Nathan Lyon needs 2 more wickets to leave Courtney Walsh behind on this list

Sports Tak Staff
February 232023

Top five wicket-takers in Test cricket against India on Indian soil

5 | Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan has 40 wickets from 11 Tests including two fifers

4 | Australia's Nathan Lyon has 42 wickets from 9 Tests including best bowling figures of 8/50 on this list

3 | West Indies pacer Courtney Walsh has 43 wickets from 7 Tests including three five-wicket hauls

2 | Australia's Richie Benaud has 52 wickets from 8 Tests including five five-wicket hauls

1 | England's Derek Underwood is on top with 54 wickets including just one fifer

In Nagpur Test, Nathan Lyon also became the third bowler to take more than 100 Test wickets

Also, Lyon needs 4 more wickets to surpass Muralitharan and become second-highest wicket-taker against India

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