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South African Vernon Philander sets new ‘Wicket-taker’ bowler record in Test cricket

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JOHANNESBURG: South African fast bowler Vernon Philander has broken quickest 100 Test wickets record of his teammate and fast-bowler Dale Steyn against India in Johannesburg.

Philander had manage to achieve this milestone after taking the wicket of Indian aggressive batsman Shikhar Dhawan to push him towards the Pavilion.

Philander crossed this milestone only in 19 test matches as compare to Steyn, who had made this achievement in 20th test matches.

However, English fast bowler George Lohmann has got 100 wickets in his 16th test match only also made in Johannesburg, to set the world record