When he crossed the landmark, he had 223 wickets (74%) in home Tests at an average and strike rate of 19.57 and 43.5. India vs Australia: Glenn McGrath called on the Australia batsmen to draw from the batting of Ajinkya Rahane, Shubman Gill and Ravindra Jadeja ahead of the third Test. Glenn Donald McGrath AM (/ m ə ˈ ɡ r ɑː /; born 9 February 1970) is an Australian former international cricketer who played international cricket for 14 years. Birthday Special: WATCH – When James Anderson surpassed Glenn McGrath to become highest wicket-taker among the pacers . Broad will be joining the likes of Glenn McGrath, Anderson and Courtney Walsh in the elite list if he manages to achieve the feat on Monday (Day 4) of the third Test. McGrath took 157 wickets in Ashes Tests - the second most of all time behind Shane Warne 4 / 10 Australia - featuring McGrath - whitewashes England in 2007, then again in 2013 down under James Anderson went past Glenn McGrath's tally of 563 wickets at the Oval to become the most successful pace bowler in Test history . Jasprit Bumrah ( Image source Google images ) ( Image source Cricbuzz ) His record is wonderful till now in all the three formats . Watch: Glenn McGrath's outstanding photographic memory during broadcast show - Given a challenge by Harsha Bhogle during the post-match show Glenn McGrath could recall each of his 563 wickets and the manner in which he got them IND vs AUS 3rd Test: Ajinkya Rahane, Shubman Gill, Ravindra Jadeja Showed What Should be Done - Glenn McGrath Tells Australian Batsmen IND vs AUS 3rd Test… With just seven wickets for the series across 156 overs, Lyon's strike-rate of 133.7 is his worst in a home Test series. “But Jimmy is on his way to 600 Test wickets, which is absolutely incredible. Like Ambrose was for the West Indies, so too McGrath was the greatest Australian of his time. Glenn McGrath has backed Anderson to break his record of 563 for most Test wickets taken by a seamer 3 / 4 Anderson, 34, is England's leading Test wicket-taker with 451 victims to his name The comparison makes sense. James Anderson, Glenn McGrath and Courtney Walsh only pacers with 500 Test wickets Stuart Broad is a wicket away from joining an elite club of fast bowlers who have taken 500 wickets in Test cricket. McGrath … They gave nothing away. Results are only viewable after voting. A day after refusing to confirm his retirement, Glenn McGrath has decided to walk away after the World Cup. 2932 players have taken field in Test cricket, out of which 2165 players rolled their arms over (or under) once. 564 wickets. Let the enormity of that sink in. He was a fast-medium pace bowler and is considered one of the greatest Australian international bowlers of all time, and a leading contributor to Australia's domination of world cricket from the mid-1990s to the late-2000s. Only 3 bowlers have done it before him and one of them is his partner and England great James Anderson. Top 5 / Top 10. He is just three wickets away from completing 100 wickets under Root in Tests. ANALYST Modified 30 Jul 2017, 23:16 IST . Anderson is part of the England XI which is currently taking on Sri Lanka in the second Test of the ongoing series in Galle. Sri Lanka legend Muttiah Muralitharan remains on top of the list with a record 800 wickets in Tests. At this time, his economy rate was just 1.40 and it included 13 maidens. Glenn McGrath, throughout his career, has been compared to West Indies great, Curtly Ambrose. Of these, 101 have better home averages than away, and 42 have better away averages. "No one is ever going to catch Sachin in Test cricket for the amount of runs he's scored (15,921) and the matches he's played (200). Jasprit Bumrah is a wonderful it's too early to compare but let's do it . Anderson is needed 25 more wickets to become the first fast bowler to take 600 wickets in Tests, surpassing former pacer McGrath’s record of 563 against India last September. England great James Anderson recorded his 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket on Saturday to surpass the legendary Glenn McGrath's tally. He is just 11 victims away to reach 600 Test wickets landmark. A look at a few current bowlers will give us an insight into how there are wide variations in home and away performances. Home » Players » James Anderson. Glenn McGrath has paid tribute to James Anderson after the England legend broke his record for the most wickets taken by a seam bowler. He took 6 wickets for 40 runs in 29 overs against Sri Lanka in the first innings. “I do not have any issues with the bowling attack; you do not lose form overnight. James Anderson (Image Source: Twitter) James Anderson is the leading wicket-taker (589) for England in Test cricket. "He's set the bar a bit like Sachin has," McGrath, who previously held the record for most wickets by a pace bowler with 563, told the BBC. It is clear that as far as bowling goes, home is where the heart is. Anderson ran through the Sri Lankan batting line-up to complete his five-wicket haul on Day 2 of the second Test. Jimmy's done the same for fast bowling. West Indies lost by 9 wickets at Kensington Oval; McGrath played in the Test and finished without a wicket, though he went for a mere 64 off his 36 overs thanks to his relentless accuracy. McGrath pointed at toss in the first Test in which No 1 India lost by 10 wickets. Jimmy’s got the record now and it won’t be beaten,” shared Glenn McGrath. Out of McGrath’s 563 Test wickets, 289 came at home, 260 away and 14 at neutral venues. SHARE. In my opinion, Richard Hadlee's three-Test master class of 33 wickets at an average of 12.15 and WQAI of 18.73 ranks as the best series bowling performance of all time, home and away. He took six wickets in the second match of the two-match Test series against Sri Lanka in Gaul during the Corona era and overtook the great pacers Richard Hadley and Glenn McGrath on special occasion. He was one of those rare fast bowlers who struck a balance in his numbers between home and away. Glenn McGrath Multiple votes are allowed. Galle: James Anderson picked his 30th five-wicket haul in Test cricket as he moved to sole sixth position among cricketers with most five-wicket hauls. Both quicks were pencil thin and mean as snakes. If I set a notional cutoff of a minimum of 50 Test wickets at home and 50 away, 143 bowlers qualify. Chaitanya Halgekar FOLLOW. Player Comparisons: Shaun Pollock vs Glenn McGrath. Posted On / July 30, 2020 / by Akshat Gaur. England bowler Jimmy Anderson has drawn level with Australian Glenn McGrath as the fourth highest wicket taker in Test history after taking his 563rd wicket on Monday at the Oval. Most wickets at home in Tests: Anderson has taken most of his wickets under Cook's captaincy (191) while he is currently enjoying playing under Root as his bowling average and strike rate is the best under him compared to any other English captain. 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