Every 500th wicket of nine cricketers

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There are only 9 bowlers in the history of test cricket who took more than 500 wickets in the format. Ravichandran Ashwin is the latest to join the elite list. In this article, we will tell you every 500th wicket of the nine cricketers. We will tell you the names of those players who were 500th wicket of the respective bowler.

  1. Courtney Walsh – former West Indies fast bowler, Courtney Walsh was a legendary fast bowler of his time. Former South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis was his 500th wicket in tests.
  2. Shane Warne – former Australian legendary leg spinner, the late Shane Warne took more than 500 wickets in his test career. Sri Lanka’s Harshan Thilakarathne.
  3. Muttiah Muralitharan – Sri Lankan legend and a very successful spinner of his time, Muttiah Muralitharan’s 500th wicket was Michael Kasprowicz.
  4. Glenn McGrath – former Australian right-arm fast bowler, Glenn McGrath took many wickets in his test career. his 500th test wicket was Marcus Trescothick.
  5. Anil Kumble – Indian veteran spinner and former head coach of the Indian team, Anil Kumble’s 500th test wicket was England’s Steve Harmison.
  6. James Anderson – present West Indies test captain Kraig Brathwaite was the 500th wicket of the legendary right-arm fast bowler, James Anderson.
  7. Stuart Broad – former English fast bowler, Stuart Broad took his 500th test wicket as a wicket of West Indies captain Kraig Brathwaite.
  8. Nathan Lyon – Australian off-spinner, Nathan Lyon is one of the best spinners in the world. His 500th test wicket was Pakistan’s all-rounder Faheem Ashraf.
  9. Ravichandran Ashwin – latest to join the elite list, Indian off-spinner, Ravichandran Ashwin took the wicket of England’s opener Zak Crawley as his 500th test wicket.
Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.