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Kuldeep Yadav becomes the fastest Indian to take 50 Test wickets

By Kaif - March 7, 2024 - Last updated on Mar 07, 2024 03:01 PM
Kuldeep Yadav becomes the fastest Indian to take 50 Test wickets

Kuldeep Yadav becomes the fastest Indian to take 50 Test wickets. Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets against England in Dharamshala

The fifth match of the five-match Test series between India and England (Ind vs Eng) is being played in Dharamshala. India has maintained an unassailable 3-1 lead against England in the Test series. In the fifth Test, England won the toss and Ben Stokes decided to bat.

Kuldeep Yadav took 5 wickets against England in Dharamshala

Indian cricket team's spinner Kuldeep Yadav bowled brilliantly and took 5 wickets on the first day of the 5th Test against the England cricket team in Dharamshala. This was the fourth wicket haul of his Test career and the first against England. With this he also completed 50 wickets in his Test cricket career. It was because of his bowling that 6 bats of England's 180 runs were returned to the pavilion.

Kuldeep Yadav has achieved a special position by bowling brilliantly for Team India. Kuldeep has completed 50 wickets in his test career. The fifth and last match of the Test series between India and England is being played in Dharamshala. England won the toss and decided to bat first. During this period, Kuldeep has done something which has not been done in 100 years.

Kuldeep Yadav becomes the fastest Indian to take 50 Test wickets

Kuldeep has come first in terms of taking 50 wickets by bowling the least number of balls in the last 100 years. He has reached the top in the list of Indian bowlers. Kuldeep has completed 50 wickets by throwing 1871 balls. His career so far has been excellent. Till the time of writing this news, Kuldeep has taken 51 wickets in 21 innings. During this period, taking 5 wickets for 40 runs in a Test innings has been the best performance. Kuldeep has also achieved the feat of taking five or more wickets 4 times in Tests.

Fastest Indian to take 50 Test wickets

  • 1871 - Kuldeep Yadav
  • 2205 - Axar Patel
  • 2465 - Jasprit Bumrah
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If we look at the list of bowlers who have taken the most wickets in Tests for India, then Kuldeep is ranked 43rd. Anil Kumble is on top in this matter. Kumble took 619 wickets in 132 test matches. Whereas Ravichandran Ashwin is at number two. Till the time of writing this news, Ashwin has taken 507 wickets in 100 matches. Kapil Dev is at number three. He has taken 434 wickets in 131 matches.

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