Bowlers have increasingly started getting their due in international cricket in the last few years. The ICC World Test Championship was an event where bowlers have had a great say in the tournament. Pat Cummins, Ravichandran Ashwin, Trent Bout, and Tim Southee are among the highest wicket-takers and have played key roles in wins for their respective teams.
Now, as we await the final, we take a look at the bowlers with the most wickets in international cricket since the last five years. Meanwhile, Ashwin has a chance to finish the WTC campaign as the highest wicket-taker. He is on 67 wickets, four short of overtaking Pat Cummins’ 70 wickets.
Bowlers With Most Wickets In International Cricket In The Last 5 Years
8. Jasprit Bumrah- 229
Having made his debut for India in 2016, Jasprit Bumrah has taken 229 international wickets in the meantime. He has risen up the ranks in double quick time and has turned out to be one of the matchwinners for India with the ball.
He has been among the top five bowlers in all formats in the ICC rankings as well. Bumrah will be one of Virat Kohli’s key weapons with the ball in the WTC final.