Pakistan’s explosive spin bowler Yasir Shah broke the 82-year-old record with the fastest 200 wickets in Test cricket. In his 33rd match, Shah scored the record of William Somerville’s wicket in the second innings of Thursday’s Test match against New Zealand in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (December 6, 2018).
The fastest 200-record record was formerly the name of former Australian spin bowler Clarrie Grimm, who scored this record in February 1936 against South Africa.
In the first innings of the match, Grim Mate hit seven wickets in 45 overs in 45 overs and in the second innings, 6 wickets in 73 runs in the second innings. However, according to other reports, former Australian players had made records in 36 matches while their 37th match against South Africa.
Tell that Yasir Shah was included in the Test team when then leg-before bowler Saeed Ajmal had to be out of the team. In fact, the ICC banned their suspicious action from playing international cricket on their international level.
On Ajmal’s place in place of the team, Shah played well for Pakistan. They hit eight wickets in the first innings of the second Test against New Zealand at 41 runs.
The second innings of the same match made six big wins and then set another big record. Yasir Shah also performed well in the three-Test series against Sri Lanka.
He jumped 24 wickets in just three test matches. They were declared Man of the Series. Series Pakistan won 2-1. Only former Australian player Shane Warne is ahead of him who has 26 wickets in a series against Sri Lanka in Sri Lanka.
Earlier, Shah took his 100th wicket against the West Indies. In this series, he was declared Man of the Series along with 21 wickets. Even after the West Indies series, Shah’s form continued, he jumped 16 wickets in the series against Sri Lanka in the Test series against the two. Talking about the current Test series, Shah has so far taken 27 wickets.