Kiwi bowler Neil Wagner has achieved a special achievement in the Boxing Day Test being played in Melbourne between Australia and New Zealand. On Saturday, on the third day of the match, Wagner completed his 200 wickets in Test cricket by catching Australian veteran Steve Smith at the hands of Tim Southee. The 33-year-old Wagner completed the feat in his 46th match, making him the second fastest bowler to take 200 Test wickets for New Zealand. <! –
He also left Trent Bolt behind during this time. However he could not break the record of veteran Richard Headley. Headley achieved this feat in the 44th Test match.
The world record for taking the fastest 200 Test wickets in this list is currently recorded in the name of Pakistan spin bowler Yasir Shah, who made this record in the 33rd match only.
Ravichandran Ashwin achieved this feat in the 37th match and he is the third player in the list and the first player from India. Although Ravindra Jadeja leads the left-arm bowler, he made this record in the 44th match.