Ranji Trophy stats: CM Gautam records most dismissals by a keeper in one season

Karnataka wicketkeeper Chidambaram Muralidharen Gautam recorded 43 dismissals this season to go past Maharashtra keeper Rohit Motwani's tally of 42 dismissals.

Updated: February 02, 2014 21:02 IST
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Chidambaram Muralidharen Gautam has an aggregate of 43 dismissals this season - the most by a Karnataka wicketkeeper. Gautam bettered former Karnataka keeper Somasekhar Shiraguppi's record of 35 dismissals in 1998-99. (Also read: Karnataka were desperate to lift Ranji Trophy, says Vinay Kumar)

CM Gautam's 43 dismissals this season is also a national record for most dismissals by a wicketkeeper in any season. He went past Rohit Motwani's 42 dismissals this season established on Saturday in the final.

Gautam has joined the four other wicketkeepers who have affected 40-plus dismissals in one season - Motwani (42 in 2013-14); Uday Kaul (41 in 2012-13); Aditya Tare (41 in 2012-13) and VR Samanth (40 in 2009-09).

Karnataka defeated Maharashtra by seven wickets in Hyderabad to win their seventh Ranji Trophy title.

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