Kumble India 18 14
13 P A de Silva Sri Lanka 35 14
14 S R Waugh Australia 33 14
15 V Kohli* India 26 14
16 W T S Porterfield* Ireland 21 14
17 C L Hooper West Indies 20 13
18 J D P Oram New Zealand 23 13
19 J H Kallis South Africa 36 13
20 M J Guptill* New Zealand 27 13
21 M Muralitharan Sri Lanka 40 13
22 P D Collingwood England 18 13
23 S B Styris New Zealand 26 13
24 Shahid Afridi Pakistan 27 13
25 Soumya Sarkar* Bangladesh 14 13

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