India vs West Indies: Ishant Sharma needs one wicket to overtake Kapil Dev in most wickets outside Asia list

Ishant is also the second most successful Indian bowler since 2017 in the format with 57 wickets at an average of 20.66. His average is better than James Anderson, Mitchell Starc and Trent Boult in this duration as well.
India vs West Indies: Ishant Sharma needs one wicket to overtake Kapil Dev in most wickets outside Asia listIndia vs West Indies: Ishant Sharma needs one wicket to overtake Kapil Dev in most wickets outside Asia list
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Pacer Ishant Sharma, who picked up 8 wickets in the first Test against West Indies, now has the chance to overtake legend Kapil Dev in the list of most wickets scalped by an Indian bowler outside Asia. 

With 155 wickets to his name, Ishant is currently tied second on the list with Kapil, which is headed by spinner Anil Kumble, who took 200 wickets outside the subcontinent. Both Ishant and Kapil also took 45 Tests to get to 155 wickets. 

Here is the list of most Test wickets taken by Indians outside Asia. 

Anil Kumble (50) - 200 wickets
Kapil Dev (45) - 155 wickets
Ishant Sharma (45) - 155* wickets
Zaheer Khan (38) - 147 wickets
Bishan Singh Bedi (34) - 123 wickets

Ishant is also the second most successful Indian bowler since 2017 in the format with 57 wickets at an average of 20.66. His average is better than James Anderson, Mitchell Starc's and Trent Boult in this duration as well. 

Mohammad Shami is India's most successful bowler in the last two years with 62 dismissals.

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