Most of the bowlers dream to get to the number one position in ICC test rankings and to hold on to the position is a much difficult task than it looks as there might be off days. However, certain bowlers have enjoyed it the most and they have made conscious efforts through performances to stay at the number one position.
It is not easy as a fast bowler in test cricket as they have to deal with a lot of injuries while the spinners have to be very consistent to keep their spot on the team. With a note on that, it is time to look at 10 bowlers with the most days as the number 1 test bowler.
10 Bowlers With The Most Days As The Number 1 Test Bowler:
Dale Steyn holds the record for being the number one bowler in tests for the most number of days. The South African speedster was a revelation in international cricket and his raw pace was always a challenge for the batsman.
He held the number one position in ICC test rankings for 2343 days. Steyn picked up 439 wickets in 93 Tests at an average of 22.9 and he is considered to be one of the greatest bowlers in the modern day.