After the conclusion of the 2023 WTC final, the 2023-25 cycle of the ICC World Test Championship (WTC) has started. As the fierce battle between bat and ball resumes, the bowlers will look to keep the batters in check and bag as many wickets as possible.

In the previous WTC cycle, Australia’s Nathan Lyon finished as the leading wicket-taker with 88 wickets to his name. Now it will be interesting to see if the Aussie spinner finishes as the highest wicket-taker again.

Now, in this article, let’s take a look at the highest wicket-taker in the WTC 2023-25 cycle.

Leading Wicket Taker in WTC 2023-25 Cycle

PLAYERMATCHESINNINGSWICKETSBB/INNSAvgEconSR5-FORS
Josh Hazlewood (AUS)1121515/3120.453.2637.563
Pat Cummins (AUS)1223486/9126.203.4745.204
Mitchell Starc (AUS)1121485/7828.374.2040.501
Nathan Lyon (AUS)917436/6521.793.2440.341
Ravichandran Ashwin (IND)815427/7121.693.4337.924
Jasprit Bumrah (IND)611316/4515.353.1229.482
Ravindra Jadeja (IND)712265/4122.572.7748.801
Matt Henry (NZ)48237/6716.952.8335.822
Mohammed Siraj (IND)815226/1524.453.3843.312
Stuart Broad (ENG)510224/6528.403.3950.27

Key Stats

Stuart Broad, the veteran England pacer, is currently leading the wicket chart as a result of his sublime performance against England in the ongoing Ashes.

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has bagged two 5-wicket hauls (most), with Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, and Nathan Lyon grabbing one each.

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Ashwin also got the best bowling figures in a match (12/131) against the West Indies.

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