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Indian Off Spinner Harbhajan Singh Became 9th Highest Wicket Taker

Indian Off Spinner Harbhajan Singh Became 9th Highest Wicket Taker

Indian off spinner Harbhajan Singh became the 9th highest wicket taker in test cricket by taking 416 wickets in 102 matches on 14 July,2015.
While doing so he crosses Wasim Akram who had a record of 414 wickets in 104 matches.Also Harbhajan has achieved the wickets faster then Akram.
Harbhajan achieved the tittle while dismissing Irmul Keyes for 72 to manage 415 test wickets.Now Harbhajan is just 18 wickets behind Kapil Dev’s record who had taken 434 wickets and is second highest wicket taker from India after Anil Kumble who had set a record of 619 wickets.

List of top 10 wicket-takers in Test matches
1. Muttiah Muralitharan: 800 wickets in 133 matches
2. Shane Warne: 708 wickets in 145 matches
3. Anil Kumble: 619 wickets 132 in matches
4. Glenn McGrath: 563 wickets in 124 matches
5. Courtney Walsh: 519 wickets in 132 matches
6. Kapil Dev: 434 wickets in 131 matches
7. Sir Richard Hadlee: 431 wickets in 86 matches
8. Shaun Pollock: 421 wickets in 108 matches
9. Harbhajan Singh: 416 wickets in 102 matches
10. Wasim Akram: 414 wickets in 104 matches.