Highest wicket taker in Test 2021

Bowler Wickets Inns Avg Overs BBI SR
L Embuldeniya (SL) 15 4 27.66 119 7/137 47.6
Dom Bess (Eng) 12 4 21.25 85.1 5/30 42.5
K Jamieson (NZ) 11 2 10.63 41 6/48 22.3
P Cummins (Aus) 11 4 22.72 98.4 4/29 53.8
J Hazlewood (Aus) 10 4 21.3 93.4 5/57 56.2
J Leach (Eng) 10 4 35.5 110.5 5/122 66.5
A Nortje (SA) 8 2 15.00 33.3 6/56 25.1
M Siraj (Ind) 8 4 38.37 97.5 5/73 73.3
S Thakur (Ind) 7 2 22.14 43 4/61 36.8
J Anderson (Eng) 6 2 7.66 31 6/40 31.0
V Fernando (SL) 5 2 24.8 27.4 5/101 33.2
T Boult (NZ) 5 2 25.00 39.3 3/43 47.4
D Perera (SL) 5 4 53.6 93.1 4/109 111.8
N Lyon (Aus) 5 4 70.2 136 2/85 163.2
R Jadeja (Ind) 4 1 15.5 18 4/62 27.0
L Sipamla (SA) 4 2 16.75 18.5 3/40 28.2
W Mulder (SA) 4 2 19.25 20 3/25 30.0
L Ngidi (SA) 4 2 22.00 25 4/44 37.5
A Fernando (SL) 4 4 39.00 47 2/61 70.5
W Sundar (Ind) 4 2 42.25 49 3/89 73.5
N Saini (Ind) 4 4 43.00 41.5 2/54 62.7
S Broad (Eng) 3 2 11.33 26 3/20 52.0
Sam Curran (Eng) 3 4 38.00 35.3 2/37 71.0
T Natarajan (Ind) 3 2 39.66 38.2 3/78 76.6
J Bumrah (Ind) 3 2 44.66 46.4 2/66 93.3
Mark Wood (Eng) 3 3 51.33 55 3/84 110.0
M Starc (Aus) 3 4 96.66 80 2/88 160.0
Joe Root (Eng) 2 2 9.5 12.5 2/0 38.5
D Shanaka (SL) 2 3 36.00 25 2/42 75.0
Ramesh Mendis (SL) 2 2 48.00 26 1/48 78.0
M Abbas (Pak) 2 1 49.00 34 2/98 102.0
SS Afridi (Pak) 2 1 50.5 35.5 2/101 107.5
F Ashraf (Pak) 2 1 53.00 28 2/106 84.0
Tim Southee (NZ) 2 2 53.00 43 2/61 129.0
R Ashwin (Ind) 2 2 84.5 49 2/95 147.0
K Williamson (NZ) 1 1 16.00 3 1/16 18.0
D Chameera (SL) 1 1 53.00 14 1/53 84.0
M Henry (NZ) 1 2 93.00 32 1/68 192.0
S Lakmal (SL) 0 1 16 0/31
H Sohail (Pak) 0 1 1 0/2
D Mitchell (NZ) 0 2 7 0/6 2.00 (ER)
M Labuschagne (Aus) 0 4 9 0/4 2.66 (ER)
Cameron
Green (Aus)
0 4 23 0/10 3.13 (ER)
W Hasaranga (SL) 0 4 22.2 0/4 4.74 (ER)
Z Gohar (Pak) 0 1 32 0/159
D Lawrence (Eng) 0 1 2 0/10
Naseem Shah (Pak) 0 1 26 0/141
R Sharma (Ind) 0 1 0.1 0/1
Shan Masood (Pak) 0 1 2 0/17

Related: Leading wickets in one-dayers this year

Glossary: Avg-Average, BBI-Best bowling innings, ER-Economy rate, Inns-Innings, SR-Strike rate; Aus-Australia, Eng-England, Ind-India, NZ-New Zealand, Pak-Pakistan, SA-South Africa, SL-Sri Lanka, WI-West Indies, Zim-Zimbabwe