Pakistani leg-spinner Yasir Shah has officially become the fastest bowler to take 200 wickets in the history of Test cricket on Thursday after breaking Australian legend’s 82-years-old record. The 32-years-old leg-spinner achieved this incredible milestone in his 33rd Test while playing 3rd Test match of series against New Zealand at Sheikh Zayed International Stadium Abu Dhabi. https://twitter.com/TheRealPCB/status/1070565496179884032 Previously, the record was set by the Australian leg-spinner Clarrie Grimmett after he took 200 wickets in 36 Tests match in 1936. Not only this, Shah is also the joint second fastest to take 100 wickets in only 17 Tests after Englishman George Lohmann who set the target in 16 matches during a Test in Johannesburg in 1896. However, the entire nation was eagerly waiting for him to break the record. Even Pakistan’s Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry tweeted on December 4 that the nation is waiting for Shah to break the record as its would be a great milestone for him and Pakistan cricket. ویسے تو تمام ریکارڈ ہی اہم ہوتے ہیں مگر جب سو سال پرانا ریکارڈ ٹوٹے تو کیا ہی بات ہے پوری قوم یاسر شاہ کے ریکارڈ کا انتظار کر رہی ہے یہ پاکستان کرکٹ اور یاسر دونوں کیلئے ایک سنگ میل ہے۔۔#fingerscrossed #PakVsNZ — Ch Fawad Hussain (@fawadchaudhry) December 4, 2018 Today, as soon as, he took the 200th wicket people went crazy over his success and took to internet. The Pakistani leg-spinner is being praised and congratulated by the Cricketers, fans, politicians and journalists all around the world for achieving this landmark. People in Pakistan are especially proud to see their bowler achieving success in hardest format of cricket. The hashtag #YasirShah is currently trending on Twitter. Here’s how twitter reacted over Shah creating history in Tests: ‘Columnist Nadeem Farooq Parcha expressed his happiness over Shah’s success’ Yasir Shah smashes the 82-year-old record to become the fastest bowler in Tests to pick up 200 wickets. pic.twitter.com/W0WKIyPkCv — Nadeem Farooq Paracha (@NadeemfParacha) December 6, 2018 PPP leader said, ‘Whole nation is proud of you’. Congratulations to Yasir Shah for his great achievement the whole Nation is proud of you — Syeda Shehla Raza (@SyedaShehlaRaza) December 6, 2018 ‘Yasir you beauty’, Pakistani Journalist stated Yasir Shah you beauty! pic.twitter.com/BDViueTAaI — omar r quraishi (@omar_quraishi) December 6, 2018 PTI leader called Shah, ‘Pride of Swabi’ Congratulations to our pride of Swabi Pakistan Yasir Shah for breaking a 82 years old record. Massive achievement MashALLAH. Rare talent we have. You are our hero dear @Shah64Y — Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) December 6, 2018 ‘Pakistan dealing in world records in 2018 across formats’ Yasir ShahBabar AzamFakhar ZamanPakistan T20I team Pakistan dealing in world records in 2018 across formats. #Cricket — Daniel Alexander (@daniel86cricket) December 6, 2018 ‘Shah is the 7th Pakistan bowler to take 200 wickets in Tests’ Yasir Shah is the 7th Pakistani bowler to take 200 Test wickets. Before him Wasim Akram,Waqar Younis,Imran Khan,Danish Kaneria,Abdul Qadir and Saqlain Mushtaq achieved this feat. Yasir is the 9th Leg spinner in the world to take 200 Test wickets. — Mirza Iqbal Baig (@mirzaiqbal80) December 6, 2018 If you have anything to say about the story? Write in the comment section below.