Fastest 800 Wickets in Test
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January 20, 2022, 12:30 5
Fastest 800 Wickets in Test

On July 22, 2010, legendary Sri Lankan off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan bid goodbye to Test cricket after reaching the coveted 800-wicket mark in his 133rd match. He achieved the arguably unbeatable milestone when he had India’s number 11 batsman Pragyan Ojha caught in the slips by Mahela Jayewardene. That ball was Muralitharan’s last ball in […]

Suresh Iyer
Fastest 500 Wickets in Test
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January 20, 2022, 11:35 5
Fastest 500 Wickets in Test

Contents1 M Muralitharan (87 Matches)2 A Kumble (105 Matches)3 SK Warne (108 Matches)4 GD McGrath (110 Matches)5 CA Walsh (129 Matches)6 JM Anderson (129 Matches)7 SCJ Broad (140 Matches)8 Summary In this article, we look at the record for the fastest 500 wickets in Test cricket. Legendary off-spinner M Muralitharan from Sri Lanka set the […]

Suresh Iyer
Highest Wicket-Taker in Test Cricket
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January 20, 2022, 10:24 5
Highest Wicket-Taker in Test Cricket

Contents1 Muttiah Muralitharan (800 Wickets)2 Shane Warne (708 Wickets)3 James Anderson (640 Wickets)4 Anil Kumble (619 Wickets)5 Glenn McGrath (563 Wickets) In this article, we look at the top wicket takers in Test cricket. Former Sri Lanka off spinner Muttiah Muralitharan leads the pack with 800 wickets, followed in turn by Australian leg spinner Shane […]

Suresh Iyer
Fastest 250 Wickets in Test Cricket
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January 20, 2022, 9:35 5
Fastest 250 Wickets in Test Cricket

Contents1 R Ashwin (45 Matches)2 DK Lillee (48 Matches)3 DW Steyn (49 Matches)4 AA Donald (50 Matches)5 Waqar Younis (51 Matches) In this article, we look at the record for the fastest 250 wickets in Test cricket. The mark was set by India off-spinner R Ashwin who achieved it in 45 matches, in February 2017, […]

Suresh Iyer
Fastest 200 Wickets in Test Cricket
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January 20, 2022, 9:10 8
Fastest 200 Wickets in Test Cricket

Contents1 Yasir Shah (33 Matches)2 CV Grimmett (36 Matches)3 R Ashwin (37 Matches)4 DK Lillee (38 Matches)5 Waqar Younis (38 Matches)6 DW Steyn (39 Matches)7 IT Botham (41 Matches)8 SCG MacGill (41 Matches)9 Summary In this article, we look at a list of bowlers who were the fastest to reach 200 Test wickets. The record […]

Suresh Iyer
Fastest 150 Wickets in Test Cricket
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January 20, 2022, 8:36 6
Fastest 150 Wickets in Test Cricket

Contents1 1. SF Barnes (24 Matches)2 2. Waqar Younis (27 Matches)3 3. Yasir Shah (27 Matches)4 4. CV Grimmett (28 Matches)5 5. HJ Tayfield (29 Matches)6 Summary In this article, we look at the record for the fastest 150 wickets in Test cricket. The mark was set by England’s Sid Barnes who accomplished the feat in […]

Suresh Iyer
Fastest 50 Wickets in Test
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January 19, 2022, 8:04 25
Fastest 50 Wickets in Test

Contents1 1. Charles Turner (6 Matches)2 2. Tom Richardson (7 Matches)3 3. Vernon Philander (7 Matches)4 4. Fred Spofforth (8 Matches) In this article, we look at the record for the fastest 50 wickets in Test matches. The record is credited to former Australian fast bowler Charles Turner who played between 1887 and 1895. He […]

Suresh Iyer
Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History
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January 19, 2022, 7:35 17
Top Slowest Innings in Test Cricket History

Contents1 1. Geoff Allott (Auckland 1999)2 2. Rahul Dravid (The Oval 2007)3 3. AB de Villiers (Delhi 2015)4 4. Yashpal Sharma (Adelaide Oval 1981)5 5. Hanif Mohammad (Lord’s 1954) Test cricket is not just the longest format of cricket, but also the oldest one. It is the kind of cricket that thoroughly Tests the endurance, […]

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