Mohammed Shami became just the 11th Indian bowler to claim 200 wickets in Test cricket in just 55 test matches. During this process, he became the only 5th Indian pacer to bag 200 wickets in the purest format of the game.
Also, Shami is the third fastest Indian pacer to reach this milestone as Kapil Dev and Javagal Srinath bagged 200 Test wickets in 50 and 54 Tests respectively.
List of India’s Leading Wicket-takers in Test Cricket:
|Anil Kumble||619 Wickets|
|Kapil Dev||434 Wickets|
|Ravichandran Ashwin||427 Wickets|
|Harbhajan Singh||417 Wickets|
|Zaheer Khan||311 Wickets|
|Ishant Sharma||311 Wickets|
|BS Bedi||266 Wickets|
|BS Chandrasekhar||242 Wickets|
|Javagal Srinath||236 Wickets|
|Ravindra Jadeja||232 Wickets|
|Mohammed Shami||200 Wickets|
Who is the fastest Indian bowler to take 200 wickets in Test cricket?
Mohammed Shami achieved the milestone of 200 Test wickets on Tuesday. Shami achieved this elusive feat after removing Kagiso Rabada on Day 3 of the ongoing first Test against South Africa at the SuperSport Park in Centurion.
Who took fastest 200 wickets in Test against left handed batsman?
Ravichandran Ashwin is the first player in the 143-year history of Test cricket to take 200 wickets against left-handed batsmen.
Who is India’s best 2022 bowler?
R Ashwin has picked up 52 wickets and is the highest wicket-taker in Tests in 2021. “Ravichandran Ashwin – he is there. He has picked up 52 wickets in eight matches, he didn’t get to play a single Test against England in England.
Who is Indian fast bowlers?
Javagal Srinath is said to have bowled the fastest ball by an India quick.