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.