3 Indian bowlers in the present squad with most wickets against England

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Fast cementing his name as one of Team India's premium all-rounders, Ravindra Jadeja is the third bowler in the present squad with the most wickets against Joe Root & Co.

Ravindra Jadeja

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He has 45 scalps at an average of 32.60 and an economy of 2.47. He is followed by Mohammed Shami (31 wickets) and Axar Patel (27). Jadeja will also be keen on extending his streak against Select County XI, where he scored twin 50s against the side.

The lanky quick has played against England between 2008 and 2021 and is the second leading wicket-taker in the current pack of bowlers. He has 62 scalps against England at an average of 32.20 and a best figure of 7/74.

Ishant Sharma

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Ishant Sharma’s stats makes him one of India's best bets in the upcoming series against England. Sharma is behind former Indian World Cup winning skipper Kapil Dev's 85 Test wickets against the hosts.

The tweaker is just four wickets shy of Anil Kumble's 92 wickets against England. Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 88 wickets at an economy of 2.77 and an average of 28.59.

Ravichandran Ashwin

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Ashwin is also currently the third Indian bowler with the most wickets against the English side, with 88 to his credit behind BS Chandrasekhar (95) and Anil Kumble. He now stands a chance of becoming the first Indian bowler with the most wickets against England.