Tim Southee set to surpass legendary Kapil Dev on this list in third ODI

November 29, 2022

Sports Tak Staff

Tim Southee has 33 wickets from 23 ODIs at an average of 37.60 and economy rate of 6.23 runs per over

In the first ODI, Tim Southee surpassed Kyle Mills to become New Zealand's leading wicket-taker in the format against India

Now, Tim Southee needs one more wicket to surpass Kapil Dev on the list as they are currently tied at no.3 spot

India's World Cup-winning skipper took 33 wickets from 29 appearances at an average of 27.60 against the Kiwis in the format

Tim Southee will have a chance to become third on the list of highest wicket-takers in the format in India vs New Zealand clashes 

Anil Kumble is ranked second with 39 wickets whereas Javagal Srinath is on the top with 51 wickets to his name

However, rain may spoil Tim Southee’s party as weather forecast predicts 70 per cent rain on November 30 in Christchurch

Even if there is no result, Tim Southee can still achieve the feat in case of no result if India bat first and he manages to take a wicket

A unique record Ruturaj Gaikwad broke during unreal 220-run knock that went unnoticed

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