Most test wickets in England by Indian bowlers

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The dominance of the Indian cricket team globally is supreme. In the previous 2 test matches of IND vs ENG, Indian bowlers have proven their caliber to the world and registered a victory in the 2nd test match as well. Before the 3rd test match starts, let's take a look at the most test wickets in England by Indian bowlers.
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The dominance of the Indian cricket team globally is supreme. Indian cricket team includes the best batsmen, the best bowlers, and a few of the best fielders as well. India will play the 3rd test match against England on 25th August. In the previous 2 test matches, Indian bowlers have proven their caliber to the world and registered a victory in the 2nd test match as well. Before the 3rd test match starts, let’s take a look at the most test wickets in England by Indian bowlers.

1. Ishant Sharma

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Ishant Sharma is the leading Indian wicket-taker in England. Ishant made his test debut against Bangladesh in 2007. He played his first-ever test match on the land of England in 2011. Throughout the years he has grown into a prolific bowler of the team and taken his performances to the next level every time. In 14 test matches that he played in England in these 10 years, he picked up 51 wickets with an economy of 3.18. His Best Bowling in Match is 7/135 and his Best Bowling in Innings is 7/74.

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2. Kapil Dev

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With a Best Bowling in Match of 8/168 and Best Bowling in Innings of 5/125, the former Indian captain is the 2nd Indian bowler to take the most Test wickets in England. Kapil Dev made his test debut in 1978 against Pakistan. His first-ever test match on the land of England was in 1979. His contribution to the Indian cricket team is absolutely unparalleled. In 22 test innings played in England, he scalped 43 wickets with an economy rate of 2.99.

3. Anil Kumble

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Anil Kumble holds the 4th position on the list of most test wickets in England by Indian bowlers with 36 wickets in 19 innings. The former Indian captain made his test debut against England in 1990. His first Test series was hosted in The Oval, England. In the 3rd test match of India vs England; his 1st Test match, Kumble received the Player of the Match award as well. In a span of about 18 years, he played in 19 test innings and scalped 36 wickets at an economy rate of 2.84, BBI of 4/66, and BBM of 7/159.

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4. Bishan Bedi

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With an economy rate of 2.54, BBI of 6/226, and BBM of 6/111, Bishan Bedi scalped 35 wickets in 12 Test matches played in England. He is the fourth Indian bowler to achieve this feat. He made his test debut against West Indies in 1966 and played his first test match in England in 1967. Bedi continued to be a part of the Indian Test cricket team till he played his last test match against England in 1979.

5. Mohammed Shami

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The 5th cricketer on this list is Mohammed Shami with 32 wickets till now in 20 Test innings played in England. He made his test debut against West Indies in 2013 and played his first test match in England in 2014. His test debut against West Indies in Eden Gardens was heavenly as his maiden test wicket was Kieran Powell. In today’s date, Shami is one of the most integral part of the Indian bowling lineup, especially during test matches. In the ongoing test series of India vs England, he has played exceptionally well. Till now he played in 11 test matches in England with an economy of 3.48, BBI of 4/57, and BBM of 6/108.

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