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Player Opposition Ground Match Date Debut Time Mat Scorecard
M Muralitharan (SL) v Zimbabwe Galle 12 Jan 2002 28 Aug 1992 9y 137d 72 Test # 1585
RJ Hadlee (NZ) v India Christchurch 2 Feb 1990 2 Feb 1973 17y 0d 80 Test # 1136
A Kumble (India) v Australia Bangalore 6 Oct 2004 9 Aug 1990 14y 58d 85 Test # 1713
GD McGrath (Aus) v Pakistan Sharjah 19 Oct 2002 12 Nov 1993 8y 341d 87 Test # 1620
SK Warne (Aus) v England The Oval 23 Aug 2001 2 Jan 1992 9y 233d 92 Test # 1558
Wasim Akram (Pak) v Sri Lanka Colombo (SSC) 14 Jun 2000 25 Jan 1985 15y 141d 96 Test # 1499
Harbhajan Singh (India) v West Indies Roseau 6 Jul 2011 25 Mar 1998 13y 103d 96 Test # 1999
CEL Ambrose (WI) v England Leeds 17 Aug 2000 2 Apr 1988 12y 137d 97 Test # 1508
SM Pollock (SA) v India Johannesburg 15 Dec 2006 16 Nov 1995 11y 29d 103 Test # 1823
CA Walsh (WI) v Australia Port of Spain 5 Mar 1999 9 Nov 1984 14y 116d 107 Test # 1448
N Kapil Dev (India) v Australia Perth 1 Feb 1992 16 Oct 1978 13y 108d 115 Test # 1186

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 120 matches shown

Records include the following recent matches:
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Colombo (SSC), 2nd Test, Jul 24-28, 2014 [Test # 2131]
England v India at Lord's, 2nd Test, Jul 17-21, 2014 [Test # 2130]
Sri Lanka v South Africa at Galle, 1st Test, Jul 16-20, 2014 [Test # 2129]

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