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Stuart Broad Equals Glenn McGrath’s Record; Joins An Elite List Of Bowlers


England pacer Stuart Broad equalled Australian nice Glenn McGrath to grow to be the joint second-highest wicket-taking pacer within the historical past of Check cricket on Saturday. Broad completed this unimaginable feat throughout his facet’s third and last Check towards South Africa at The Oval in Kennington.

The proper-arm pacer ended with figures of 4/41 in 12.2 overs with an economic system price of three.32. Broad is now the sixth most-successful bowler in Check cricket historical past, having taken 563 wickets in 159 Checks at a mean of 27.84 and an economic system price of two.94. His greatest bowling figures in an innings are 8/15.

Stuart Broad joins the elite checklist alongside a number of the biggest bowlers in cricket historical past

Aussie legend McGrath, alternatively, has taken 563 wickets in 124 Checks. These wickets have come at a mean of 21.64 and an economic system price of two.49. His greatest bowling figures are 8/24.

In the meantime, amongst pacers, it’s England’s James Anderson who tops the checklist within the longer format of the sport. He has taken 665 wickets in 175 Checks at a mean of 26.24 and an economic system price of two.79. His greatest bowling figures are 7/42.

Glenn McGrath
Glenn McGrath. (Photograph: Getty Photographs)

Probably the most profitable bowlers in red-ball cricket are – Sri Lankan spin nice Muttiah Muralitharan (800), late Aussie spin wizard Shane Warne (708), Anderson (665), Indian spin legend Anil Kumble (619) and McGrath (563).

England dominate proceedings within the decisive third Check

Coming to the match and put to bat first by England, the Proteas have been bowled out by the Three Lions for less than 118 in 36.2 overs. Solely Khaya Zondo (23) and Marco Jansen (30) may rating some respectable knocks for the guests.
The English tempo assault demolished South African batting, with Ollie Robinson taking 5/49 whereas Broad took 4/41. Anderson received one wicket.

England vs South Africa 2nd Test
Photograph Credit score: (Getty Photographs)

Within the match, Broad claimed the scalps of Ryan Rickelton (11), Khaya Zondo (23), Keshav Maharaj (18) and Anrich Nortje (7). England’s innings is at the moment in progress.

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