Most Wickets in World Test Championship 2021-23 Updated List

Most Wickets in World Test Championship
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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 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:

Player Mat Mdns Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
JM Anderson (ENG) 13 136 1034 50 5/60 6/62 20.68 2.28 54.2 2 0
JJ Bumrah (INDIA) 10 82 888 45 5/24 9/110 19.73 2.7 43.8 3 0
OE Robinson (ENG) 10 92 909 44 5/49 7/81 20.65 2.74 45.1 3 0
K Rabada (SA) 8 46 927 44 5/52 8/106 21.06 3.54 35.6 2 0
SCJ Broad (ENG) 11 73 1218 43 5/101 7/86 28.32 3.22 52.7 1 0
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 8 69 746 41 6/51 10/94 18.19 2.87 38 2 1
NM Lyon (AUS) 10 108 1231 39 5/83 9/121 31.56 2.55 74.1 2 0
RTM Mendis (SL) 8 50 1021 38 6/70 11/136 26.86 2.87 56 3 1
M Jansen (SA) 7 43 688 37 5/35 7/91 18.59 3.27 34 1 0
PJ Cummins (AUS) 9 67 769 35 5/38 8/79 21.97 2.75 47.8 2 0
TG Southee (NZ) 9 72 1199 33 5/35 8/144 36.33 3.26 66.7 2 0
MJ Leach (ENG) 13 133 1240 33 5/66 10/166 37.57 2.69 83.5 2 1
Mohammed Shami (INDIA) 9 55 858 32 5/44 8/107 26.81 3.2 50.2 1 0
MA Starc (AUS) 10 64 898 32 4/33 6/80 28.06 3.04 55.2 0 0
JNT Seales (WI) 7 37 631 31 5/55 8/125 20.35 3.32 36.7 1 0
R Ashwin (INDIA) 7 60 522 29 4/8 8/42 18 2.2 48.9 0 0
NGRP Jayasuriya (SL) 3 40 591 29 6/59 12/177 20.37 2.73 44.7 4 1
KAJ Roach (WI) 8 61 669 29 5/53 7/74 23.06 2.76 50.1 1 0
BA Stokes (ENG) 15 46 936 29 4/33 5/80 32.27 3.19 60.6 0 0
KA Jamieson (NZ) 8 62 749 26 4/79 6/99 28.8 3.12 55.3 0 0
KA Maharaj (SA) 9 44 547 25 7/32 9/97 21.88 2.76 47.4 2 0
TA Boult (NZ) 5 45 637 25 5/43 8/200 25.48 3.33 45.8 2 0
AS Joseph (WI) 6 27 667 24 3/33 6/88 27.79 3.58 46.5 0 0
Mohammed Siraj (INDIA) 8 36 779 24 4/32 8/126 32.45 3.68 52.8 0 0
Taijul Islam (BAN) 5 62 809 24 7/116 9/202 33.7 2.74 73.6 2 0
MA Wood (ENG) 6 25 640 23 6/37 9/152 27.82 3.54 47 1 0
Ebadot Hossain (BAN) 9 56 1018 23 6/46 7/121 44.26 3.47 76.3 1 0
L Embuldeniya (SL) 6 57 788 22 5/35 7/129 35.81 2.92 73.3 2 0
Mehidy Hasan Miraz (BAN) 8 66 876 22 4/59 6/179 39.81 2.7 88.4 0 0
RA Jadeja (INDIA) 8 62 584 21 5/41 9/87 27.8 2.3 72.4 1 0
SN Thakur (INDIA) 6 18 496 20 7/61 8/108 24.8 3.54 41.9 1 0
MJ Potts (ENG) 5 41 560 20 4/13 7/68 28 3.06 54.8 0 0
Hasan Ali (PAK) 8 47 635 20 5/51 7/103 31.75 2.96 64.3 1 0
Sajid Khan (PAK) 5 42 717 20 8/42 12/128 35.85 2.93 73.2 1 1
Khaled Ahmed (BAN) 7 28 696 19 5/106 5/86 36.63 3.42 64.1 1 0
SM Boland (AUS) 3 31 172 18 6/7 7/55 9.55 2.11 27 1 0
CR Woakes (ENG) 7 60 714 18 4/55 7/138 39.66 3.11 76.5 0 0
L Ngidi (SA) 5 31 313 17 6/71 8/102 18.41 2.75 40.1 1 0
AY Patel (NZ) 3 25 397 17 10/119 14/225 23.35 3.25 43 1 1
N Wagner (NZ) 5 38 526 17 4/102 6/183 30.94 3.24 57.2 0 0
KR Mayers (WI) 7 37 287 16 5/18 7/31 17.93 2.47 43.5 1 0
AM Fernando (SL) 4 16 335 16 6/51 10/144 20.93 3.21 39.1 1 1
C Green (AUS) 10 38 396 16 3/21 4/66 24.75 2.57 57.6 0 0
MJ Henry (NZ) 3 34 421 16 7/23 9/55 26.31 3.31 47.6 1 0
SR Harmer (SA) 3 21 270 14 4/103 7/124 19.28 2.87 40.2 0 0
CAK Rajitha (SL) 4 27 310 14 5/64 7/104 22.14 2.7 49 1 0
P Jayawickrama (SL) 4 33 464 14 4/40 7/159 33.14 2.97 66.8 0 0
Nauman Ali (PAK) 7 44 710 14 6/107 6/107 50.71 2.88 105.5 1 0

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:

Player No. of 5 wicket haul
NGRP Jayasuriya (SL) 4
JJ Bumrah (INDIA) 3
RTM Mendis (SL) 3
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 2
JM Anderson (ENG) 2
NM Lyon (AUS) 2
K Rabada (SA) 2
PJ Cummins (AUS) 2
TG Southee (NZ) 2
MJ Leach (ENG) 2

*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:

Player No. of 10 wicket haul
Shaheen Shah Afridi (PAK) 1
RTM Mendis (SL) 1
MJ Leach (ENG) 1
NGRP Jayasuriya (SL) 1
Sajid Khan (PAK) 1
AY Patel (NZ) 1
AM Fernando (SL) 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:

Bowler Country Wickets Matches Runs Best bowling Average Strike rate
Pat Cummins Australia 70 14 1,472 5/28 21.02 47.61
Stuart Broad England 69 17 1,386 6/31 20.08 43.43
R. Ashwin India 67 13 1,399 7/145 20.88 46.98
Nathan Lyon Australia 56 14 1,757 6/49 31.37 67.59
Tim Southee New Zealand 51 10 1,054 5/32 20.66 45.94
Josh Hazlewood Australia 48 11 986 5/8 20.54 48.17
Mitchell Starc Australia 44 10 1,080 6/66 24.54 46.43
Jofra Archer England 40 11 1,095 6/45 27.37 52.93
Jack Leach England 40 10 1,182 5/122 29.55 56.02
James Anderson England 39 12 761 6/40 19.51 51.05

 

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:

Bowler Bowling figures Country Opposition Venue Month/Year
Jasprit Bumrah 6/27 India West Indies Kingston August 2019
Naseem Shah 4/26 Pakistan Bangladesh Rawalpindi February 2020