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Rangana Herath become First Left Arm Spinner to take 400 Wicket in Test

With 21 runs win in the Abu Dhabi Test against Pakistan, Sri Lankan star spinner Rangana Herath achieved a big feat. He took 11 wickets in this match In the first innings 5/93 and in the second innings 6/43 wickets came their part. Along with that 39-year-old Herath became the first left arm spinner to complete 400 wickets in Test cricket.

Pakistan got only 136 runs in the fourth innings to win the first test of the series in two Tests. But the spin duo of Herath and Dilruwan Perera (3 wickets) put Pakistan on the final day of the match on Monday for 114 runs in 47.4 overs.
Herath: highest wicket-taker left-arm spinner in Test cricket

400 wickets, Rangana Herath (Sri Lanka)

362 wickets, Daniel Vettori (New Zealand)

297 wickets, Derek Underwood (England)

266 wickets, Bishan Singh Bedi (India)

188 wickets, Shakib Al Hasan (Bangladesh)

Herath: highest wicket taker after 35 years of age

200 wickets, Rangana Herath

192 wickets, Clary Grimmt (Australia)

181 wickets, Shane Warne (Australia)

180 wickets, Curtain Walsh (West Indies)

Herath: Most wicket-takers against Pakistan

101 - Rangana Herath (20 Tests)

99 - Kapil Dev (29 Tests)

90 - Shane Warne (15 Tests)

Highest wicket taker after 84 Tests

478 wickets, Muttiah Muralitharan

419 wickets, Richard Hadlee

416 wickets, Dale Steyn

400 wickets, Rangana Herath

397 wickets Anil Kumble