The worst fielder in international cricket?

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its a torture to see some guys (mis)field every single game. Not only does it give away precious runs but it also demoralises the whole team.

So Who do you think is the worst of the lot?

Pakistani fielders like sohail tanvir do provide us with hair pulling stuff every now n then but For me the worst fielder is None other than south africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe. What a poor fielder this guy is! Watching him in the field is an embarrasement. There is not a single match where he doesnt leak runs due to his poor fielding. Couple this with the catches he drops and there you have it, the worst fielder in the world.
 
Sohail Tanvir, Monty Panesar are the names that come to mind instantly having said that Panesar has improved
 
Nasir Jamshed must give him a tough contest for this honour
 
Gotta go for Jamshed. Honestly, I was laughing like a drain watching him run. It's like he has this ability to turn a lush green outfield into treacle or syrup with his feet.

At least Monty has the excuse that he isn't exactly a young man anymore.
 
Tsotsobe looks poor only because he has awesome fielders in his team

compare him to the likes of Ishant,Monty,Tanvir he isnt that bad
 
jamshed is fine with catching , its just getting to ball thats a tortute for him

im gonna have to go with sohail tanvir on this one

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Afridi is declining, he messed up a couple of catches and gave away few runs in the field through misfields and slow running.
 
sohail tanvir.... nobody comes close. cant run cant bend and drops dollies. if people dont believe me then they can search for the youtube hit tanvir drops a sitter. :p :p
 
Probably 6 or 7 Pakistani in top 10 - Tanvir, Razzak, Kaneria, Jamshed, Ajmal, Farhat, not to mention KAkmal is BY FAR the worst keeper among International teams which includes Ireland as well.
 
Pakistan : :nasir , Irfan, shoab akthar
India : Zaheer, munaf,ishant ,Ashwin,ganguly
Australia : Ryan Harris
RSA : tsobe, morne
WI : rampaul
Sri Lanka : malinga, mendis
New Zealand : Oram
England : Monty, samit
 
Kamran Akmal is by far the worst and most destructive to his team if that is the criteria.
 
Kamran Akmal is the worst keeper in international cricket.

Sohail Tanvir, Narine, Munaf are three of the worst fielders I've seen.
 
Worst fielder is anyone from Asia, all very lazy and poor attitude towards fielding not to even mention fitness levels.

Ranatunga and Inzamam were fat
 
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Has to be a Pakistani or Indian.

Narayan was pathetic in recent tour... guy can't run for his life
 
How can i forget Mohammad Irfan, he was an embarrassment in South Africa, could not last a session
 
Worst fielder is anyone from Asia, all very lazy and poor attitude towards fielding not to even mention fitness levels.

Ranatunga and Inzamam were fat

Yea Tsotsobe is the best fielder I have ever seen, he epitomizes laziness
 
Imran Tahir is another rubbish fielder, my late grandma could run faster than him
 
Mahmudullah Riyadh, Rokibul Hasan, Imrul Kayes, Mohammed Irfan, Sohail Tanvir, Ishant Sharma and Abdur Razzak - Ban
 
Yuvi is slow in the field but takes his catches so I guess would be unfair to call him bad. :nehra
 
abdul Razzaq could win this contest easily

McGrath also used to be pretty dreadful
 
Worst fielder in international cricket?

Tsotsobe is pure garbage in the field. He should not be picked if he can't field because its always been something we've prided ourselves on. He's on par with some of the worst Asian fielders IMO.
 
Tsotsobe is pure garbage in the field. He should not be picked if he can't field because its always been something we've prided ourselves on. He's on par with some of the worst Asian fielders IMO.

Well in spite of him being considered a mere trundler by the masses, he does a reasonable job for SA in limited overs and besides, Steyn and Philander don't play much limited overs cricket and Morkel has his off days. The likes of Morris and Kleinveldt haven't really impressed either so I guess you have to stick with him for a while.
 
I think the actual worst fielder in the world would be some Bangladeshi guy or any other minnow guy.

From major teams, can't decide between Tsotsobe and Tanvir.
 
Lol at people mentioning Jamshed :facepalm:

He is a very fine catcher; his problem is his poor fitness. He isn't a genuinely poor fielder like Tanvir.
 
No one comes close to Ashish Nehra

If I remember correctly he took one hell of a catch in the World Cup semis.

