By Bhawna Rawat, Updated : Aug 26, 2020 10:48 IST
Jimmy Anderson becomes first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in Test Cricket

England Vs Pakistan 3rd test match finished as a draw; less than two hours of cricket were played on rain-affected day5. England’s fast bowler Jimmy Anderson became the first fast bowler to reach 600 wickets in test cricket before the third & final test against Pakistan finished as a draw.  

Balls bowled to take 600 Test Wickets:

Muttiah Muralitharan 33,711

James Anderson 33,717

Shane Warne 34,920

Anil Kumble 38,494

Fans Congratulate Jimmy:  

Fans & fellow cricketers like Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, praised Jimmy for his achievement & said he is one of the greatest bowlers of all time. 

Anderson wishes to continue playing:  

At the age of 38, when most of the athletes have retired, Anderson had some outstanding achievements & now reaching to 600 wickets milestone would just be an add on to it. Anderson wishes to continue playing until 2021-22 Ashes in Australia & will look forward to adding on his milestones.  

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