Anderson Breaks Record For Most Test Wickets By A Fast Bowler
Fakhir Rizvi 9 days ago Wed 12th September 2018 | 12:42 AM
London, Sept 11 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News, app - 11th Sep, 2018 ) :England's James Anderson broke the record for the most Test wickets by a fast bowler on Tuesday, claiming his 564th scalp to overtake Australia great Glenn McGrath.
Anderson knocked out Mohammed Shami's middle stump as the tourists were bowled out for 345.
England won the match by 118 runs and the series 4-1.
Retired spin bowlers occupy the top three places on the overall list of Test wicket-takers -- Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan took 800 wickets, ahead of Australia's Shane Warne (708) and India's Anil Kumble (619).