In Test cricket, Mohammad Shamir’s ‘double century’, entered this special club

New Delhi: Team India fast bowler Mohammad Shami made the South African batsmen sweat on the third day of the Centurion Test. He achieved a special place in red ball cricket.

Shamir 6th 5 wickets in Tests

Mohammad Shami bowled 16 overs in South Africa’s first innings, where he led 5 Proteas batsmen to the pavilion for 44 runs at an economy rate of 2.75. This is the sixth ‘5 wicket haul’ in his Test career.

Kagiso Rabada’s 200th Test victim

Mohammad Shami Kagiso was caught by Rishabh Pant at the hands of Rabada and the ‘double century’ of the wicket in his Test career came to an end. He is now the third fastest Indian fast bowler to hit 200 in Tests.

Shami Rabada BCCI

Shami completed a ‘double century’ in the 55th Test

Mohammad Shami has taken 200 wickets in his 55th Test. He surpassed the team’s legendary fast bowlers Kapil Dev and Javagal Srinath, who achieved this special position in the 50th and 54th Tests respectively.

Fastest Indian fast bowler in 200th Test

Kapil Dev – 200th wicket in 50th Test
Javagal Srinath – 200th wicket in 54th Test
Mohammad Shami – 200th wicket in 55th Test

Shami is at number nine in the overall list

Mohammad Shami is the 9th fastest bowler in Test history to take 200 wickets. This figure was touched by Pakistan’s leg-spinner Yasir Shah in the 33rd Test. On the other hand, speaking of Indian bowlers, senior spinner Ravichandran Ashwin entered the 37th Test 200 club.

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Indian fast bowlers with the highest number of Test wickets

Kapil Dev – 434 wickets in 227 innings
Zaheer Khan – 311 wickets in 165 innings
Ishant Sharma has taken 311 wickets in 165 innings
Javagal Srinath – 236 wickets in 121 innings
Mohammad Shami – 200 wickets in 103 innings

Test debut in Kolkata

Mohammad Shamir made his Test debut against the West Indies in 2013 at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. Then he did not have to look back. Shami took 47 Test wickets in 2018 and 33 in 2019.

Shami test debut


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