Most Test wickets at home for a bowler

It is well known that home dominance is a significant part of playing cricket. The country that hosts their opponents has major advantages over the visitors as they are already familiar with the conditions, they have massive fans support behind them and many more.

There have been many players over the years who have completely dominated any team in the world while playing at home, be it Shane Warne in Australia, Muttiah Muralitharan in Sri Lanka or Anil Kumble in India. Continuing on the same, let us have a look at the top three bowlers in Test cricket with the most wickets at home.

3. Stuart Broad

Veteran English pacer Stuart Broad occupies third place in the list of bowlers with the most Test wickets at home. There is no doubt that Broad is known for his longevity and consistency over the years. He has been an integral part of England’s red-ball squad for many years and that is evident with his record of 394 wickets in 97 matches played in England.

2. James Anderson

Arguably the greatest red ball pacer of this generation, James Anderson has been one of the most consistent bowlers for England ever since his debut in the early 2000s. It is worth noting that Anderson has played 104 Tests in England where he has taken a whopping 433 wickets. Nearing the twilight of his career, Anderson still continues to be one of the most lethal players in England’s red-ball arsenal.

1. Muttiah Muralitharan

The legendary Muttiah Muralitharan occupies the first spot in the list of bowlers with the most wickets in Test cricket while playing at home. Revered as one of the greatest spinners of all time, Muttiah Muralitharan had even the best of batters beat on his day. In the 73 Tests that he played in Sri Lanka, Muralitharan took 493 wickets to his name,