Taijul Islam becomes fastest to claim 100 Test wickets
Spinner Taijul Islam has become the fastest among Bangladeshi bowlers to grab 100 wickets in Test cricket. In the first day of the one-off Test match against Afghanistan starting from Thursday at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chittagong, Taijul achieved the milestone when he made the first breakthrough for the team.
With 99 wickets in bag, Taijul stepped into his 25th Test match in Chittagong today, he uprooted the stumps of Afghan opener Insanullah Janat in the second delivery of the 13th over of the day.
Former spinner Mohammad Rafique was the first Bangladeshi bowler to take hundred wickets in Test cricket which he did playing 33 matches.
Prior to this match, Taijul Islam claimed seven fifers bowling in 43 innings.
Fastest 100 wickets in Test cricket for Bangladesh:
Taijul Islam – 25 match
Shakib Al Hasan – 28 match
Mohammad Rafique – 33 match
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