Mitchell Starc, Yasir Shah, Australia vs Pakistan 2019
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20 wickets can win you a match in Test cricket and bowlers are most essential part in the longest format. It is also a test of nerves, skills and adaptability for the bowlers as Test cricket is a format where batsmen like to take their time to settle in and hit the lose balls to the boundaries. However, the cricket history has seen bowlers who have been right on the money from the word go, and done their sides a world of good.

Let us have a look at top ten active bowlers with most scalps in the longest format.

10. Ravindra Jadeja

Ravindra Jadeja
Ravindra Jadeja (Photo-Jagran Josh)

Ravindra Jadeja, started as part-time spinner, then weaved his magic with a straight line with deceived many batsmen. The all-rounder has since then been picked up in the national team considering his bowling prowess than batting. Jadeja has picked up 213 wickets for India at an average of 24.62.

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