Bowlers Who Gained Fastest 400 Wickets In Test Cricket History Ever

Test cricket is a kind of game that needs a tremendous amount of patience. The highest level of cricket is test cricket. There is no number of overs for any team. As the game proceeds to the day 4th and 5th, the pitch becomes very comfortable for the spin players, and they enjoy the game even more performing their spinning expertise. 



Michael Roundell says, ‘A test match is called a test match because it tests every single player in both of the teams since it is played over four days.’ 



Some of the world’s best players are as follows who made the Fastest 400 Wickets in Test matches:

1. Muttiah Muralitharan

When it comes to the world of test matches, cricket fans can never forget Muttiah Muralitharan from Sri Lanka. He is the top right-arm off-spin bowler who made the Fastest 400 Wickets in Test matches. 


Murali always showed a variety of off-spin bowling during his career. Muralitharan is also known as the Fastest Bowler in the world of test cricket. He is the coach of the Sri Lankan cricket team. From 1992 until 2010, he took 800 wickets in test matches. 

If it is about consistency, Richard Hadlee is the best example. He is the world’s first all-rounder from New Zealand, who made the Fastest 400 Wickets in Test matches. Hadlee is an inspiration for many batsmen because he picked up 431 wickets at an average of 22.29 and 2.63 in 83 cricket matches. 


He was also the chairman of the New Zealand board of selectors. He is the world’s first bowler in cricket history who took the Fastest 400 Wickets in Test matches. 

His team- members, named him ‘Jumbo”. He is the first right-arm leg-spin bowler from India who took 600 wickets in 2008. He won his first series against Pakistan in 2007 as the captain of the Indian cricket team. 


With his skills and techniques, he managed the best bounce off the surface and confused many batsmen. He even named himself in the record books of cricket to pick ten wickets in the test inning. Anil Kumble is also providing his services as a coach for the India team and as a commentator. 

4. Wasim Akram

He is a bowler from Pakistan and famous as a fast bowler and a Yorker specialist. He stepped into the hall of fame in 2009 because of his outstanding performance in cricket. He is the first bowler to reach 500 ODI wickets. 


He is one of the best left-arm bowlers in Pakistan. He played 114 test matches, took 414 wickets at an average of 22.62 and 22.64, scoring 2,898 runs. He was also the captain of the Pakistan international cricket team. 



Test cricket is one of the most famous and most liked sports played in many countries. It tempts the patience of the players as well as the viewers since it is very unpredictable. Anything can happen at any minute. It is one of the arts of test matches. Many players have made world records in the world of test cricket, and many are still on the go of breaking those records. 


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