Melbourne [Australia], 27 December (ANI): Pacer Mitchell Starc was the fifth fastest Australian bowler on Sunday, taking 250 wickets in the longest format of the game Starc achieved the feat on the current second day of the Boxing Day Test against India here at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)Starc finished in his 59th Match Pant’s no-so-test match-knocking to be 250 Win wicket in the longest format of the game Interestingly, Australian skipper Tim Paine took the catch and became the fastest wicket keeper to record 150 layoffs in Test cricket Dennis Lillee, 48, is the fastest Australian to bag 250 wickets while Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, 45, is the fastest bowler to accomplish the feat, while the off-spinner dwarfed the Lille record in 2017, while Shane Warne and Glenn McGrath performed similarly in 55 games, while former Australian bowler Mitchell Johnson needed 57 games In the ongoing Test against Australia, substitute skipper Ajinkya Rahane held the fort at half a century, but Mitchell Starc sacked Rishabh Pant and tipped the second session slightly in favor of the hosts Rahane and Ravindra Jadeja played good bowling after tea and exceeded the first innings in Australia on first day Paine won the throw and hit first at the MCG, the hosts would have thought of getting a decent score on the board Under the guidance of Jasprit Bumrah (4/56) the Indians did a quick job of the Australian batting, when they finished their first essay on 195 (ANI)

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