Most Wickets in World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated List

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Most Wickets in World Test Championship: The 2021–2023 ICC World Test Championship is the second edition of the ICC World Test Championship of Test cricket. It started on 4 August 2021 and is scheduled to finish on 31 March 2023.

Most wicket-taker in WTC 2021-23

Picking up wickets at an early stage of the long format cricket might improve the bowling team’s dominance in the game. Check out the list of most wicket-taker in WTC 2021-23:

PlayerMatInnsRunsWktsBBIBBMAveEconSR510
JJ Bumrah (INDIA)917746405/249/11018.652.5443.930
OE Robinson (ENG)815729325/657/8122.782.6751.120
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK)6*11536316/5110/9417.292.6738.821
K Rabada (SA)59600305/608/106203.237.410
Mohammed Shami (INDIA)815716305/448/10723.863.146.110
R Ashwin (INDIA)714522294/88/42182.248.900
M Jansen (SA)59570284/317/9120.353.1938.200
TG Southee (NZ)612668245/358/14427.832.736120
PJ Cummins (AUS)6*11495235/387/8721.522.8844.710
JM Anderson (ENG)713557235/625/11524.212.0869.710
MA Wood (ENG)610640236/379/15227.823.544710
MA Starc (AUS)7*13611224/376/8027.773.1153.500
RA Jadeja (INDIA)713519215/419/8724.712.2266.510
L Embuldeniya (SL)47611215/357/12929.092.9559.120
KA Jamieson (NZ)612584204/826/11429.23.0557.300
Mohammed Siraj (INDIA)713615204/328/12630.753.3255.400
SN Thakur (INDIA)510383197/618/10820.153.1438.410
Sajid Khan (PAK)4*7557198/4212/12829.312.8761.211
SM Boland (AUS)36172186/77/559.552.112710
RTM Mendis (SL)24275186/7011/13615.272.5635.721
NM Lyon (AUS)7*10626184/915/11334.772.583.300
AY Patel (NZ)243751710/11914/22522.053.1242.311
Hasan Ali (PAK)5*9383175/517/10322.522.9545.710
L Ngidi (SA)36225156/718/102152.6833.410
JNT Seales (WI)36324155/558/12521.63.8233.810
N Wagner (NZ)48418154/1026/18327.862.9356.900
MJ Henry (NZ)24226147/239/5516.142.6536.410
C Green (AUS)7*13289143/214/6620.642.6846.100
P Jayawickrama (SL)36309144/407/15922.072.944500
SCJ Broad (ENG)48430145/1016/11030.712.9961.510
CR Woakes (ENG)510580144/557/13841.423.3274.800
AR Patel (INDIA)36199125/626/8516.582.24510
JO Holder (WI)510307123/264/6225.582.1770.500
KAJ Roach (WI)48334123/305/7727.832.859.500
Ebadot Hossain (BAN)46429126/467/12135.753.46310
MJ Leach (ENG)46457114/845/13641.543.0980.400
C Overton (ENG)36276103/146/6127.62.6462.700
Taijul Islam (BAN)23278107/1168/20527.82.8458.610
UT Yadav (INDIA)48346103/606/13634.63.3861.400
Nauman Ali (PAK)5*9454106/1076/10745.42.57105.810
TA Boult (NZ)2417495/435/8519.332.4946.410
JA Warrican (WI)3628794/505/12931.882.9764.300
V Permaul (WI)2424085/358/141303.0758.510
Faheem Ashraf (PAK)5*925482/293/6631.752.766900
D Olivier (SA)3529583/644/11536.873.7858.500
RL Chase (WI)4733485/835/11141.753.4173.310
AS Joseph (WI)2424773/785/14835.283.7356.700
BA Stokes (ENG)6735273/1133/6650.283.3689.500

Most 5 Wicket haul in WTC 2021-23

A five-wicket haul (also known as a “five–for” or “fifer”) is a term referred to a bowler when he takes five or more wickets in a match. This is regarded by critics as a notable achievement.

Following are the details of such bowlers who achieved this feat in WTC 2021-23:

PlayerNo. of 5 wicket haul
JJ Bumrah (INDIA)3
OE Robinson (ENG)2
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK)2
TG Southee (NZ)2
L Embuldeniya (SL)2
RTM Mendis (SL)2
K Rabada (SA)1
Mohammed Shami (INDIA)1
PJ Cummins (AUS)1
JM Anderson (ENG)1

*Numbers under 5 wicket haul column refers to the number of times the player bagged a fifer

Most 10 Wicket haul in WTC 2021-23

Picking 10 wickets in a test match requires a massive consistent performance from the bowler, that too particularly bowlers should need to maintain their economic rate to lead the team towards a victory path.

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Following are the details of the Most 10 Wicket haul in WTC 2021-23:

PlayerNo. of 10 wicket haul
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK)1
RTM Mendis (SL)1
AY Patel (NZ)1
Sajid Khan (PAK)1

*Numbers under 10 wicket haul column refers to the number of times the player achieved this feat

WTC 2019-21 Bowling Records

Leading Wicket taker in WTC 2021

Pat Cummins crowns the top position of the Leading Wicket taker in the WTC 2019-21 tournament with a massive 70 wickets from 14 matches he played. Following are the details of the top 10 Leading Wicket taker in WTC 2019-21:

BowlerCountryWicketsMatchesRunsBest bowlingAverageStrike rate
Pat CumminsAustralia70141,4725/2821.0247.61
Stuart BroadEngland69171,3866/3120.0843.43
R. AshwinIndia67131,3997/14520.8846.98
Nathan LyonAustralia56141,7576/4931.3767.59
Tim SoutheeNew Zealand51101,0545/3220.6645.94
Josh HazlewoodAustralia48119865/820.5448.17
Mitchell StarcAustralia44101,0806/6624.5446.43
Jofra ArcherEngland40111,0956/4527.3752.93
Jack LeachEngland40101,1825/12229.5556.02
James AndersonEngland39127616/4019.5151.05

 

Hattrick wicket-taker in WTC 2021

Achieving a hat-trick in Test format is not as easy as one thinks. Picking a hat-trick in a long format will make a massive impact on the batting team. Following are the list of players who bagged hat-trick wickets in WTC 2019-21:

BowlerBowling figuresCountryOppositionVenueMonth/Year
Jasprit Bumrah6/27IndiaWest IndiesKingstonAugust 2019
Naseem Shah4/26PakistanBangladeshRawalpindiFebruary 2020