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IND vs AUS: Shami created history, breaks 3 big records, breaks Kapil's 37-year-old record

Known by name Mohammed 'Second Innings' Shami, picked 6 wickets for 56 runs in the 2nd innings of Australia. With this, he picked his 3rd five-wicket haul in second innings of his Test career and 4th overall.
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On the fourth day of the Perth test, between India and Australia, Mohammad Shami took the host by storm in the 2nd innings and helped India to make a great comeback in the match.
Known by name Mohammed 'Second Innings' Shami, picked 6 wickets for 56 runs in the 2nd innings of Australia. With this, he picked his 3rd five-wicket haul in second innings of his Test career and 4th overall.

Shami missed his Hat-trick again:

Shami bowled a terrific bouncer to Tim Paine in the first over after lunch which was caught by Kohli, later Aaron Finch came to bat, who was retired hurt on the third day, and very next ball Shami dismissed him in the hand of Rishabh Pant.

Although Shami failed to take the hat-trick, soon after, Shami picked the big wicket of Usman Khwaja. With this, Shami got his five wickets in the innings.

Shami did not stop here, after that he picked Nathan Lyon. Earlier, on the third day, Shami had picked the wickets of Marsh and Travis Head.

3. Career-best performance by Mohammed Shami:

Six-wicket haul and career-best figures for Mohammed Shami. He adds the scalp of Lyon to his list to trigger Australia's collapse after lunch. He has 6/56, his career-best figures.

2. Most wickets by Indian in a calendar year:

This is the first time that Indian pace bowler (Mohammed Shami) has taken 40-plus wickets in a calendar year in Test cricket in overseas conditions.

1. Shami leaves great Kapil Dev behind:

With this historical performance, Shami has left behind former Indian captain Kapil Dev in the case of 4th best bowling figure by an Indian fast bowler in Australia. Kapil Dev had picked 5 for 28 in the test match against Australia in 1981.

The best bowling figures by an Indian fast bowler in Australia:

Kapil Dev - 106/8 (1985)
Ajit Agarkar - 41/6 (2001)
S Abid Ali - 55/6 (1967)
Mohammed Shami - 56/6* (2018)
Kapil Dev - 28/5 - (1981)
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