5 bowlers with most Test wickets against India
Team India possess a dominant record in Test cricket. The side is currently ranked number 1 in the world and their recent performances in Test cricket have been nothing short of spectacular.
India has seen many legendary batsmen who have set the world alight with their majestic batting prowess which has been applauded by the ardent followers of this beautiful sport.
Considering Team India's rich history in Test cricket, it makes one wonder as to which bowlers manage to prosper against them. There haven't been many players to boast a great record against India in test cricket but few have been able to thrive against them!
Here we list down 5 men who have the most number of Test wickets against India.
#5 Malcolm Marshall
West Indies have had a rich history when it comes to producing world-class fast bowlers. From Michael Holding to Malcolm Marshall, the Caribbean island has given the world quite a few sensational pacers.
Speaking of Malcolm Marshall and his exploits with the ball, the pacer from the West Indies had a splendid Test record and his numbers highlight his prowess to perfection. Malcolm Marshall took 376 wickets in 81 Tests for the West Indies and is often regarded amongst the greatest fast bowlers of all time.
His record against India was particularly well as he took 76 wickets against the subcontinent giants in 17 tests that he against them. Not many men have enjoyed such level of success against India but that was the genius of Malcolm Marshall.
#4 Nathon Lyon
The Australian spinner has had a fairytale career so far. Ardent followers of cricket have witnessed Nathon Lyon's rise to the top and there's no arguing of the fact that he has been an integral part of Australian setup for the most part of last decade or so.
Lyon's ability to make the best use of pitch conditions is what makes him such a fearsome bowler. With 346 test wickets to his name, Nathon Lyon has been utterly brilliant for Australia in the longer format of the game.
Nathon Lyon has enjoyed playing against India as in the 18 tests that played against them, the Australian has managed to rake in 86 wickets which is a brilliant return for a spinner. This is also considering the fact that India are known to be one of the better nations when it comes to playing against spin.
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