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5 Indian bowlers with the most wickets in the ICC World Test Championship

May 17, 2021

Written By,

Durba

India will face New Zealand in the final of the ICC World Test Championship on 18th June. India played a total of 17 Test matches in the World Test Championship. Out of 17 Tests, the Men in Blue managed to win 12 Tests. New Zealand, on the other hand, played a total of 11 Tests in the WTC. Out of 12 Tests, New Zealand managed to win 7 Tests. Indian bowlers played a crucial role in India’s success in the ICC World Test Championship. That said, here are 5 Indian bowlers with the most wickets in the ICC World Test Championship:

5. Umesh Yadav

At no 5 in this list is Umesh Yadav. In 14 innings in the WTC, Yadav scalped an impressive 29 wickets in total. The bowler also maintained a superb bowling economy of 3.35 in the World Test Championship. Yadav will be keen on scalping wickets against NZ in the upcoming WTC final.

4. Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah is India’s 4th highest wicket-taker in the ICC World Test Championship. In 9 Tests for India in the WTC, Bumrah scalped an impressive 34 wickets in total. The 27-year-old also maintained a brilliant bowling economy of 2.75 in the World Test Championship. Bumrah could be the game-changer for India against NZ in the WTC final.

3. Mohammed Shami

At no 3 in this list is Indian pace bowler Mohammed Shami. In just 10 matches in the WTC, Shami scalped a total of 36 wickets for India. Shami also maintained a brilliant bowling economy of 2.97 runs per over in the WTC. Shami is expected to lead India’s pace bowling lineup against NZ in the WTC final.

2. Ishant Sharma

Ishant Sharma is India’s 2nd highest wicket-taker in the ICC World Test Championship. In 11 matches in the WTC, Sharma scalped an impressive 36 wickets in total. The 32-year-old also maintained a superb bowling economy of 2.86 runs per over in the WTC.

1. Ravichandran Ashwin

R Ashwin is India’s highest wicket-taker in the ICC World Test Championship. In just 13 matches in the WTC, Ashwin scalped 67 wickets in total. The right-arm spinner maintained a superb bowling economy of 2.66 runs per over in the WTC. Ashwin is set to lead India’s spin bowling lineup against NZ in the WTC final.

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Durba