Records / Test matches / Bowling records / Fastest to 200 wickets

Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Scorecard
CV Grimmett (Aus) v South Africa Johannesburg 15 Feb 1936 27 Feb 1925 10y 353d 36 Test # 250
DK Lillee (Aus) v England Melbourne 1 Feb 1980 29 Jan 1971 9y 3d 38 Test # 872
Waqar Younis (Pak) v New Zealand Christchurch 8 Dec 1995 15 Nov 1989 6y 23d 38 Test # 1316
DW Steyn (SA) v West Indies Port of Spain 10 Jun 2010 17 Dec 2004 5y 175d 39 Test # 1960
IT Botham (Eng) v Australia The Oval 27 Aug 1981 28 Jul 1977 4y 30d 41 Test # 908
SCG MacGill (Aus) v Sri Lanka Brisbane 8 Nov 2007 30 Jan 1998 9y 282d 41 Test # 1845
MD Marshall (WI) v England Port of Spain 7 Mar 1986 15 Dec 1978 7y 82d 42 Test # 1039
SK Warne (Aus) v Sri Lanka Perth 8 Dec 1995 2 Jan 1992 3y 340d 42 Test # 1317
AA Donald (SA) v Sri Lanka Centurion 27 Mar 1998 18 Apr 1992 5y 343d 42 Test # 1414
M Muralitharan (SL) v England The Oval 27 Aug 1998 28 Aug 1992 5y 364d 42 Test # 1423
AV Bedser (Eng) v Australia Lord's 25 Jun 1953 22 Jun 1946 7y 3d 44 Test # 373
RJ Hadlee (NZ) v England Nottingham 25 Aug 1983 2 Feb 1973 10y 204d 44 Test # 960
J Garner (WI) v Australia Brisbane 23 Nov 1984 18 Feb 1977 7y 279d 44 Test # 999
Imran Khan (Pak) v India Karachi 23 Dec 1982 3 Jun 1971 11y 203d 45 Test # 942
CEL Ambrose (WI) v England Georgetown 17 Mar 1994 2 Apr 1988 5y 349d 45 Test # 1254
GD McGrath (Aus) v England Sydney 2 Jan 1999 12 Nov 1993 5y 51d 45 Test # 1439
GD McKenzie (Aus) v West Indies Melbourne 26 Dec 1968 22 Jun 1961 7y 187d 46 Test # 643
LR Gibbs (WI) v New Zealand Wellington 7 Mar 1969 5 Feb 1958 11y 30d 46 Test # 651
AME Roberts (WI) v India Kolkata 10 Dec 1983 6 Mar 1974 9y 279d 46 Test # 971
Saqlain Mushtaq (Pak) v South Africa Durban 26 Dec 2002 8 Sep 1995 7y 109d 46 Test # 1635
Harbhajan Singh (India) v Zimbabwe Bulawayo 13 Sep 2005 25 Mar 1998 7y 172d 46 Test # 1765
FS Trueman (Eng) v Pakistan Lord's 21 Jun 1962 5 Jun 1952 10y 16d 47 Test # 531
MA Holding (WI) v England Leeds 12 Jul 1984 28 Nov 1975 8y 227d 47 Test # 991
A Kumble (India) v Zimbabwe Harare 7 Oct 1998 9 Aug 1990 8y 59d 47 Test # 1425
Danish Kaneria (Pak) v South Africa Karachi 1 Oct 2007 29 Nov 2000 6y 306d 47 Test # 1843
HMRKB Herath (SL) v Bangladesh Colombo (RPS) 16 Mar 2013 22 Sep 1999 13y 175d 47 Test # 2082
BS Chandrasekhar (India) v Australia Melbourne 30 Dec 1977 21 Jan 1964 13y 343d 48 Test # 812
GP Swann (Eng) v India Mumbai 23 Nov 2012 11 Dec 2008 3y 348d 48 Test # 2062
R Benaud (Aus) v West Indies Adelaide 27 Jan 1961 25 Jan 1952 9y 2d 49 Test # 504
