List of top 10 players fastest to complete 250 Test wickets

On day 4 of the ongoing Test between India and Bangladesh, the Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to complete 250 test wickets.

Ashwin dismissed the Bangladeshi skipper Mushfiqur Rahim on his carrom ball to reach this landmark.


Well, currently the World No. 1 Test bowler, Ashwin, broke the record previously set up by the Australian legend Dennis Lillee. Ashwin got his name in the record books in his 45 Test matches while Dennis Lillee did it in 48 matches.

   Here is the list of top 10 players fastest to complete 250 Test wickets:

S.no


Bowler

Country

Matches

1

R Ashwin

India

45

2

Dennis Lillee

Australia

48

3

Dale Steyn

South Africa

49

4

Allan Donald

South Africa

50

5

Waqar Younis

Pakistan

51

6

Muttiah Muralitharan

Sri Lanka

51

7

Richard Hadlee

New Zealand

53

8

Malcom Marshall

West Indies

53

9

Ian Botham

England

55

10

Imran Khan

Pakistan

55

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