On Day 3, Mohammed Shami picked up a 5-wicket haul in Test cricket to help India in the 1st Test Match against South Africa. On the 1st Test India lead 130 runs at Centurion.
Mohammed Shami achieved the milestone of 200 Test wickets after removing Kagiso. He is a 31-year-old Indian pacer to Bag 200 Test Wickets. Now, Shami became the 5th Indian Pace bowler by achieving it in his 55th Test match. Overall, the 11th bowler from the country to complete the milestone.
A proud moment and to do it for the team here in Centurion 🏟️ is special
2️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ and counting
— Mohammad Shami (@MdShami11) December 28, 2021
Mohammed Shami is only behind Kapil Dev (434), Ishant Sharma (311), Zaheer Khan (311), and Javagal Srinath (236), at the moment.
List of India Pacers who took 200 or more wickets in Tests
|Kapil Dev||434||227 Innings|
|Zaheer Khan||311||165 Innings|
|Ishant Sharma||311||185 Innings|
|Javagal Srinath||236||121 Innings|
|Mohd Shami||200||103 Innings|
Displaying his magnificent bowling, He celebrated the milestone by getting his 6th five-wicket haul in Tests Cricket. Mohammed Shami ran through the South Africa(SA) top-order, getting the wickets of Aiden Markram & Keegan Petersen and before returning to get a well-set Temba Bavuma. South Africa was bowled out for 197, India by 130 runs on the 1st innings score.