There are cricket players who are remembered for their breathtaking fielding efforts and the former South African batsman in Jonty Rhodes is one such cricketer. He is a fantastic fielder and in fact gave chills to the batters when they try to get a single when he is on the field. He will be literally everywhere in the field, such is the greatness of this guy.
If there is any position in the cricket field that is named after a player then it has to be Jonty Rhodes as the point region is fondly called as Jonty’s corner where Jonty Rhodes used to field during his playing days.
In a recent Instagram live session with Pommie Mbangwa, the acrobatic fielder chose his countrymate as the best fielder in the world cricket.
The greatest fielder of all time?Ab de Villiers. He is a wicket keeper, he is at slip, he fields at mid-off, long on, the guy is the greatest of all time.I have loved Suresh Raina, but the best fielder I have seen since Jonty Rhodes has to be Ab de Villiers, he just moves so well, I think someone like Ben Stokes is at all the hotspots, Ab de Villiers reads the game as well, and he is a batsman so that helps him in reading the game, from my perspective, de Villiers has to be the best fielder
One of the underrated fielders in the cricket history is Andrew Symonds. The heavyweight in Symonds was a live wire in his playing days and here’s what Jonty Rhodes had to say about the big Australian
Andrew Symonds was the first guy I saw who could field at every position. He could field at the boundary as he had a strong arm. For a big unit like Symonds to dive at full length, it took good amount of effort
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