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28 Dec 2018

#IndiaInAustralia: Records scripted by enigmatic Jasprit Bumrah

Jasprit Bumrah has gone on to become India's best bowler across formats.

The youngster, who made his Test debut against South Africa earlier this year, has seen his performances rise rapidly.

The right-arm fast bowler picked six wickets against Australia in the first innings of the third Test match.

With this performance, JB went on to notch several records.

Here is the complete list.

Performance

Bumrah steps up the show with 6/33

Bumrah steps up the show with 6/33

Bumrah, who picked 6/33, is now the second most successful Indian pacer on Australian soil in a Test innings.

Legend Kapil Dev (8/106) has the best record by an Indian bowler.

Prior to Bumrah's heroics, pacer Mohammed Shami had picked 6/56 in the second test in Perth.

JB also has the best bowling figures by an Indian bowler at the MCG.

Record

Bumrah has 45 overseas Test wickets in 2018

With this splendid effort, Bumrah became the first Asian bowler to take a five-for in only South Africa, England and Australia in the same calendar year in Test cricket.

JB is now the most successful overseas Test wicket-taker among Asian pacers in a calendar year.

He has 45 wickets in 2018.

Bumrah went past Shami (43) and Imran Khan (42).

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JB is now the joint-fourth highest Tests wicket-taker in 2018

JB is now the joint-fourth highest Tests wicket-taker in 2018

Bumrah is now the joint-fourth highest wicket-taker in Test cricket this year.

Both JB and Shami have 45 wickets each in 2018.

South Africa's Kagiso Rabada (52) leads the chart.

JB also a whopping 75 wickets in a calendar year across formats.

He is the second most successful Indian bowler.

He is one wicket behind Indian wrist spinner Kuldeep Yadav (76).

Pacers

Indian pacers to break another record next

The trio of Indian pacers JB, Shami and Ishant Sharma have picked 129 wickets in 2018.

West Indies fast bowling trio of Joel Garner, Michael Holding and Malcolm Marshall hold the record for the most wickets in a calendar year (130).

They achieved the feat in 1984.

South African pace trio of Morne Morkel, Makhaya Ntini and Dale Steyn picked 123 wickets in 2008.

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How many wickets did Jasprit Bumrah pick against Australia at the MCG?

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Jasprit Bumrah picked 6/33 against Australia in the ongoing third Test at the MCG.

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Bumrah now has the second best bowling figures by an Indian in Australia. Kapil Dev (8/106) has the best record.

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Bumrah became the first Asian bowler to take a five-for in South Africa, England and Australia in a same calendar year in Tests.

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Bumrah has 45 overseas wickets in 2018. He is two ahead of Mohammed Shami.

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