England vs India 2021 Test series could not witness the final 5th Test, as it was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. After India’s support staff members including head coach Ravi Shastri tested positive for covid, the Indian team decided to skip the 5th Test for the safety of players. As of now, ECB and BCCI seek to reschedule the match for a later date in the future.
Despite the cancellation of the 5th Test, cricket fans managed to enjoy the 4 thrilling games between both teams. The first Test ended in a draw after rains washed away play on the final day. In the 2nd Test, India defeated England at Lord’s by 151 runs with an outstanding bowling attack in the final innings.
Later, Joe Root-led England made a powerful comeback in the 3rd Test, crushing India by an innings and 76 runs. In the 4th Test, India defeated England by 157 runs to gain a 2-1 lead in the series. After the conclusion of the England vs India 2021 Test series, we take a look at the 5 highest wicket-taker of the series.
England vs India 2021: 5 Highest Wicket Takers Of The Series
5. Mohammed Shami- 11 Wickets
India’s Mohammed Shami finished as the 5th highest wicket-taker in England vs India 2021 Test series. The right-arm pacer picked 11 wickets in 3 matches, owning an average of 27.55. Shami bowled more than 96 overs during the 3 matches he played and conceded 581 runs. His best bowling figure was in an innings was 4-95, which he got in the 1st innings of the 3rd Test.