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Gilchrist joins wicket keepers' 300 club

Adam Gilchrist became the fourth wicket-keeper in history to achieve 300 Test dismissals during the fourth Ashes Test against England.

india Updated: Aug 25, 2005 21:56 IST

Adam Gilchrist became the fourth wicket-keeper in history to achieve 300 Test dismissals when he caught Ian Bell off Shaun Tait on the first day of the fourth Test against England at Trent Bridge on Thursday.

Only Australia greats Ian Healy and Rodney Marsh, as well as South Africa's Mark Boucher, have previously reached the landmark.

Healy, whom Gilchrist replaced in the Australia side, holds the world record for Test wicket-keeping dismissals with 395 from 119 matches.

Leading Test wicket-keepers (dismissals, caught, stumped, player, country, matches):

395 366 29 Ian Healy (AUS) 119

355 343 12 Rodney Marsh (AUS) 96

323 309 14 Mark Boucher (RSA) 84

300 272 27 Adam Gilchrist (AUS) 72

270 265 5 Jeffrey Dujon (WIS) 79

269 250 19 Alan Knott (ENG) 95

241 227 14 Alec Stewart (ENG) 82

228 201 27 Wasim Bari (PAK) 81

219 173 46 Godfrey Evans (ENG) 91

219 207 12 Ridley Jacobs (WIS) 65

First Published: Aug 25, 2005 21:56 IST