Monday, December 11, 2023

    IND sv ENG: Jaspreet Bumrah completes 100 wickets in fewer matches, surpasses Kapil Dev

    Oval. Team India is on the verge of winning the fourth Test. Chasing a target of 368, England lost 6 for 150 in the second innings (IND vs ENG). During this time, pacer Jaspreet Bumrah set a new record. Oli Pope took 100 wickets in his Test career. He became the fastest bowler for India in the shortest match. He did this feat in 22 Tests. Earlier, the record was held by former captain Kapil Dev. He took 100 wickets in 25 Tests. Team India scored 191 in the first innings and 466 in the second innings. England scored 290 in the first innings. The five-match series is currently one-on-one.

    Speaking of Jaspreet Bumrah’s Test career, he has taken 101 wickets at an average of 223 in 224 Test innings. He also bowled Johnny Bairstow in the second innings. He has taken 5 wickets in wickets. But so far he has not been able to take 10 wickets in a match. Apart from that, he has taken 108 wickets in 67 ODIs and 59 wickets in 50 T20s.

    And Ashwin is at the top

    Spinner R Ashwin holds the record for taking 100 wickets in the fewest number of matches for India. He achieved this feat in just 18 Tests. Speaking of fast bowlers, apart from Jaspreet Bumrah and Kapil Dev, left-arm fast bowlers Irfan Pathan in 2 Tests, Mohammad Shami in 229 and Javagal Srinath in 300 Tests have achieved this feat.

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    However, in the current series, Ashwin has yet to get a chance. He has taken more than 40,000 wickets in Tests. In addition, Shami did not appear in the test. The 27-year-old Bumrah made his Test debut in January 2001. In other words, in almost three and a half years, they have reached the figure of one hundred wickets.

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