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List of Australia Wicket Keeper in Test match- Alex Carey 34th Test Wicket Keeper

List of Australia Wicket Keeper in Test match- Alex Carey 34th Test Wicket Keeper

Alex Carey became 34th Australian Wicket Keeper  in Test Cricket. He made test debut vs England at Gabba , Brisbane on December 8, 2021 in 1st Test Match of Ashes Series. Alex Carey replace Tim Paine.

Jack  Blackham was first Australian Wicket Keeper in Test Matches. He took gloves for 32 test matches .His period is 1877- 1894. In 32 test matches he took 35 catches and 24 Stumps, total Dismissal 59.

Out of 34 wicket Keeper  who played for Australia only 5  lead Australia in Test matches. These 5 are Jack Blackham. Billy Murdoch, Barry Jarman, Adam GilChrist and Time Paine.Tim Paine is longest serving wicket-Keeper Test captain for Australia.

Only 5 player hase played one test for Australia as wicket-Keeper. Alex Carey became 6th .

Five player who   played one test match for Australia are Billy Murdoch, Frederick Burton, Hammy Love, Phil  Emery and Graham Manou.

Rod Marsh played 96 matches  and  made 355 dismissal in Test Cricket. Ian Healy has played most test matches as Wicket Keeper he played 119 test matches and 395 dismissals.

Adam GilChrist played 96 test matches as wicket Keeper and  made 416 dismissal .He is only wicket keeper who made  400 plus dismissal in Test Crickey for Australia.

Brad Haddin  played 66 test matches and made  270 dismissals. Time Paine  played 35 test match and  157 dismissals.

Bret Oldfield was first keeper who made hundred dismissal in test cricket for Australia.He played 54 test matches and made 130 dismissals, 78 catches and 52 dismissals. Wally  Grout  played 51 Test matches and made 187 dismissals.

From list of 34 test wicket Keeper only 7 made more than 100 dismissals in test cricket. These are    Bert Oldfield, Wally Grout,Rod Marsh, Ian Healy, Adam Gilchrist, Brad Haddin, Tim Paine.

List of Wicket Keeper Australia

No.PlayerSpanTestsCatchesStumpingsTotal
dismissals
1Jack Blackham1877–189432352459
2Billy Murdoch18821202
3Affie Jarvis1885–189598917
4Frederick Burton18871011
5Jim Kelly1896–190536432063
6Sammy Carter1907–192128442165
7Barlow Carkeek19126606
8Bert Oldfield1920–1937547852130
9Hammy Love1932–19331303
10Ben Barnett19384325
11Don Tallon1946–19532150858
12Ron Saggers1948–1950616824
13Gil Langley1951–195626831598
14Len Maddocks1955–1956719120
15Wally Grout1957–19665116324187
16Barry Jarman1959–19691950454
17Brian Taber1966–19701656460
18Rod Marsh1970–19849634312355
19Steve Rixon1977–19851342547
20John Maclean1978–1979418018
21Kevin Wright1978–19801031435
22Roger Woolley1983–19842707
23Wayne B. Phillips1984–19861843043
24Tim Zoehrer1985–19871018119
25Greg Dyer1986–1988622224
26Ian Healy1988–199911936629395
27Phil Emery19941516
28Adam Gilchrist1999–20089637937416
29Brad Haddin2008–2015662628270
30Graham Manou20091303
31Tim Paine2010–2021351507157
32Matthew Wade2012–201722631174
33Peter Nevill2015–20161761263
34Alex Carey2021–present1

. Blackham appeared in three further Tests as a fielder, taking two catches.

 Murdoch appeared in 17 further Tests as a fielder, taking 12 catches.

 Jarvis appeared in two further Tests as a fielder, taking one catch.

 Burton appeared in one further Test as a fielder, taking one catch.

 Phillips appeared in nine further Tests as a fielder, taking nine catches.

 Wade has appeared in 14 further Tests as a fielder, taking 11 catches.