Nathan Lyon breaks Shane Warne's long-standing record in Asia with Jadeja's wicket

Sports Tak Staff
March 12023

Most Test wickets by an overseas bowler in Asia. Here are the top 6 bowlers on the list

6 | Former West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh has 77 wickets at an average of 20.53 including 17 Tests

5 | England pacer James Anderson has 82 wickets from 28 Tests at an average of 26.78 

4 | Former South Africa pacer Dale Steyn has 92 wickets from 22 Tests at an average of 24.11

3 | Former New Zealand spinner Daniel Vettori has 98 wickets from 21 Tests at an average of 28.86

2 | Legendary Australian leg-spinner Shane Warne has 127 wickets from 25 Tests at an average of 26.81

1 | Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon is now on top with 129 Test wickets in Asian conditions from 27 Tests (after first session on Day 1)

Nathan Lyon is now also the second-highest wicket-taker (105 wickets) against India in the format alongside Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan

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