Top 5 players with most test wickets in India

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Ravichandran Ashwin

India is one of the strongest teams in the world. In test cricket, they are always ranked as one of the best teams. India in their home is unbeatable. They last lost a test series at home before 2013. The biggest reason behind India’s success is their bowlers, especially spinners in home conditions. In this article, we will tell you the top 5 players with most test wickets in India.

#5 Ravindra Jadeja

Indian left-arm spinner and a great all-rounder, Ravindra Jadeja is at No.5 on our list. He is India’s MVP in most of the matches. Ravindra Jadeja took 211 test wickets out of his total test wickets in India.

#4 Kapil Dev

Kapil Dev is the only fast bowler on our list. it requires a very special talent to be on the list of a country where spinners dominated the whole game. Kapil Dev was an excellent fast-bowling all-rounder of his time. He took 219 test wickets at home.

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#3 Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh was one of those spinners who was part of the Indian team when they were starting their journey of home dominance and India was in the making of a spin hub. Harbhajan Singh took 265 test wickets in India.

#2 Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble is a legend of the game; he is among the highest wicket-takers in Test cricket’s history. it is unbelievable to think that Kumble took half of his test wickets in overseas conditions. In India, he took 350 test wickets which is second-highest in numbers by a bowler in India.

#1 Ravichandran Ashwin

One of the greatest off-spinners to ever play the game of cricket, Ravichandran Ashwin is the highest wicket-taker in India. He took 354 test wickets out of his total test wickets in India. Ashwin has now crossed the 500 wickets mark. He is already considered as one of the greats of the game.

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Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.