Australia’s wicketkeeper Alyssa Healy has broken MS Dhoni’s record for the most number of dismissals by a wicketkeeper in T20 internationals. She went past Dhoni’s tally of 91 during the 2nd T20I between Australia women and New Zealand women at the Allan Border Field in Brisbane on Sunday.
Healy now has 92 dismissals to her name in 99 T20I innings, one more than Dhoni who made 91 dismissals in 97 innings. The 39-year-old Indian is followed Sarah Taylor of England, who has 74 dismissals to her name. Rachael Priest (72) comes next, followed by Merissa Aguilleira (70).
Denesh Ramdin is next on the list with 63 dismissals while Mushfiqur Rahim follows him with 61 scalps.
Overall, South Africa’s Mark Boucher holds the record for most dismissals by a wicketkeeper across formats in international cricket. Boucher made 998 dismissals in 467 international games in a career spanning 15 years. He is followed by Adam Gilchrist (905 in 396 games) and Dhoni (829 in 538 matches).