Jasprit Bumrah becomes fastest Indian Bowler to take 50 Wickets

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  • Bumrah took 50 wickets in 11 Tests, Venkatesh Prasad and Mohammed Shami took 13–13 matches.
  • Bumrah dismissed Darren Bravo in the first innings of the first Test against the West Indies.

Jasprit Bumrah of India became the fastest Indian fast bowler to take 50 wickets in Tests. He achieved this by dismissing Darren Bravo in the first innings of the first match of the two-Test series against the West Indies. Bumrah took 50 wickets in 11 Tests. He broke the records of Venkatesh Prasad and Mohammed Shami. Both reached this figure in 13–13 Tests. Speaking of overall, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completed 9 wickets and Anil Kumble completed 50 wickets in 10 Tests.

Indians taking 50 wickets in the lowest Test
Bumrah takes 50 wickets in the lowest balls

For taking 50 wickets in the lowest ball, Bumrah reached the first place among the Indian bowlers. He achieved this feat in 2465 balls. Ashwin bowled 2597 balls for this.

Bumrah took 21 wickets in the series against Australia

Bumrah made his Test debut against South Africa last year. He played 9 matches in the first year of his Test career. During they took this 48 wickets. Bumrah had an outstanding performance in the Indian team that won the Test series for the first time in Australia last year. He took 21 wickets in 4 Tests.


In the first innings of the first Test against India, West Indies scored 189 for 8 wickets till the end of the second day’s play on Friday. The Indian team is ahead by 108 runs based on first innings. Roston Chase scored the most 48 runs for the Windies. Shimron Hetmyer contributed 35 runs. Ishant Sharma took 5 wickets for India. He took 5 wickets in an innings for the 9th time in his career.

Ishant dismissed Craig Brathwaite, Roston Chase, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer and Kemar Roach. Apart from Ishant, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket each. Windies captain Jason Holder and Miguel Cummins are unbeaten. Holder scored 10 runs. Cummins could not open account yet.

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