3 players you might not know have picked 100 Test wickets for India
The competition for places in the Indian Team is always intense. Unless a cricketer performs consistently, it is hard for he/she to cement a place in the XI. Even after doing well for a certain amount of time, if the player falls out of form, it is difficult to make a comeback. Amidst this, we have also witnessed careers wherein players experience an instant peak but suffer an immediate downfall. On that note, in this article, we take a look at three players you might not know have picked 100 Test wickets for India.
1) Pragyan Ojha - 113 wickets in 24 games
It was the time when the Indian spin attack was going through a transition. India needed some fresh blood and having done well in the domestic format, Ojha got a chance in the XI. He instantly made an impact, collecting wickets regularly. There were a total of 7 five-wicket hauls that the player picked in his career. However, after he lost form and with players of similar attributes like Ravindra Jadeja doing well, Pragyan lost his place in the XI.
2) Ravi Shastri - 151 wickets in 80 games
Ravi Shastri is one of the players you might not know who has picked 100 Test wickets for India. Not many are aware that Ravi Shastri was actually a very genuine all-rounder. The fact that he took 151 wickets in his career is massive proof of the same. India would need such players in Tests right now.
3) Irfan Pathan - 100 wickets in 29 games
Irfan Pathan had an immediate impact thanks to his pace and ability to move the ball. However, after he lost form, he could not do well consistently. Nevertheless, he collected exactly 100 wickets in his career and hence, features on this list,