Most ODI Wickets for India: List of Top 10 Bowlers

Updated on: Jan 23, 2023 6:17 pm IST

  • Most ODI Wickets for India

    India has had a number of great bowlers who have excelled in this aspect of the game in One Day Internationals (ODIs). Here is a list of the top 10 Indian bowlers with the most wickets in ODIs:

    Player Wickets
    Anil Kumble 334
    Javagal Srinath 315
    Ajit Agarkar 288
    Zaheer Khan 269
    Harbhajan Singh 265
    Kapil Dev 253
    Venkatesh Prasad 196
    Ravindra Jadeja 189
    Irfan Pathan 173

    Anil Kumble is the highest wicket taker in ODI for India on the list with 337 wickets in 271 matches between 1990 and 2007. He was known for his accuracy and ability to take wickets with his leg-spinners.

    Javagal Srinath is the second highest wicket-taker among Indian bowlers in ODIs with 315 wickets. He played 229 matches between 1991 and 2003 and was known for his ability to generate swing and movement off the pitch.

    Ajit Agarkar, who played for India between 1998 and 2007, is third on the list with 288 wickets in 191 matches. He was known for his ability to take wickets with his fast-medium pace and his ability to bowl well in the death overs.

    Zaheer Khan, who played for India between 2000 and 2014, is fourth on the list with 269 wickets in 200 matches. He was known for his ability to swing the ball both ways and for his ability to take wickets with his reverse swing.

    Harbhajan Singh, who played for India between 1998 and 2015, is fifth on the list with 265 wickets in 236 matches. He was known for his ability to take wickets with his off-spinners and his ability to bowl well in the middle overs.

    Kapil Dev, who played for India between 1978 and 1994, is sixth on the list with 253 wickets in 225 matches. He was known for his ability to take wickets with his medium-fast pace and his ability to bowl well in the death overs.

    These bowlers have not only represented India in the international cricket but also have been the backbone of Indian cricket team in the ODI format. They have been instrumental in India’s success in the ODI cricket, and their records speak for themselves. Their contribution to Indian cricket will always be remembered and respected by the cricket

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