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Jasprit Bumrah’s Spectacular Achievement: Fastest Indian Bowler to 150 Test Wickets

In a stunning display of fast bowling mastery, Jasprit Bumrah achieved a historic feat by becoming the fastest Indian bowler to reach 150 Test wickets. The momentous occasion came during the second Test between India and England in Visakhapatnam, where Bumrah left England captain Ben Stokes defenseless with a sensational delivery.

Jasprit Bumrah became the second fastest pacer to 150 Test wickets

The Record-Breaking Moment Bumrah’s remarkable achievement unfolded in the final session on Day 2, as he produced a top-notch delivery to dismiss Ben Stokes, who was on the cusp of a half-century. The cutter from Bumrah pitched on a good length, nipped in, and kept low, sneaking under Stokes’ bat to rattle the off stump. The dismissal left Stokes in confusion, mirroring his reaction from a previous encounter with Bumrah in the Hyderabad Test.

Fastest to 150 Test Wickets

Jasprit Bumrah reached the milestone of 150 Test wickets in just 6781 deliveries, surpassing the previous record held by Umesh Yadav (7661). This achievement made Bumrah the fastest-ever Indian bowler to accomplish the feat. Notably, he also claimed the second spot among the fastest Asian pacers, following Pakistan legend Waqar Younis (27 Tests).

Additional Milestone

In the same match, Bumrah secured his 10th five-wicket haul, cementing his position as one of India’s premier fast bowlers. This accomplishment places him second on the list of Indian fast bowlers with the most five-wicket hauls, behind Zaheer Khan and Ishant Sharma, who each have achieved this feat 11 times.

Bowling Brilliance

Bumrah‘s exceptional bowling performance in the second Test against England saw him finish with figures of 6 for 45, marking his third-best bowling figure and his best on home soil. This impressive display further solidified Bumrah’s reputation as a world-class fast bowler, capable of delivering match-winning performances.

Jasprit Bumrah’s journey to 150 Test wickets is a testament to his skill, consistency, and impact on the game. As he continues to etch his name in cricketing history, Bumrah stands as a key asset for the Indian cricket team, contributing significantly to their success in Test cricket.

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