ICC World Test Championship: 5 Bowlers With Most Wickets In The Tournament

ICC World Test Championship: 5 Bowlers With Most Wickets In The Tournament

Pat Cummins, Australia
Pat Cummins (Image Credit: Twitter)
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India and New Zealand will lock horns in ICC World Test Championship final next month. The much-awaited ICC event will give us the first Test champion of the tournament. India vs New Zealand ICC World Test Championship final will begin on June 18, 2021, at The Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, England. There were 9 teams that were part of the ICC World Test Championship but India and New Zealand were the two teams that managed to secure a berth in the final.

The tournament witnessed many bilateral series among the 9 teams that were part of it. ICC World Test Championship started in 2019. India topped the points table while New Zealand bagged the second spot in the final standings. Therefore, both the nations qualified for the final. The tournament witnessed many great spells and brilliant bowling shows from many players. Here we look at the 5 bowlers with the most wickets in ICC World Test Championship.

ICC World Test Championship: 5 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In The Tournament

Tim Southee

Tim Southee, New Zealand
Tim Southee (Image Credit: Twitter)

New Zealand’s Tim Southee is the 5th highest wicket-taker in ICC World Test Championship. The right-arm pacer Southee has scalped 51 wickets so far. The Kiwi pacer has played 10 matches and bowled in 20 innings. He has bowled more than 390 overs during World Test Championship. He conceded 1054 runs and has an economy of 2.69. Southee’s best bowling figures in an innings is 5/32 and in a match is 9/110. Tim Southee also picked 5-wicket hauls three times during ICC World Test Championship.

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