“HOWZAT” the most chanted phrase in test cricket because you know why… Yes, you’re right as picking up wickets in the test match is the only way to win a test match since it’s inception. Picking up wickets is not an easy task to accomplish as it needs a lot of patience and bowling in a decent line and lengths at regular intervals of time.

However, few bowlers excelled in picking up wickets with ease and we want you to know about the top 10 bowlers with the most number of Wickets in tests which played in the year 2016. Have a look –

Last Updated : 21st Dec , 2016

10. Chris Woakes – 39 wickets.

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Chris Woakes, the fast bowling all-rounder had a terrific season with both bat and ball for England in 2016. He picked up 41 wickets with the ball and made himself to place his name on the list.

Though he is a first change option in fast bowling the absence of Anderson made him to bowling with new ball which was utilised exceptionally well by Woakes. He appeared in 12 tests and picked up 41 wickets with the best figures of 6/70.