Wicket keepers play a critical role behind the stumps, not just with their gloves but with their wits and amazing reflexes. A keeper usually has the best view of what all is happening on the ground and is liable to give the best advice.
Sledging is another major issue. When you have a constant bug buzzing in your ears you are bound to get distracted and have to deal with it silently.
Here ES brings you the top three videos of never-seen-before wicket-keeping antics.
2. Marc Boucher
Many players admit that Boucher keeps on chirping behind the stumps and is rather irritating. In the video he sledges Tatenda Taibu of Zimbabwe incessantly in Nicky Boje’s over: