India has won the fourth Border-Gavaskar Trophy in a row. India won the series by 2-1 against Australia as the last test of the series ended in a draw in Ahmedabad. It was a very memorable series as both the teams have qualified for the WTC final in June this year at Oval, England. In this article, we will see the top 5 highest wicket-takers in BGT 2023.
#5 Matthew Kuhnemann
Matthew Kuhnemann was asked to come as a replacement for Ashton Agar. He impressed everyone. Left-arm spinner Matthew Kuhnemann took 9 wickets in the series with one five-wicket haul.
#4 Todd Murphy
Australian debutants are fabulous in the series. Todd Murphy was the biggest positive for Australia in the series. Murphy was very impressive in the first Nagpur test. He took 14 wickets in the series.
#3 Nathan Lyon
Australian legend, Nathan Lyon took 22 wickets in the Border-Gavaskar Trophy. Nathan Lyon is the third spinner to be featured on this list. Lyon has always performed well against India. He also completed 100 test wickets against India in this series.
#2 Ravindra Jadeja
World’s No.1 ranked all-rounder; Ravindra Jadeja took 22 wickets in the BGT. Jadeja becomes very dangerous in-home conditions and he showed no mercy against Aussies. He made his comeback in the series and what a gem of a player he is.
#1 Ravichandran Ashwin
World No.1 test bowler, Ravichandran Ashwin took 25 wickets against Australia in the four-match test series. Ashwin and Jadeja both are named as players of the series. They are spin twins and they both become very dangerous in Indian conditions. Ashwin always looks to perform well against Australia and he never misses an opportunity to find the best in himself.