The year 2021 has been a great year for Tests. Already cricket fans have witnessed some of the exceptional performances by batsmen, bowlers, and overall by a team. The year 2021 has witnessed the crowning of the first-ever World Test Champions. Notably, Virat Kohli-led India faced Kane Williamson-led New Zealand in the inaugural World Test Championship (WTC) final and The Blackcaps emerged victorious becoming inaugural champions by lifting the precious Test mace.
Meanwhile, in this article, we will take you through the list of Top 5 bowlers who have dominated the year 2021 with their sensational performances. Notably, So far 15 bowlers have bagged 20+ Test wickets and only 4 of them have crossed the 30 wickets mark.
5 Bowlers With The Most Wickets In Tests In 2021
5. Ollie Robinson
The year 2021 has been a roller coaster ride for the English pacer. He made his presence felt for the first time in Tests in his debut match against New Zealand at Home Of Cricket Lord’s Cricket Ground, London in June. In his debut match, he went on to pick 4 wickets in the first innings and 3 wickets in the second innings. However, after that match, he got involved in a controversy where his old tweets went viral which had some controversial statements which led him to get banned.
However, later his ban got lifted and he was permitted to participate in the 5-match Test series against India and so far he has been doing a terrific job. He has already picked a 5 wicket haul at Nottingham and Leeds. Overall, in 5 games he has picked 28 wickets at an average economy and strike rate of 18.25, 2.58, and 42.20 respectively.