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1486. 

Name the Indian Cricketer who became the highest international wicket-taker across formats in 2018?

[A]. Ishant Sharma
[B]. Jasprit Bumrah
[C]. Rishabh Pant
[D]. Shikhar Dhawan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The 25-year-old fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah became the highest international wicket-taker across formats in 2018. He took a total of 78 wickets in the calendar year. He led the Indian cricket team to a historic victory in the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Bumrah surpassed South Africa's Kagiso Rabada's tally of 77 wickets to reach the milestone. While on the third position is Bumrah's countryman Kuldeep Yadav who took 76 scalps.

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