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Stuart Broad 500 Test Wicket – England’s Stuart Broad Joins cricket’s Elite club with his 500th Test Wicket.

Stuart Broad
Stuart Broad

During Day 5 in the 3rd Test match between West-Indies & England, England’s fast bowler, Stuart Broad joins the cricket’s Elite club with his 500th Test Wicket by dismissing Kraig Brathwaite for 19. He is the only 7th bowler in the world and only a second bowler from England after James Anderson to achieve this milestone.

Stuart Broad
Stuart Broad

Stuart Broad 500 Test Wicket – England’s Stuart Broad Joins cricket’s Elite club with his 500th Test Wicket.

The Newest Member of the Cricket’s Elite Club is Stuart Broad. He Joined this Elite Club of legend after taking his 500th Test Wicket by dismissing Craig Brathwaite in the 3rd Test Match which is happening between England vs West-Indies in England.

English fast-Bowler Stuart Broad becomes only 7th bowler in the world & only 2nd bowler from England to achieve this milestone. He is the second-youngest player to reach this achievement to take 500 wickets in Test Matches.

It is not an easy task to take 500 wickets in Test Cricket but if you have the ability then it is not impossible to reach this achievement. The Ability & Skill of Stuart Broad makes him reach this milestone. He is the only player after James Anderson to achieve this milestone for England.

Stuart Broad joins the Cricket’s Elite club of the bowler who has taken 500 or more wickets in the Test Cricket. He joins the cricket’s Elite Club with the legends like M Murlidharan, SK Warne, Anil Kumble, CA Walse, GD MacGrath & James Anderson. He took the second-lowest innings(263 innings) to achieve this milestone after M Murlidharan(147).

He is the 4th seam bowler after CA Walse, GD MacGrath, & his teammate James Anderson to do this. He is one of those bowlers who have the ability to demolish any batsmen in the world. He took 28430 deliveries to take 500 wickets which is 3rd lowest delivery after GD MacGrath(25528) & Teammate James Anderson(28150).

This is the first time that two bowlers(James Anderson & Stuart Broad) who have taken 500 Test wickets are playing for the same team. James Anderson & Stuart Broad Both have reached this landmark by dismissing the same batsmen Kraig Brathwaite.

500 Test Wicket Takers
500 Test Wicket Takers

Players with the 500 wickets in Test Matches

  1. M Murlidharan (Srilanka)
  2. SA Warne (Australia).
  3. Anil Kumble (India).
  4. CA Walse (West-Indies).
  5. GD MacGrath (Australia).
  6. James Anderson (England).
  7. Stuart Broad (England).

No. of Innings or Matches They TookTo Take 500 Test wickets

  1. M Muralitharan (147 Innings & 87 Matches).
  2. SA Warne (108 Matches).
  3. Anil Kumble (105 Matches).
  4. CA Walse (129 Matches).
  5. GD MacGrath (110 Matches).
  6. James Anderson (129 Matches).
  7. Stuart Broad (263 Innings & 140 matches).

Deliveries They have Delivered to Take 500 Test Wickets

  1. M Muralitharan (29511).
  2. SA Warne (30200).
  3. Anil Kumble (32959).
  4. CA Walse (28833).
  5. GD MacGrath (25528).
  6. James Anderson (28150).
  7. Stuart Broad (28430).

Spinners with 500 wickets in Test Matches

  1. M Murlidharan (Srilanka)
  2. SA Warne (Australia).
  3. Anil Kumble (India).

Seam-Bowlers with 500 wickets in Test Matches

  1. CA Walse (West-Indies).
  2. GD MacGrath (Australia).
  3. James Anderson (England).
  4. Stuart Broad (England).