Yasir Shah becomes joint fastest to reach 150 Test wickets

Yasir Shah

Yasir Shah became the joint fastest to take 150 Test wickets with Waqar Younis when he removed Sri Lanka’s Lahiru Thirimanne on the first day of the first Test in Abu Dhabi.

Yasir Shah reached the milestone in just 27 Tests, he shared the record with with the legendary fast bowler Waqar Younis.

England’s Sydney Barnes is fastest to reach 150 wickets, in just 24 Tests.

The Pakistani leg-spinner also holds the feat of being the second fastest to reach 100 Test wickets, which he achieved in 17 matches.