Jasprit Burmah turned the quickest Indian pacer to 100 Check wickets.© AFP
Jasprit Bumrah turned the quickest Indian pacer to 100 Check wickets throughout Day 5 of the fourth Check towards England at The Oval on Monday. Bumrah reached the feat in 24 Assessments, one fewer than Kapil Dev, who had held this file after having reached there in 25 Assessments. Irfan Pathan (28), Mohammed Shami (29) and Javagal Srinath (30) are the opposite Indian pacers on the record. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted after Bumrah bowled Ollie Pope within the second innings to achieve the landmark. He then despatched Jonny Bairstow packing to provide England a double whammy.
What a solution to attain the milestone! @Jaspritbumrah93 bowls a magnificence as Pope is bowled. Amongst Indian pacers, he’s the quickest to achieve the mark of 100 Check wickets. https://t.co/OOZebPnBZU #TeamIndia #ENGvIND pic.twitter.com/MZFSFQkONB
— BCCI (@BCCI) September 6, 2021
Amongst all Indian bowlers, Ravichandran Ashwin holds the file for being the quickest to achieve 100 Check wickets, having reached there in simply 18 Assessments.
Erapalli Prasanna (20), Anil Kumble (21), Subhash Gupte (22), BS Chandrasekhar (22) and Pragyan Ojha (22) are another names on this record.
Bumrah’s returns within the second innings helped provoke a mini collapse as Ravindra Jadeja struck from the opposite finish to take two wickets.
Earlier, half-centuries from Shardul Thakur and Rishabh Pant on Day 4 helped India publish 466 within the second innings, after they have been bowled out for 191 within the first.
England made 290 of their first innings, however the 99-run lead was washed off comfortably by the hosts, courtesy a primary away Check century by Rohit Sharma (127), who added 83 for the primary wicket with KL Rahul after which 153 for the second wicket with Cheteshwar Pujara.
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