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Big feat of Pat Cummins, achieved this special achievement in test cricket – India TV Hindi

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The first match of the 2-match Test series being played between New Zealand and Australia is being played on the ground of Wellington, at the end of the second day of play, the Kangaroo team seems to be in a strong position. At the same time, Australian captain Pat Cummins has made a big achievement in his name by taking one wicket in the first innings of the Kiwi team, in which he is the second captain for Australia to take 100 wickets in Test cricket and the first to do so in world cricket. Have become a player.

Did this feat in just 27 matches

Pat Cummins took over the captaincy of the Australian Test team during the ongoing Ashes Test series against England at home in 2021, after which he has so far led the team in 27 Test matches, in which he has taken 100 wickets in his name. During this period, Cummins has also achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets in an innings 7 times, in which his best performance was 6 wickets for 23 runs. Before Cummins, the feat of taking 100 wickets as a captain in Test cricket for Australia was done by Richie Benaud, who captained the Kangaroo team in 28 matches and took 138 wickets at an average of 25.79. During this period, Beno had also achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets in 9 innings. The record of taking most wickets as a captain in Test cricket is in the name of Imran Khan who has taken 187 wickets. Apart from this, Kapil Dev also has 111 Test wickets in his name as captain.

Nathan Lyon leaves Courtney Walsh behind

While Pat Cummins achieved a special feat by taking one wicket with the ball on the second day of the Wellington Test, spinner Nathan Lyon also overtook Courtney Walsh in terms of taking the most wickets in Test cricket. Lyon took 4 wickets in the first innings of the Kiwi team, after which he now has a total of 521 wickets in Test cricket, while Courtney Walsh had taken a total of 519 wickets during his Test career. Lyon is currently at number 7 in the list of highest test wicket takers.

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