‘Proud moment for Pakistan’: Yasir Shah smashes 82-year-old record to become fastest-to-200 wickets in Tests

‘Proud moment for Pakistan’: Yasir Shah smashes 82-year-old record to become fastest-to-200 wickets in Tests
Yasir Shah made history on Thursday as he sent Kiwi batsman William Somerville back to the pavilion to become the fastest cricketer to reach 200 wickets in Test cricket. What makes his achievement more impressive is that he not only played the least amount of games, but also took the least amount of time (4 years and 42 days) to achieve the milestone.


Shah has been the star man for Pakistan during the on-going series against New Zealand. He not only led Pakistan to a comfortable win in the second Test of the three-match series, but has also put the Shaheens in a strong position to win the third Test and eventually the series.

Here is the historic moment


He has bagged 27 wickets so far in the series and also set several other records. For example, in the last Test against New Zealand, the 32-year-old became the first cricketer to bag 100 Test wickets in the United Arab Emirates. Moreover, his figures of 41/8 are also the fourth best for any Pakistan bowler in the format.


Pakistani cricket fans after Yasir Shah got his 200th Test wicket

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For his brilliant performances throughout the series and his career, the wizard from Swabi is being commemorated and praised by cricket lovers from country and beyond



'Lightening Shah'


Here's how Yasir Shah fares in comparison to all-time-greats Shane Warne and Muttiah Muralitharan


'A couple of seconds' aka light years ahead


Many more milestones to come


Praise from across borders


Pakistan needs 6 wickets more to end Kiwi innings as the latter leads by 38 runs

Pakistan are in a strong position at the moment with just 6 wickets in sight to end Kiwi innings. The visitors on the other hand are leading by 38 runs and will be looking to pile up a reasonable total.

It would come down to who imposes their game better.

Here's us hoping that Pakistan wins

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