Harbhajan’s record broken by Kuldeep Yadav, fastest Indian spinner to reach 100 ODI wickets

By winning the second ODI at Rajkot with difference of 34 runs India get back as strong as before. Now the score line is 1-1 and the series decider will take place on January 19 in Bengaluru.

Kuldeep Yadav played 58ODIs became the fastest Indian spinner reached 100 ODIs wickets. Previously Harbhajan Singh played 76 ODIs and achieved record fastest Indian spinner to reach 100 ODIs wickets in 2003 and that was now broken by Harbhajan in 2020.

On the whole Kuldeep is the third fastest Bowler to achieve this record and behind him Jasprit Bumrah with 57 ODIS and Mohammad Shami with 56 ODIs.  Rashid Khan from Afghanistan is the first fastest bowler to reach 100 ODI Wickets playing 44ODIs and Mitchell Starc on second place with 52 games to reach 100 ODI Wickets.

Brilliant batting by Shikhar Dhawan, Virat Kohli and KL Rahul helped India commanding score of 340 on board and in turn Australia reached 304 and were bowled out. Kuldeep Yadav picked the wickets. Alex Carey and Steve Smith were in the form and game was still balanced. But both of them were remove by Yadav in a quick succession (2/65) which changed the game totally towards India side.