A team’s fielding is an excellent way to measure a team’s attitude towards winning the game. When a fielder does something brilliant, it boosts the morale of the whole team. Some players like Ravindra Jadeja, David Warner, Kate Cross are famous for their fielding. It is often said that if they can’t stop the ball, no one can. Here in this list, we are going to see the Top 10 Most Catches By A Non-Wicketkeeper In Women’s World Cups (Till 18 March 2022)-
1. Janette Brittin (19 catches)
England Surrey-born Janette Ann Brittin has taken 19 catches in 36 innings. Her average was 0.52 catches per innings in World Cups.
2. Jhulan Goswami (18 catches)
India’s Jhulan Goswami is the leading wicket-taker in Women’s ODIs. But she is an equally outstanding fielder. In 32 innings, she has taken 18 catches at an average of 0.562 catches per inning. On the list for the most catches in Women’s ODIs, she is placed second with 68 catches. In the 2017 edition, she grabbed 7 catches to take joint-second most catches in a single edition.
3. Lydia Greenway (14 catches)
Lydia Greenway played 18 matches for England in World Cups. In those innings, she has pounced on 14 catches. In the 2009 edition, she took 8 catches (joint-most in a single edition).
4. Debbie Hockley (13 Catches)
Christchurch-born White Ferns player Deborah Hockley was a superb all-rounder. She played 45 matches grabbed 13 catches.
5. Denise Annetts (12 catches)
Australia’s Denise Annetts took 12 catches in 15 innings. In the 1988 edition, she took 7 catches (joint-second most in a single edition).
6. Meg Lanning (12 catches)
Australian captain Meghann Lanning is one of the best players to have played cricket. In 18 World Cup innings, she has taken 12 catches. Overall in her ODI career, she has taken 50 catches.
7. Barbara Daniels (12 catches)
England’s Barbara Daniels made her World Cup debut in 1993. She played 20 matches and recorded 12 catches.
8. Amy Satterthwaite (12 catches)
Former New Zealand captain Amy Satterthwaite is the next on the list with 12 catches from 23 matches. With 55 catches, she is sixth on the list for the most catches in Women’s ODIs. With 8 catches, she shares the record for most catches in a single edition with England’s Lydia Greenway.
9. Belinda Clark (12 catches)
Former Australian captain Belinda Clark has 12 catches to her name in 29 innings. She is one of the best batters in Australian cricket history and was an equally good fielder.
10. Lisa Sthalekar (11 catches)
Australia’s Lisa Sthalekar grabbed 11 catches in 21 innings throughout her World Cup career. Her average is 0.523 catches per innings.