My money, if I had to choose from the current Indian team would be - ashwin and pujara
Pakistan - nasir jamshed (kamran akmal is another level altogether - everytime he catches a ball, there should be celebrations)
 
he is not worst than Irfan thats for sure

Neither is he 7'1, Tsotsobe is crap because he is a lazy trundler Irfan on other hand just doesn't have the contributes to be a good fielder. Irfan is a very hard worker and it has showed in his bowling over the past 12 months however fielding is just very difficult for him and always will be.

You keep Tsotsobe and we will keep Irfan.
 
he is not worst than Irfan thats for sure

Irfan is 7.1 ,u expect him to be slow. But does he drop catches , sitters like tsotsobe? Has jamshed ever dropped a catch ? These guys are just slow in the field. They dont even misfield usually. I know being quick is important while fielding but its not more important than holding on to catches. Tsotsobe drops such easy catches that i feel embarassed on his behalf. Did u watch yesterday's t20, he showed his level of awfulness yesterday. He is a more consistant misfielder than tanvir and thats saying something.
 
Tanvir and Farhat are surely up there as the worst ever.These two don't even try.
 
Worst fielder in international cricket?

Sad to see the inability of people to differentiate between a poor fielder and the worst fielder in the world.
 
Probably 6 or 7 Pakistani in top 10 - Tanvir, Razzak, Kaneria, Jamshed, Ajmal, Farhat, not to mention KAkmal is BY FAR the worst keeper among International teams which includes Ireland as well.

oh really Bangladesh have produced world beaters though ...
 
Worst fielder in international cricket?

exactly man. but not everybody is as sharp as us :afridi who is it acc. to u btw??

Can't decide b/w Tsotsobe and Tanvir but probably lost worse fielders exist in Bangladesh and other minnows like Bermuda.
 
oh really Bangladesh have produced world beaters though ...[/QUOTE

How does it matter if PAK has some of the worst fielders? & I have left out Irfan for his abnormal size. Don't put irrelevant arguments when you can't bite the reality.
 
Imran Farhat, I cant remember the exact match, but I believe he dropped 3 cathces in a single day vs NZ....

At least Narine and Best and Tanvir and everybody else, will eventually hold onto a catch....
 
Bresnan
Nehra
Munaf
Tanvir
Jamshed
M Yousuf
Panesar
C Martin
V Prasad
C Gayle
H Bashar
Chamara Silva
R Arnold
C Vaas
Z Khan
S Malik
I Ahmed
H Amla
V Philander
G smith
 
Ajmal used to be atrocious... Buut he worked hard and has become decent so should be a role model

Salman Butt was atrocious
 
Yousuf while a legend was pretty bad.
 
Bresnan
Nehra
Munaf
Tanvir
Jamshed
M Yousuf
Panesar
C Martin
V Prasad
C Gayle
H Bashar
Chamara Silva
R Arnold
C Vaas
Z Khan
S Malik
I Ahmed
H Amla
V Philander
G smith

pray tell why you think these are/were the worst fielders out there?? As a matter of fact some of these are good fielders.
 
Bresnan
Nehra
Munaf
Tanvir
Jamshed
M Yousuf
Panesar
C Martin
V Prasad
C Gayle
H Bashar
Chamara Silva
R Arnold
C Vaas
Z Khan
S Malik
I Ahmed
H Amla
V Philander
G smith

Ijaz Ahmed was one of the best fielder in the world when he was playing.. Took some stunning catches.. God knows where you watch cricket
 
Any new addition?

Times have changed but tsotsobe and tanvir have been the most consistent ones on this list.
 
Irfan

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You won't find any 7ft person who can field well, the others could work hard and improve but Irfan unfortunately will never become a good fielder and that isn't to do with lack of effort.
 
I feel like Tsotsobe has gotten a bit better...

don't kill me.
 
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Re: Worst fielder in international cricket?

You won't find any 7ft person who can field well, the others could work hard and improve but Irfan unfortunately will never become a good fielder and that isn't to do with lack of effort.

Whatever the reasons are, he is the worst fielder....isnt he?

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from the current players, there is only one clear winner. Our senior bowler :sohail

If there was ever an award for this category, we would've won 10 in last decade :moyo:razzaq:butt
 
Worst fielder is anyone from Asia, all very lazy and poor attitude towards fielding not to even mention fitness levels.

Ranatunga and Inzamam were fat

:facepalm:

The Indian team is filled with quality fielders, while Pakistan and Sri Lanka have some good fielders as well. Your posts are nothing but biased garbage these days.

In my opinion, Tanvir is the worst fielder from major teams.
 
Bump

Maling anyone?? These days its malinga surely.
 
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