Ravindra Jadeja second-fastest Indian to 150 Test wickets

The left-arm spinner reached the landmark on Day Three of the second Test against Sri Lanka in Colombo.

Ravindra Jadeja is the fastest Indian left-arm spinner to 150 Test wickets.   -  AP

Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja on Saturday became the second-fastest Indian to take 150 Test wickets, behind team-mate R. Ashwin, when he bowled Dhananjaya de Silva during the second Test against Sri Lanka.

Ashwin had reached the milestone in 29 Tests while Jadeja has managed to get there in 32 games. Former spin greats Erapalli Prasanna and Anil Kumble had taken 150 wickets in 34 Tests while Harbhajan Singh had 150 wickets in 35 Tests.

Jadeja is also the quickest Indian left-arm spinner to get there, ahead of Vinoo Mankad (40 Tests), Bishan Bedi (41 Tests) and Ravi Shastri (78 Tests).