Leeds: Team India’s star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah is on the threshold of breaking a big record of former Indian captain Kapil Dev. Jasprit Bumrah will have a chance to be included in the list of great bowlers in the third Test between India and England in Leeds starting today.
Bumrah close to breaking Kapil Dev’s record
If Jasprit Bumrah takes 5 wickets in this match against England, then he will break the record of great cricketer Kapil Dev. Bumrah will become the fastest bowler to take 100 wickets for India in Tests. At present, Bumrah holds the record of taking 95 wickets in 22 Test matches. Talking about Kapil Dev, he completed a century of wickets in 25 Test matches. Talking about taking the fastest 100 Test wickets for India, this record is recorded in the name of Ravichandran Ashwin. Ravichandran Ashwin completed 100 wickets in 18 matches.
Will be included in the list of great bowlers
So far 7 fast bowlers have taken 100 or more wickets in Test cricket for India. The names of Kapil Dev, Zaheer Khan, Javagal Srinath, Ishant Sharma, Karsan Ghavri, Irfan Pathan and Mohammed Shami are included in this list. Star fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah will have a chance to be included in the list of these great bowlers. Talking about taking most Test wickets in Tests for India, Anil Kumble is at the top. Anil Kumble has 619 wickets in Test cricket.
Highest wicket-taker for India in Tests
1. Anil Kumble (Spin Bowler) – 619 Wickets
2. Kapil Dev (fast bowler) – 434 wickets
3. Harbhajan Singh (Spin bowler) – 417 wickets
4. R Ashwin (Spin bowler) – 413 wickets
5. Ishant Sharma (fast bowler) – 311 wickets
6. Zaheer Khan (fast bowler) – 311 wickets