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

Updated: 02 February 2014 20:02 IST

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

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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