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Quiz! Name the bowlers with the most top-order wickets in Test cricket

by Wisden Staff 10 minute play

In this quiz, you have to name every bowler to take 100 or more top-order wickets in Test cricket.

For the purposes of this quiz, we’ve defined top-order as Nos.1-3. As you’d expect, the list is dominated by seamers, especially those proficient enough with the new ball to make regular in-roads.

We’ve given you the number of top-order wickets taken by each player, each player’s team, and what percentage of each player’s overall Test wickets tally their top-order scalps represent – in some cases, it’s up over 40 per cent.

You have 10 minutes. Good luck! (Figures accurate as of March 6, 2021)

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