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Top 10 bowlers with the most wickets in test cricket history

Cricket is the most popular sport in India and has a massive fan following. India are at the helm of cricket. Currently, they are No. 1 in ODIs and T20Is and No. 2 in Test. India are on the verge of becoming the No. 1 Test team as well if they beat Australia in the upcoming 3rd Test in the Border Gavaskar trophy.

Read: India loses its No. 1 spot in ICC Test ranking to Australia after just 5 hours

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been crucial for Team India in the ongoing test series and Ashwin is now one of the top 10 bowlers with the most wickets in test cricket history. The record for the most wickets in test cricket history is held by Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan as he is the only bowler with 800 wickets.

So, let’s take a look at the top 10 bowlers with the most wickets in test cricket history.

Top 10 bowlers with the most wickets in Test cricket history

PlayerSpanMatInnsBallsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR510
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL)1992-201013323044039181808009/5116/22022.722.4755.06722
SK Warne (AUS)1992-200714527340705179957088/7112/12825.412.6557.43710
JM Anderson (ENG)2003-Present17833138071176936827/4211/7125.942.7855.8323
A Kumble (IND)1990-2008132236408501835561910/7414/14929.652.6965.9358
SCJ Broad (ENG)2007-Present16029532174158415718/1511/12127.742.9556.3193
GD McGrath (AUS)1993-200712424329248121865638/2410/2721.642.4951.9293
CA Walsh (WI)1984-200113224230019126885197/3713/5524.442.5357.8223
NM Lyon (AUS)2011-Present11722030310148054688/5013/15431.632.9364.7223
R Ashwin (IND)2011-Present9017023963111074637/5913/14023.982.7851.7317
DW Steyn (SA)2004-20199317118608100774397/5111/6022.953.2442.3265
via ESPNCricinfo

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Rahul Roy
Rahul Roy
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