On Monday, in the test match between India and England in Chennai, Ishant Sharma, after dismissing Daniel Lawrence in the second innings, becoming the 6th Indian bowler (3rd pacer) to take the most 300+ wickets in the test for India. Currently, Indian legendary former cricketer Anil Kumble is leading the elite list of most tests wicket takers with 619 wickets.
Top 6 Most Wickets Taker For India In Test
Anil Kumble: Indian legendary cricketer Anil Kumble, who is known for his leg-spin capabilities, holds the first rank in the list of most wickets taker for India in Tests. The former Indian captain has represented India in 132 tests matches in which he has taken 619 wickets. Not only in Tests but also he is highest wicket-taker for India in ODIs with 337 wickets.
Kapil Dev: Indian world-cup winning captain Kapil Dev stands second in this list. Indian former all-rounder has played 131 matches for Indian in which he has taken 434 wickets. And also with the bat, he has registered 5248 runs for India in his test career.
Harbhajan Singh: Indian off-spinner, who is also called The Turbanator, is in the 3rd position in this list. Harbhajan has taken 417 wickets for India in his test career. Indian off-spinner, who is still yet to retire from International cricket has represented Indian in 103 test matches.
R Ashwin: R Ashwin, who made his debut for India in 2011, is still the quickest bowler to reach the 300-mark, he has done this in 54 matches in 2017. Still, Ashwin has much time to make his record impressive for the Indian team. So far he has taken 386 wickets in 75 matches played for India.
Z Khan: In 2013, Zaheer Khan became the second Indian pacer after Kapil dev to achieve 300+ mark in Test matches. Zaheer finished his career with 311 scalps in 92 Test matches – from 2000 to 2014. Zaheer took one 10-for.
Ishant Sharma: Ishant Sharma, who took his 300th wicket in the India vs England 2021 series, holds the 6th rank in the list and also become the 3rd pacer to take 300+ wickets for India in tests.