Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?

Most Test wickets – IND vs ENG LIVE: Stuart Broad became only the 3rd fast bowler to reach 550 wickets on Day…

Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?
Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?

Most Test wickets – IND vs ENG LIVE: Stuart Broad became only the 3rd fast bowler to reach 550 wickets on Day 2 of the IND vs ENG 5th Test. However, Broad’s record came at a huge price as he later, after Indian captain Jasprit Bumrah took him on in the final overs of the Indian innings. Follow India vs England live updates on Insidesport.IN

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Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?

Veteran Stuart Broad jumped up to 6th in the list for most Test wickets after the Englishman struck in the 1st session on Day 2. After toiling hard on Day 1, the 36-year-old finally struck on Saturday, dismissing Mohammed Shami for his 550th scalp in Test cricket.

Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?
Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?

Among pacers, only teammate James Anderson and Glenn McGrath have more Test wickets. Broad is on track to break the Australian legend’s tally, being only 13 wickets shy of his record.

Most Test wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
Muttiah Muralitharan (ICC/SL) 1992-2010 133 230 44039 18180 800 9/51 16/220 22.72 2.47 55 67 22
Shane Warne (AUS) 1992-2007 145 273 40705 17995 708 8/71 12/128 25.41 2.65 57.4 37 10
James Anderson (ENG) 2003-2022 172* 319 36963 17279 656 7/42 11/71 26.33 2.8 56.3 32 3
Anil Kumble (INDIA) 1990-2008 132 236 40850 18355 619 10/74 14/149 29.65 2.69 65.9 35 8
Glenn McGrath (AUS) 1993-2007 124 243 29248 12186 563 44797 44861 21.64 2.49 51.9 29 3
Stuart Broad (ENG) 2007-2022 156* 287 31475 15444 550 44788 11/121 28.08 2.94 57.2 19 3
Courtney Walsh (WI) 1984-2001 132 242 30019 12688 519 7/37 13/55 24.44 2.53 57.8 22 3
Ravichandran Ashwin (INDIA) 2011-2022 86 162 23089 10666 442 7/59 13/140 24.13 2.77 52.2 30 7
Dale Steyn (SA) 2004-2019 93 171 18608 10077 439 7/51 11/60 22.95 3.24 42.3 26 5
Nathan Lyon (AUS) 2011-2022 109 206 28199 13853 436 8/50 13/154 31.77 2.94 64.6 20 3

 

The record came at a huge price as Broad latter bowled the most expensive over in test cricket. Indian captain Jasprit Bumrah took the attack to the English veteran, slamming 3 sixes and as many boundaries, while Broad also gifted 5 wides.

The previous record was for 28 runs, with Keshav Maharaj, Brian Lara, George Bailey all having reached that mark. Incidentally, Broad now has the most expensive overs in Test and T20Is, having conceded 36 to Yuvraj Singh back in 2007.

Most Test Wickets: Stuart Broad completes 550 Test Wickets but pays HUGE COST in IND vs ENG 5th Test at Edgbaston: Check WHY?

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