There are some bowlers who enjoy bowling against a specific team and who have consistently strong records against them. In Test cricket, certain Indian bowlers have an excellent record against a specific team and have consistently dominated them.
Some of their records are so impressive that they have taken 100 wickets against a specific team. Approximately ten teams compete in Test cricket, and their players are constantly engaged in fierce competition. This article discusses the five Indian cricketers with the most Test wickets against a specific opponent.
Five Indian bowlers with the most Test wickets against a specific opponent.
5. Harbhajan Singh- 95 Wickets vs Australia
Harbhajan Singh is ranked fifth on this list. The former spinner captured 95 Australian wickets in Tests. In 18 Tests against Australia from 1998 to 2013, the right-arm spinner took 95 wickets at an average of 29.95. In addition, he had seven five-wicket hauls and three ten-wicket hauls. 8/84 are his best bowling figures against Australia.
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4. Bhagwath Chandrasekhar took 95 wickets against England.
On this list, Bhagwath Chandrasekhar occupies the fourth position. In 23 Tests, the leg spinners who represented India from 1964 to 1979 took 95 wickets against England (38 innings). His average score was 27.27. In Test innings against England, his best bowling figures are 8 wickets for 79 runs.
3. Kapil Dev- 99 Wickets vs Pakistan
Kapil Dev is ranked third on this list. The former captain of India took 99 wickets against Pakistan throughout his career. From 1978 to 1989, the right-arm pacer participated in 29 Tests against Pakistan. Against Pakistan, he has a bowling average of 30.12 per game. Against Pakistan, he also collected 7 five-wicket hauls and 1 ten-wicket haul.
2. 100 Wickets for Ravichandran Ashwin against Australia
Ravichandran Ashwin is ranked second on this list. In opposition to Australia, the right-arm spinner has taken 100 wickets. He accomplished the feat in the ongoing second Test between India and Australia. Ashwin has averaged 29.38 against Australia in 20 Tests. Seven wickets for 103 runs is his best bowling performance against Australia.
1. Anil Kumble- 111 Wickets vs Australia
Anil Kumble is ranked first on this list. The former India captain has taken 111 Test wickets against Australia. In twenty Tests, the leg spinner amassed the totals. His average in Tests against Australia was 30.32. In an inning against Australia, he once took eight wickets for 141 runs.