Most Test Wickets in 2021
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The year 2021 saw some exciting games of Test Cricket. The fans witnessed top-class batting, as well as bowling performances from the teams. The World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand also took place this year.

England played against India at home and away. Joe Root and Co. also played a two-match Test series against New Zealand this year. India are currently playing a two-match Test series against New Zealand, while Pakistan and Bangladesh are taking on each other in a two-match series.

In the ongoing Test match between India and New Zealand, Ajaz Patel wrote his name in the history books after becoming only the third bowler to pick all ten wickets in an innings in Test Cricket. The wicket in Mumbai is helping the spinners and India are dominating the Test at the moment.

If you look at the bowling performances in Test Cricket this year, both spinners and pacers have received great success. To further shed light on that, we have listed four bowlers who have picked the most Test wickets in 2021

Most Test Wickets in 2021: 

  1. Ravichandran Ashwin: 50 wickets 

Ravichandran Ashwin
Ravichandran Ashwin (Image Credit: Twitter)

Ravichandran Ashwin didn’t play a single game on India’s Test tour of England earlier this year. However, the Indian spinner is relishing the conditions in the ongoing Test series between India and New Zealand. Once again, he has been the best bowler for India in a home Test series. So far, he has managed to pick 13 wickets in 2 matches at an average of 11.62.

Earlier, when England toured India for four-match Test series, Ashwin picked the most wickets. In 4 matches, he has picked 32 wickets at an average of 14.72. He picked 3 five-wicket hauls during the series. Overall, Ravi Ashwin has managed to pick the most wickets by any bowler in Test Cricket in 2021. Currently, he has 50 Test wickets to his name in 2021.

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