The England cricket team is currently on a tour of New Zealand. In this tour, a 2-match Test series will be played between New Zealand and England. The first Test match of this series is over and England has won by a huge margin of 267 runs. After that, the second Test between the two teams has started from Friday (February 24) in Wellington. New Zealand captain and fast bowler Tim Saudi has created history in this match. He has become the highest wicket taker for New Zealand.
The host team won the toss in New Zealand vs England. Also, decided to bowl. This time England came to bat and scored 315 runs losing 3 wickets in 65 overs till the end of the first day’s play. One of these 3 wickets was taken by New Zealand captain Tim Southee. He took this wicket while bowling England opener Ben Duckett in the 7th over by being caught by Mitchell Bracewell on the fourth ball.
Team Saudi’s record
As soon as this wicket was taken, a tremendous record was recorded in the name of Saudi. Saudi became the bowler who crossed the 700-wicket mark in international cricket. He became the tenth fastest bowler in the world to do so. England’s James Anderson is the top wicket-taker in international cricket. He has taken 969 wickets so far. Interestingly, he is still playing cricket. After this, Glenn McGrath is second in the list and has taken 949 wickets in international cricket. After that, Wasim Akram has taken 916 wickets, Shaun Pollock 829, Stuart Brown 814, Waqar Younis 789, Chaminda Wass 761, Courtney Walsh 746 and Brett Lee 718 wickets.
#StatChat | Tim Southee joins Daniel Vettori (705) as the only New Zealanders to take 700 international wickets. Southee has represented the BLACKCAPS in 353 matches across the three formats 🏏 #NZvENG pic.twitter.com/sF3joTF1UN
— BLACKCAPS (@BLACKCAPS) February 23, 2023
Fast bowlers with most wickets in international cricket
969 – James Anderson
949 – Glenn McGrath
916 – Wasim Akram
829 – Sean Pollock
814 – Stuart Broad
789 – Waqar Younis
761 – Chaminda Vas
746 – Courtney Walsh
718 – Brett Lee
700 – Team Saudi*
Such a record of Saudi
Became the highest wicket taker for the New Zealand team in Team Saudi international cricket. Daniel Vettori is the second highest wicket taker for New Zealand. He has taken 696 wickets. He is followed by Richard Headley who has taken 589 wickets. Additionally, Trent Boult is at the fourth position with 578 wickets. Also, Chris Cairns is at the fifth position with 419 wickets. (Tim Southee has Most International Wickets for New Zealand)
First New Zealand bowler to take most wickets in international cricket
700 – Team Saudi*
696 – Daniel Vettori
589 – Richard Headley
578 – Trent Boult
419 – Chris Cairns
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