Golden era of wicketkeepers?

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Golden era of wicketkeepers?

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I'm absolutely stunned by Mohammad Rizwan. His batting is elite stuff and he scored centuries in all 3 formats recently. But at the same time his glovework behind the stumps is brilliant too. Makes me think of him as the ultimate keeper to go down in history.

This is the video i was watching https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUOj9Ll ... 5L54AaABAg

Also made me realise we might be in this golden gen of wk. Everyone has good depth these days in their team regarding keepers.

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The era I grew up watching I think had better keeper batsman

Gilchrist/ Haddin
Boucher
BMac
Sanga
Dhoni
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jaybro wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:22 pm
The era I grew up watching I think had better keeper batsman

Gilchrist/ Haddin
Boucher
BMac
Sanga
Dhoni
As a biased Australian, Gilchrist was just one of the best of all time to watch.

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Andy31 wrote:
Wed Mar 17, 2021 3:08 am


As a biased Australian, Gilchrist was just one of the best of all time to watch.
Saying Gilly was the best doesn't make you biased at all, it's the truth
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In ten 90s, I distinctly remember reading that the Dutch keeper was considered the best, or one of the best in the world.
Why I might believe it is he batted at number 10 in the 1996 WC.
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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:31 pm
In ten 90s, I distinctly remember reading that the Dutch keeper was considered the best, or one of the best in the world.
Why I might believe it is he batted at number 10 in the 1996 WC.
Marc Schewe?
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eugene wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:21 am
ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:31 pm
In ten 90s, I distinctly remember reading that the Dutch keeper was considered the best, or one of the best in the world.
Why I might believe it is he batted at number 10 in the 1996 WC.
Marc Schewe?
I could have sworn his name was Smits or something but that seems to fit the story.
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ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:45 am
eugene wrote:
Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:21 am
ZIMDOGGY wrote:
Sat Mar 27, 2021 8:31 pm
In ten 90s, I distinctly remember reading that the Dutch keeper was considered the best, or one of the best in the world.
Why I might believe it is he batted at number 10 in the 1996 WC.
Marc Schewe?
I could have sworn his name was Smits or something but that seems to fit the story.
Jeroen Smits is who you are thinking of. He rarely batted higher than 9.
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But what a keeper he was

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Really? Regis?
jaybro wrote:
Tue Mar 16, 2021 9:22 pm
The era I grew up watching I think had better keeper batsman

Gilchrist/ Haddin
Boucher
BMac
Sanga
Dhoni
How have you missed our very own Andy?

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