ICC World Test Championship awaits its climax which is the final match between India and New Zealand. The tournament which started way back in 2019 observed many exciting matches between top Test teams. India and New Zealand are the two teams who have qualified for the final after topping the points table in ICC World Test Championship.
India vs New Zealand, ICC World Test Championship final match will be played at Rose Bowl Cricket Stadium in Southampton, England from June 18, 2021.
New Zealand qualified for the final of the ICC World Test Championship after they whitewashed Pakistan 2-0 in a home Test series. India, on the other hand, defeated England 3-1 in a home Test series to fix a berth in the final. India topped the points table in ICC World Test Championship with 72.2 PCT per cent and 520 points. New Zealand bagged the 2nd spot with 70.0 PCT per cent and 420 points on the points table.
During the ICC World Test Championship tournament, India played 6 Test series in which they won 12 matches and lost 4. One Test match against Australia ended in a draw. New Zealand played 5 Test series during the tournament in which they won 7 matches and lost 4 matches.
Many bowlers impressed everyone with their spectacular bowling performances during ICC World Test Championship. Here we look at the 5 highest wicket-takers in the ICC World Test Championship tournament so far.
ICC World Test Championship: 5 Highest Wicket Takers In The Tournament So Far
5. Tim Southee
New Zealand pacer Tim Southee is the 5th highest wicket-taker in ICC World Test Championship. Southee is also the leading wicket-taker for New Zealand in the tournament. In 10 Test matches, Southee has grabbed 51 wickets.
He has taken five-wicket hauls in a match three times. The right-arm bowler Tim Southee’s best bowling figures in a match stands at 9 wickets for 110 runs, which he achieved against India in a Test match in February 2020.