Jasprit Bumrah becomes top wicket-taker in International cricket in 2018

Jasprit Bumrah becomes top wicket-taker in International cricket in 2018

Question: Currently which player becomes top wicket-taker in International cricket in 2018?
(a) Jasprit Bumrah
(b) Ravichandran Ashwin
(c) Mohammad Shami
(d) Umesh Yadav
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • In 2018, India’s speedster Jasprit Bumrah finished as the highest wicket-taker across all formats by taking 78 wickets.
  • Jasprit took 48 wickets in 9 Tests, 22 wickets in 13 ODIs and 8 wickets in 8 T20I matches.
  • He went past Kagiso Rabada, who took 77 wickets this year.
  • The South African pacer took 52 wickets in 10 Tests, 23 wickets in 14 ODIs and 2 wickets in 2 T20Is.

Links:
https://www.indiatvnews.com/sports/cricket-jasprit-bumrah-ends-2018-on-high-note-becomes-highest-international-wicket-taker-in-international-cricket-496251
https://sports.ndtv.com/australia-vs-india-2018-19/live-cricket-score-india-vs-australia-3rd-test-day-5-1969901
https://www.hindustantimes.com/cricket/jasprit-bumrah-finishes-2018-as-the-highest-wicket-taker-across-all-formats/story-A4Z8VrEIwMFXrYgQOpdJbN.html

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