In the ICC WTC final, bowlers sweated profusely and won important matches for their team, but these bowlers left their mark.
The two-year-old World Test Championship came to an end. New Zealand defeated India to win this title. The first edition of this championship, which started from 2019, has undoubtedly given new dimensions to the test and also made it interesting. The urge to win the title, which has not yet come in the test, has come and hence there is a different enthusiasm in the teams about it. However, the first edition is over. But in this edition some players have left their impact fiercely. Bowlers are very important in Tests because it is said that it is necessary to take 20 wickets to win a Test. We are telling you about the bowlers who made a lot of color in this WTC, talk about the top five bowlers in WTC. (Blackcaps Twitter)
India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is at number one in this list. Ashwin played 14 matches in this championship called the World Cup of Tests and took 71 wickets in his name. His best was seven wickets for 145 runs in an innings and nine wickets for 207 runs in a match. Ashwin spent 1,444 runs at an economy rate of 2.62. (Pic credit ICC)
The second name in this list is the world number-1 Test bowler Pat Cummins of Australia. Although Cummins’s team could not reach the final, but this bowler troubled the batsmen with his wavy balls. Cummins played a total of 14 matches in the World Test Championship and took 70 wickets while spending 1472 runs. His best in an innings was five wickets for 28 runs. At the same time, his best in a match was seven wickets for 69 runs. During this, Cummins spent runs at an economy of 2.64. (Pic Credit Pat Cummins Twitter)
Right-arm fast bowler Stuart Broad was one of England’s most successful bowlers in third place. Broad played 17 matches in WTC and took 69 wickets. His best in an innings was six wickets for 31 runs, while his best in a match was 10 for 67 runs. Broad’s economy was 2.77 during this period. (Pic Credit Stuart Broad Insta)
In fourth place is the experienced bowler Team Saudi of the New Zealand team that won the final. Saudi has played the least number of matches against the top five bowlers in the WTC. He has 56 wickets to his name. His economy was 2.70 and he spent 1,166 runs. Talking about his best performance, his best was five wickets for 32 runs in an innings and nine wickets for 110 runs in a match. (Pic Credit ICC Twitter)
Ashwin’s rival in fifth place is off-spinner Nathan Lyon. This Australian also played 14 matches against Ashwin and took 56 wickets. This bowler spent 1757 runs at an economy of 2.78. His best in an innings was six wickets for 49 runs, while his best in a match was 10 for 118 runs. (Pic Credit Nathon Lyon Insta)