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:
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Pallekele, 3rd Test, Jul 3-7, 2015 [Test # 2169]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Colombo (PSS), 2nd Test, Jun 25-29, 2015 [Test # 2168]
Sri Lanka v Pakistan at Galle, 1st Test, Jun 17-21, 2015 [Test # 2167]

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When England's Wilfred Rhodes and Bert Strudwick shared a 10th-wicket stand of 14 against Australia at The Oval in 1926, they became the oldest pair (collective age) to bat together in Test history. Rhodes was 48 years old at the time while Strudwick was 46, making their collective age 94 years.

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