‘Whole nation proud’: Twitter reacts to Yasir Shah breaking 82-year-old record

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.

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.

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’

PPP leader said, ‘Whole nation is proud of you’.

‘Yasir you beauty’, Pakistani Journalist stated

PTI leader called Shah, ‘Pride of Swabi’

‘Pakistan dealing in world records in 2018 across formats’

‘Shah is the 7th Pakistan bowler to take 200 wickets in Tests’

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