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| On Jul 17, 2022 1:02 PM IST

Most Wickets in ODI for India since 2020

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There has not been much ODI cricket played in past two years, owing to the covid-19 pandemic. The majority of the focus has been on the shortest format of International Cricket, with two T20I World Cups held in consecutive years.

The amount of Test cricket played recently has also picked up owing to the commencement of the World Test Championship. As such, India have also not played many ODI matches in the past two years.

In this article, we look at the top wicket-takers for India in ODI Cricket since 2020. Yuzvendra Chahal leads the pack , picking up 23 wickets in 13 outings at an average of 28.91. The leg spinner has been ever present in the 50-over side, despite being in and out of the T20I side.

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Prasidh Krishna and Jasprit Bumrah among top wicket-takers in ODI since 2020

Prasidh Krishna has become a regular in the Indian ODI side, playing 9 matches in this period. The right arm pacer has the second most wickets for India in ODI cricket since 2020. He has picked up 20 wickets in just 9 matches at an average of 19.00.

Jasprit Bumrah comes in third, with 18 wickets in 14 games at an average of 38.16. Although his average seems to be on the higher side, his economy rate is well under control.

Shardul Thakur has been a revelation in the Indian side in the past two years. The all-rounder has 17 wickets to his name in 12 matches at an average of 39.11. Moreover, the Mumbai based player has also fared well with the bat, scoring a half-century against South Africa.

Player Matches Played Wickets
Yuzvendra Chahal 13 23
Prasidh Krishna 9 20
Jasprit Bumrah 14 18
Shardul Thakur 12 17
Mohammed Shami 8 16

Mohammed Shami rounds off the list of top five wicket-takers for India between 2020-22. The Bengal based pacer has played just 8 matches in this period, but has picked 16 wickets at an average of just under 30.