England vs Australia, Moeen Ali 200th Test Wicket: The third match of the Ashes series 2023 between England and Australia is being played at Headingley ground. In the game of the second day of this Test, he also achieved a new milestone by completing 200 wickets in his Test career. Now Moeen has also become the 16th bowler to do so for England. During the second innings of the Kangaroo team in the Headingley Test match, Moin managed to cross this important milestone by getting the wicket of Steve Smith.
In the Headingley Test match, Moin Ali took the wicket of Marnus Labuschagne apart from Smith in the second day’s game. On the second day, host England was reduced to 237 runs in their first innings. After this, by the end of the day’s play, Australia’s team scored 116 runs in their second innings at the loss of 4 wickets and their total lead had reached 142 runs.
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Third spin bowler to complete 200 Test wickets for England
Moeen Ali has now also become the third spin bowler for England to complete 200 wickets in Test cricket. Before him, only Derek Underwood and Graeme Swann have been able to do so. So far, only 3 spin bowlers are included in the 16 bowlers who have taken more than 200 Test wickets for England.
The record for taking the most wickets as a spin bowler for England in Test cricket is not held by Derek Underwood who has taken 297 wickets. At the same time, Graeme Swann who has 255 and after this comes the number of Moin Ali. In the Test format, Moin’s name has now been recorded for scoring more than 2000 runs with 200 Test wickets.
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