List of Australia Test wicket-keepers

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Australia's first wicket-keeper, Jack Blackham
Australia's current wicket-keeper, Peter Nevill

This is a chronological list of Australian wicket-keepers, that is, Test cricketers who have kept wicket in a match for Australia.

This list only includes players who have played as the designated keeper for a match. On occasions, another player may have stepped in to relieve the primary wicket-keeper due to injury or the keeper bowling.[1]

No. Player Keeping career Tests as keeper Catches as keeper Stumpings Total
dismissals
1. Jack Blackham 1877–94 32 35 24 59
2. Billy Murdoch 1882 1 2 0 2
3. Affie Jarvis 1885–95 9 8 9 17
4. Frederick Burton 1887 1 0 1 1
5. 'Stumper' Kelly 1896–1905 36 43 20 63
6. Sammy Carter 1907–21 28 44 21 65
7. Barlow Carkeek 1912 6 6 0 6
8. Bert Oldfield 1920–37 54 78 52 130
9. Hammy Love 1932–33 1 3 0 3
10. Ben Barnett 1938 4 3 2 5
11. Don Tallon 1946–53 21 50 8 58
12. Ron Saggers 1948–50 6 16 8 24
13. Gil Langley 1951–56 26 83 15 98
14. Len Maddocks 1955–56 7 19 1 20
15. Wally Grout 1957–66 51 163 24 187
16. Barry Jarman 1959–69 19 50 4 54
17. Brian Taber 1966–70 16 56 4 60
18. Rod Marsh 1970–84 96 343 12 355
19. Steve Rixon 1977–85 13 42 5 47
20. John Maclean 1978–79 4 18 0 18
21. Kevin Wright 1978–80 10 31 4 35
22. Roger Woolley 1983–84 2 7 0 7
23. Wayne B. Phillips 1984–86 18 43 0 43
24. Tim Zoehrer 1985–87 10 18 1 19
25. Greg Dyer 1986–88 6 22 2 24
26. Ian Healy 1988–99 119 366 29 395
27. Phil Emery 1994 1 5 1 6
28. Adam Gilchrist 1999–2008 96 379 37 416
29. Brad Haddin 2008-2015 66 262 10 270
30. Graham Manou 2009 1 3 0 3
31. Tim Paine 2010 4 16 1 17
32. Matthew Wade 2012- 20 56 8 64
33. Peter Nevill 2015- 17 61 2 63
34. Peter Handscomb 2017- 1/2 0 0 0

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Australian Test wicket-keepers". ESPNcricinfo. Retrieved 26 October 2014.