Top 5 Highest Wicket-Taker In New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka Tests
Sri Lanka will tour New Zealand for a three-match test series which will start on 9th March. It is an important series because it will decide the two finalists of the World Test Championship. Sri Lanka is in the race and they will try their best to win against New Zealand to play the final against Australia. In this article, we will see the top 5 highest wicket-takers in New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka tests.
#5 Chaminda Vaas
Former Sri Lankan left-arm fast bowler, Chaminda Vaas played 10 matches and took 42 wickets against Kiwis. His average and economy were 23.59 and 2.72.
#4 Trent Boult
It is again a left-arm fast bowler at No.4 and now it is Trent Boult who has played 10 matches against Sri Lanka in his career so far in which he took 45 wickets with an average and economy of 22.33 and 2.64.
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#3 Daniel Vettori
The first spinner on our list is former New Zealand’s legendary spinner, Daniel Vettori who played 11 matches and took 51 wickets against Sri Lanka with an average and economy of 23.62 and 2.61.
#2 Tim Southee
New Zealand’s captain and one of the best and underrated bowlers in test cricket, Tim Southee is at No.2 on our list. Southee played 10 matches against Sri Lanka in which he took 53 wickets with an average and economy of 18.07 and 2.46.
#1 Muthiah Muralidharan
The highest wicket-taker in the history of test cricket, Muthiah Muralidharan is at No.1 on our list. Murali took 82 wickets in 14 test matches he played against Blackcaps. His average and economy against New Zealand were 21.53 and 2.34.