england fast bowler Stuart Broad Completed 550 wickets in Test cricket on Saturday. Broad reached this stage during the fifth and final Test against England at Edgbaston in Birmingham. In the first innings of the match on the second day, Broad took the wicket of Mohammed Shami for 16 runs in the 80th over. Shami tried to throw the ball straight towards third man, but was caught by spinner Jack Leach. He is the third fast bowler to reach the record of 550 wickets in the longest format of the game, apart from legendary Australian pacer Glenn McGrath and England pacer James Anderson.
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Anderson has 656 Test wickets, McGrath has 563 while Broad currently has 550 Test wickets. Coming into the match, Ravindra Jadeja’s scintillating century and stand-in captain Jasprit Bumrah’s late blitz took India to a total of 416 on the second day in the first innings of the fifth and final Test against England at Birmingham here on Saturday. England were 16/1 at lunch, with Jacques Crawley (7) and Ollie Pope (0*) unbeaten at the crease.
India started things off on the second day on 338/7. He got out for 416 runs in 84.5 overs. Rishabh Pant (146) and Ravindra Jadeja (104) were India’s stars with the bat. Captain Jasprit Bumrah contributed 31* in just 16 balls which included four fours and two sixes.
During the 84th over of the first innings, India’s stand-in captain smoked English pacer Stuart Broad for 4,5w,7nb,4,4,4,6,1 – 35 runs out of which 29 went to Bumrah. on account of
With this, he has overtaken West Indies legend Brian Lara, who in 2003 dismissed Robin Pietersen of South Africa for 28 runs in an over. Former Australian batsman George Bailey had scored 28 runs in 2013 by England pacer James Anderson and South African spinner Keshav Maharaj scored 28 runs. Run out Joe Root in 2020.
James Anderson was the star for England, scoring 5/60 in 21.5 overs. Pacer Matty Potts also scored 2/105 runs in 20 overs. Ben Stokes, Joe Root and Stuart Broad got a wicket each. In the second innings, Jasprit Bumrah provided an early breakthrough to opener Alex Lees by removing the stumps for just 6 runs.
Lunch was taken early as the game was interrupted due to rain. Earlier, wicketkeeper-batsman Rishabh Pant’s scintillating century and his 222-run stand with Ravindra Jadeja took India to 338/7 on day one. Jadeja (83*) and Mohammed Shami (0*) were at the crease at the end of the first day.