IND vs ENG 2024: Bumrah becomes Fastest Indian bowler to pick 150 Test Wickets

Jasprit Bumrah
Jasprit Bumrah(Image: Twitter)

With his impressive bowling skills on day 02 of the second Test of England’s tour of India 2024, Jasprit Bumrah becomes the fastest Indian bowler to pick 150 wickets.

Fastest Indian bowler to pick 150 Test Wickets

The Indian side has been featuring a big day for the players like Bumrah and Yashasvi Jaiswal. The opening batter has a maiden double Test century in the first innings of the second Test.

After setting up a target of 396 runs in the first innings of the second Test, it has been proved that it was the day for Jasprit Bumrah where he had a six-wicket haul in 16 overs and gave 45 runs.

Jasprit Bumrah

England batters couldn’t withstand the intense bowling attack from Indian bowlers especially Bumrah’s pace has put major pressure on the visitors.

He picked up crucial wickets for Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Jonny Bairstow, and Ben Stokes, who were the pillars in the middle batting line-up of England.

He also dismissed Tom Hartley and James Anderson helping the hosts to complete England’s Innings. Kuldeep Yadav picked three wickets alongside Bumrah.

Meanwhile, Axar Patel had a big wicket of Zak Crawley who scored 76 runs while opening for England. Bumrah’s bowling figures of 6/45 has been one of his career best.

Bowling figures Opponent Place  Year
6/27 West Indies Kingston 2019
6/33 Australia Melbourne 2018
6/45 England Vizag 2024
6/61 South Africa Cape Town 2024

Bumrah has joined the list and jointly stands third in the list with legendary bowler Anil Kumble and Erapalli Prasanna of the Fastest Indian bowlers to pick 150 Test wickets. Ravichandran Ashwin tops the list by achieving the feat in 29 matches.

Ravindra Jadeja stands second in the list by reaching the milestone in 32 matches. With Erapalli Prasanna, Anil Kumble, and Jasprit Bumrah standing third with a 34-match count, Harbhajan Singh achieved the feat in 35 matches.

Fastest Indian bowler to pick 150 Test Wickets

  • Ravichandran Ashwin – 29 matches
  • Ravindra Jadeja – 32 matches
  • Erapalli Prasanna – 34 matches
  • Anil Kumble – 34 matches
  • Jasprit Bumrah – 34 matches
  • Harbhajan Singh – 34 matches