Hope you have read the earlier posts on Test batting and bowling performances of 2017. Now we move to fielding.
Most dismissals-15 and above:
de Kock with 50 dismissals is far ahead of the next two, Bairstow and Saha who each played 11 Tests and dismissed 37. The most stumpings were 9 by Dickwella, while SPD Smith had the most catches (21) by a non-keeper. Rahane was close behind him with 20.
Most innings dismissals-4 and above:
The top position is shared by Kayes and de Kock, while several non-keepers took 4 catches. None of the keepers here took more than one stumping.
Most match dismissals-6 and above:
de Villiers leads with 8 while several others made 7 dismissals. The most stumpings were 3 by Wade, while no fielder took 6 catches.
Best dismissal rate (minimum 20 innings and 0.500):
As in the first table, de Kock is far ahead of the runners-up Bairstow and Saha. Smith and Rahane have the best rate among non-keepers.