Scotland is one of the fastest evolving cricketing nations around the world. They are working hard to improve their performance from every side of the team. Fielding is one of the most essential parts of Scotland's work. Their players are outstanding as fielders, and they hardly drop a catch. Here we will list the top ten Scotland cricketers with the most catches taken in their career. The records are mentioned as per the date 3 May 2022.
10. Ryan Watson
Ryan Watson is a former right-handed batsman and an occasional right-arm medium-fast bowler who played limited over internationals for Scotland. He was famous for his 43-ball century against Somerset in 2003. He took 18 international catches, and that brings him into the tenth position on the list.
9. Alasdair Evans
Alasdair Evans plays ODIs and T20Is for the Scotland National Cricket Team. He was a member of Scotland's squad for the ICC World T20 2021. Evans has 88 International wickets in his career. He makes it into the ninth position on the list with 19 catches taken on the international level.
8. Josh Davey
Josh Davey is a bowling all-rounder with right-arm medium-fast bowling and right-handed batting. He played his first international match as an ODI against the Netherlands in June 2010. Davey is famous for his excellent all-round performance against Afghanistan, where Davey scored 53 not out and took six wickets. He has 24 catches in his International career, which brings him into the seventh position on the list.
7. Safyaan Sharif
Safyaan Sharif is a right-arm medium-fast bowler who played his International debut in an ODI match against the Netherlands in June 2011. In the 2019 ICC T20 World Cup Qualifier, he was the leading wicket-taker for Scotland with 13 wickets in 7 games. With Sharif's 26 International catches, he is in the seventh position on the list.
6. Preston Mommsen
Preston Mommsen represented South Africa at the ICC under the 19 Cricket World Cup and played his first ODI match against the Netherlands in June 2010. He is a batting all-rounder with right-handed middle-order batting and right-arm medium-fast bowling. Preston has two centuries with eight half-centuries and ten wickets in his International career. With 33 International catches, he makes it into the sixth position on the list.
5. George Munsey
George Munsey is a left-handed opening batsman who made his international debut in a T20I against Ireland in 2015. He scored the most runs for Scotland in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier 2019. Munsey holds the record for the second-fastest century scored by a batsman in T20I cricket. He is in the fifth position on the list with 35 International catches to date.
4. Kyle Coetzer
Kyle Coetzer is a batting all-rounder with right-handed batting and right-arm medium-fast bowling. He is also the skipper of the Scotland Cricket Team in international formats. Since 2003, Kyle has scored 4000+ International runs with four centuries and 25 half-centuries. He is in the fourth spot on the list, with 39 catches taken internationally.
3. Michael Leask
Michael Leask is an all-rounder who bowls right-arm off-break and bats right-handed. As a batsman, he scored six half-centuries, and being a bowler; he took 50+ International wickets. Leask was one of the squad members that played in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2021. He is an excellent fielder and has taken 40 international catches. Leask is in the third position on the list.
2. Richie Berrington
Richie Berrington is an all-rounder for the Scotland National Cricket Team. He is a right-handed batter and a right-arm medium-fast bowler. He has played limited-overs cricket for Scotland since 2007. In 2016, Richie became the third cricketer to score 1000 ODI runs for Scotland. He took 41 catches on an international level and is in the second position on the list.
1. Calum MacLeod
Calum MacLeod is a top-order right-handed batsman with eight centuries, and 15 half-centuries scored on the International level. He owns the record for the second-highest score by an associate player in an ODI match. With 307 runs from 9 games, Calum was the leading run-scorer for Scotland in the 2012 ICC Men's T20 World Cup Qualifier tournament. He is in the top position on the list with 69 International catches.