Cricket: For a bowler in the game of cricket, there will hardly be a better scene than a batsman throwing a wicket. Bolding a batsman is the cleanest way to take a wicket and it shows the skill of the bowler. In order to make a batsman bold, not only the ball has to be hit, but also the batsman’s bat and pad have to be shot.
Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for most wickets in international cricket and has bowled a total of 290 times in 495 matches. After this comes the names of Wasim Akram and Waqar Younis and Anil Kumble of Pakistan.
Note: Figures are from 2010 to August 2019
In this decade too many great bowlers have made their bowling iron. Let us see who are the 5 bowlers who have taken the most bowled out wickets in this decade (since 2010)
England fast bowler James Anderson occupies the fifth position in this list. Anderson has taken a total of 862 wickets in his 17-year international career, playing a total of 362 matches.
He has taken five or more wickets a total of 29 times in his career and bowled out 180 times to batsmen. If the matter is from 2010 till now, Anderson has scattered the batsmen’s stumps 100 times in this time.
New Zealand fast bowler Trent Boult, who made his international debut in 2011, has so far taken 455 wickets, playing a total of 177 international matches.
Bolt has taken five or more wickets a total of 13 times in these eight years so far. Bolt has performed a total of 101 wickets for batsmen since 2011.
India’s veteran spin bowler Ravichandran Ashwin occupies the third position in this list. Ashwin, who made his international debut in 2010, has taken a total of 544 wickets in his 9-year international career, playing a total of 222 matches.
He has taken five or more wickets a total of 26 times in his career. He has shown the path to the pavilion by bowling the batsmen a total of 105 times since 2010.
Sri Lankan fast bowler Lasith Malinga made his international cricket debut in 2004. Malinga was not as successful in Tests but in ODIs and T20 cricket he emerged as a very difficult bowler for batsmen.
Malinga has so far taken 543 wickets, playing a total of 332 international matches. Lasith Malinga has bowled out batsmen a total of 106 times since 2010.
Australian left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Starc has dismissed batsmen from all over the world with his fast and accurate yorker balls.
Mitchell Starc, who started his international cricket career in 2010, is ahead of all the other names in this list. Stark has taken a total of 418 wickets, playing a total of 160 matches so far. He has bowled out batsmen a total of 137 times since 2010.