JA Snow (Eng) v West Indies Leeds 22 Jul 1976 17 Jun 1965 11y 35d 49 Test # 780
MG Hughes (Aus) v England Leeds 22 Jul 1993 13 Dec 1985 7y 221d 49 Test # 1227
SM Pollock (SA) v Sri Lanka Durban 26 Dec 2000 16 Nov 1995 5y 40d 49 Test # 1526
MG Johnson (Aus) v Sri Lanka Melbourne 26 Dec 2012 8 Nov 2007 5y 48d 49 Test # 2068
N Kapil Dev (India) v West Indies Port of Spain 11 Mar 1983 16 Oct 1978 4y 146d 50 Test # 952
CJ McDermott (Aus) v New Zealand Perth 12 Nov 1993 22 Dec 1984 8y 325d 50 Test # 1235
D Gough (Eng) v Pakistan Lord's 17 May 2001 30 Jun 1994 6y 321d 50 Test # 1546
BS Bedi (India) v England Chennai 14 Jan 1977 31 Dec 1966 10y 14d 51 Test # 793
JR Thomson (Aus) v England Birmingham 15 Aug 1985 29 Dec 1972 12y 229d 51 Test # 1021
Wasim Akram (Pak) v New Zealand Auckland 10 Feb 1994 25 Jan 1985 9y 16d 51 Test # 1248
B Lee (Aus) v South Africa Durban 24 Mar 2006 26 Dec 1999 6y 88d 51 Test # 1792
RR Lindwall (Aus) v Pakistan Karachi 11 Oct 1956 29 Mar 1946 10y 196d 52 Test # 430
MJ Hoggard (Eng) v Sri Lanka Lord's 11 May 2006 29 Jun 2000 5y 316d 52 Test # 1802
Abdul Qadir (Pak) v West Indies Port of Spain 14 Apr 1988 14 Dec 1977 10y 122d 53 Test # 1096
AR Caddick (Eng) v New Zealand Auckland 30 Mar 2002 3 Jun 1993 8y 300d 53 Test # 1597
JN Gillespie (Aus) v Sri Lanka Darwin 1 Jul 2004 29 Nov 1996 7y 215d 53 Test # 1705
SJ Harmison (Eng/ICC) v West Indies Manchester 7 Jun 2007 8 Aug 2002 4y 303d 53 Test # 1835
J Srinath (India) v South Africa Bloemfontein 3 Nov 2001 29 Nov 1991 9y 339d 54 Test # 1564
M Ntini (SA) v Zimbabwe Cape Town 4 Mar 2005 19 Mar 1998 6y 350d 55 Test # 1737
JM Anderson (Eng) v Australia Perth 16 Dec 2010 22 May 2003 7y 208d 55 Test # 1984
JB Statham (Eng) v Australia Lord's 22 Jun 1961 17 Mar 1951 10y 97d 57 Test # 508
DL Underwood (Eng) v Australia Leeds 14 Aug 1975 30 Jun 1966 9y 45d 57 Test # 762
RGD Willis (Eng) v Australia Nottingham 18 Jun 1981 9 Jan 1971 10y 160d 58 Test # 903
CA Walsh (WI) v Pakistan Bridgetown 23 Apr 1993 9 Nov 1984 8y 165d 58 Test # 1221
HH Streak (Zim) v Bangladesh Harare 19 Feb 2004 1 Dec 1993 10y 80d 58 Test # 1683
CL Cairns (NZ) v South Africa Auckland 18 Mar 2004 24 Nov 1989 14y 115d 58 Test # 1689
M Morkel (SA) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 24 Jul 2014 26 Dec 2006 7y 210d 58 Test # 2131
SCJ Broad (Eng) v Australia Manchester 1 Aug 2013 9 Dec 2007 5y 235d 60 Test # 2092

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 60 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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