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Ravindra Jadeja second fastest Indian to reach 150 Test wickets

News Agencies | Updated on: 5 August 2017, 15:51 IST

Ravindra Jadeja on 5 August became the second fastest Indian to reach 150 Test wickets, behind teammate Ravichandran Ashwin, when he bowled Dhananjay de Silva during the second Test against Sri Lanka here.

Jadeja achieved the feat while bowling in Sri Lanka's first innings on day three of the second Test.

Ashwin had reached the milestone in 29 Tests while Jadeja managed it in 32 games.

Former spin greats Erapalli Prasanna and Anil Kumble had taken 150 wickets in 34 Tests while Harbhajan Singh reached there in 35 Tests.

He also became the fastest Indian left-arm spinner to reach 150 wickets, ahead of Vinoo Mankad (40 Tests), Bishan Bedi (41 Tests) and Ravi Shastri (78 Tests).

-PTI

First published: 5 August 2017, 15:51 IST
 
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