Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Fastest to 700 wickets

Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Scorecard
M Muralitharan (ICC/SL) v Bangladesh Kandy 11 Jul 2007 28 Aug 1992 14y 317d 113 Test # 1839
SK Warne (Aus) v England Melbourne 26 Dec 2006 2 Jan 1992 14y 358d 144 Test # 1824

Time is based on the start of the debut match and the start of the match in which the milestone was achieved
Bowlers within a maximum of 210 matches shown

Records include the following recent matches:
New Zealand v Pakistan at Dubai (DSC), 2nd Test, Nov 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2146]
Bangladesh v Zimbabwe at Chittagong, 3rd Test, Nov 12-16, 2014 [Test # 2145]
New Zealand v Pakistan at Abu Dhabi, 1st Test, Nov 9-13, 2014 [Test # 2144]

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Gordon Greenidge is the only opening batsman to have been dismissed in the 90s in both innings of a Test match. Incidentally, this has happened to him on two occasions, versus Pakistan in 1977 and against New Zealand in 1980.

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