Shami⚡ Joint Fastest💨 to 50 Scalps👏

By Shadowfax🐎

Mohammed Shami⚡ equalled a record during his 4⃣ wicket haul yesterday against the West Indies👍. The Bengali speedster reached the 50-wicket mark in Tests and became the joint fastest💨 pacer to do so along with Venkatesh Prasad. He reached the milestone in 13 Tests and 24 innings👀. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is the fastest Indian bowler to reach this mark👌. Shami, who is making a comeback following a lengthy injury layoff🚑, thanked the team management for having faith in him and said that the birth of his daughter👶 had given him belief.

This was also the first time 2⃣ Indian pacers grabbed 4 wickets each in a Test innings🎉. Umesh Yadav also finished with 4 wickets apart from Shami😯.

Also, Wriddhiman Saha became the first Indian wicketkeeper🙌 to be involved in the dismissal of top five batsmen of the opposition in an innings✨. He also equalled the Indian record of six dismissals in an innings by Syed Kirmani against New Zealand in Christchurch in 1976 and MS Dhoni against New Zealand in Wellington on 2009👏.

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