Indian team is all set for their next cricket assignment, which is a five-match Test series against England. For the away tour against the English side, the Indian squad under skipper Virat Kohli comprises the best combination of Indian bowlers and batsmen.
Although the Indian team does not have a great record at away Test tours against England, the Virat Kohli and boys are expected to give a tough challenge to the home team. India tour of England will commence with the 1st Test match on August 4, 2021.
Post the year 2000, India has played away 5 away Test series against England. They lost three times, and won once, while one series ended in a draw. For the Indian team, some batsmen and bowlers have given a spectacular performance against England side during these away tours.
Few of them also bagged the player of the series award for their marvellous performance. Here we talk about Indian bowlers with the most wickets in a Test series in England.
Indian Bowlers With The Most Wickets In A Test Series In England
Praveen Kumar- 15 (2011 Test Series)
Former Indian pacer Praveen Kumar executed a fabulous show in India’s tour of England in 2011. The Indian team, led by MS Dhoni, played 4 Test matches during the tour. India suffered a humiliating whitewash in the series, losing all 4 matches by big margins.
However, Praveen Kumar showcased a brilliant performance, picking 15 wickets in 5 innings. The Indian bowler only played 3 matches out of 4 during the series. The right-arm pacer had a bowling average of 29.53 and also picked a five-wicket haul in the 1st Test and a four-wicket haul in the 2nd Test. His best bowling figure in a match was 7/169, which he bagged in the 2nd Test.