Mohammed Shami becomes 5th Indian pacer to complete 200 Test Wickets 

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.

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

Players Wickets Innings
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.

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