Players with best average 150 Plus wickets in Test

By Ravi - February 4, 2024 - Last updated on Feb 04, 2024 05:46 PM
Players with best average 150 Plus wickets in Test

Players with best average 150+ wickets in Tests

Jasprit Bumrah has given a sensational performance in the second match of the five-Test match series between India and England. He took six wickets in the first innings on Saturday 3 February, the second day of the Test in Visakhapatnam. The English batsmen could not stand in front of Bumrah's stormy bowling. England's innings was reduced to 253 runs.


With six wickets against England, Bumrah completed his 150 wickets in Tests. He also made a big record in his name. He became the bowler for India to take 150 wickets in the fewest balls. He touched this figure in 6781 balls. In this matter, Bumrah broke the record of fast bowler Umesh Yadav. Umesh had completed 150 wickets in 7661 balls. Mohammed Shami (7755 balls) is in third place in this matter. Kapil Dev (8378 balls) is at fourth place and Ravichandran Ashwin (8380 balls) is at fifth place.

Best average in Tests (150+ wickets)

Sydney BarnesEngland16.43
Jasprit BumrahIndia20.28
Alan DavidsonAustralia20.53
Malcolm MarshallWest Indies20.94
Joel GarnerWest Indies20.97
Courtney AmbroseWest Indies20.99

Another achievement in the name of Jasprit Bumrah

Bumrah achieved another feat by taking six wickets for 45 runs. This is the best performance by an Indian fast bowler on home ground in this century. Talking about Bumrah, this is his third best performance in Test. He took six wickets for 27 runs against West Indies in Kingston in 2019. He took six wickets for 33 runs against Australia in Melbourne in 2018.

Also Read: Who is the youngest Indian to score a double century in Test

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