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List of Bowlers With Most Test Wickets In India, Most 5 wicket hauls in Test

By Kaif - February 25, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 25, 2024 05:49 PM
List of Bowlers With Most Test Wickets In India, Most 5 wicket hauls in Test

IND vs ENG: India's legendary spinner Ravichandran Ashwin achieved a major feat during the fourth Test against England in Ranchi. Ashwin created history by dismissing Ollie Pope in the second innings of England. Apart from Ollie Pope, he also dismissed Ben Duckett, Joe Root, Ben Fox and James Anderson. This bowler, who recently completed 500 wickets in Tests, broke the record of former spinner Anil Kumble. Apart from this, he also left behind former captain Kapil Dev. Ashwin took four wickets in the first innings and five wickets in the second innings against England in the Ranchi Test.

List of Bowlers With Most Test Wickets In India

PlayerTestwicket
Ravichandran Ashwin59354*
Anil Kumble63350
Harbhajan Singh55265
Kapil Dev65219
Ravindra Jadeja43211

Most Test Wickets on Indian Soil

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Ashwin became the bowler with the highest wicket taker in Test cricket on Indian soil. Ashwin left former captain Anil Kumble behind in this matter. Kumble played a total of 63 matches on Indian grounds. During this period he took 350 wickets. He took a total of 619 wickets in 132 Tests in his career. Ashwin overtook him in his 59th match at home. He is the only Indian to take 100 wickets in Tests against England. He has also achieved this feat in Ranchi Test only.

Also Read: Who is the fastest bowler to take 350 wickets in Test cricket?

Most five wicket hauls for India in Tests

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Ashwin took five wickets in the second innings against England. He became the fastest bowler for India to take five or more wickets in an innings. In this matter he equaled Kumble. Kumble had taken five or more wickets in an innings 35 times in 132 Tests. Ashwin equaled his score in the 99th test itself. His total now in Tests is 507 wickets.

Most 5 wicket hauls in Test cricket

PlayerCountryTestwicket5+ wickets in innings
Muttiah MuralitharanSri Lanka13380067
Shane WarneAustralia14570837
Richard HadleyNew Zealand8643136
Ravichandran AshwinIndia9950735
Anil KumbleIndia13261935

Also Read: List of youngest bowlers to take 5 wickets for England

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