Rangana Herath, Sri Lankan left arm spinner Rangana Herath, who took 11 wickets in the first Test against Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi on Monday created history together. Rangana Herath has achieved 400 wickets in Test history. He has become the 14th bowler in the world to do this. Rangana Herath is a big name in spin bowling in Sri Lanka after Muralitharan.
The fourth bowler to take the fastest 400 wickets
Rangana Herath become the fourth bowler to take the fastest 400 wickets in Tests in the world. Rangana Herath achieved this feat in 84 Tests. He left behind Kapil Dev and Anil Kumble of India in Abu Dhabi. In the next slide, you will see that Herath left behind Kumble and Kapil in what case.
World’s first left arm spinner taking 400 wickets
Those touched the fastest 400-wicket mark them, we Watan Muralitharan, New Zealand’s Richard Hadlee and South Africa’s Dale Steyn. Muralidaran took 72 Test wickets and Headley and Steyn got this number in 80 Tests. India’s Anil Kumble in 85 Tests and Kangaroo bowler Glenn McGrath took 400 wickets in 87 Tests. Rangana Herath become the world’s first left arm spinner to take 400 wickets.
Kapil left behind
Herath took 5 wickets in the first innings of the first Test against Pakistan and 6 wickets in the second innings. In the second innings, Herath’s fatal bowling, Pakistan’s team all out for 114 runs. Herath achieved 100 wickets in Tests against Pakistan. Kapil Dev of India taken 99 wickets against Pakistan. Shane Warne scored 90, Kumble 81, Muralitharan took 80 wickets against Pakistan.
Herath taken 10 wickets in 9 Test matches
In the case of taking 10 wickets most often, Rangana Herath now moved to number three. He taken 10 wickets in 9 Test matches. Murlidhar taken 22 wickets and Warne ten times in a match 10 times. Rangana Herath come in fourth in the fourth innings in the fourth innings. Warne taken 138 wickets in the fourth innings. Muralitharan (106) and McGrath (103) and Herath took 100 wickets.