Pragyan Ojha reaches 100-wicket milestone in Tests

This milestone has made Ojha the 18th Indian overall and world's 163rd bowler to get to the 100-wicket figure. Ojha also becomes the fifth left-arm spinner from India to get to the milestone, the others being Bishan Singh Bedi, Vinoo Mankad, Ravi Shastri and Dilip Doshi.

updated: March 23, 2013 11:36 IST
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New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Saturday completed his 100 wickets in Test cricket on the second day of the fourth and final match of the series against Australia, becoming the third fastest Indian to reach the milestone.

Ojha dismissed James Pattinson as his 100th victim in the morning session to bring an end to Australia's first innings at 262 all out at the Feroz Shah Kotla ground.

Ojha achieved the feat in his 22nd Test and, in the process, becomes the third fastest Indian to get 100 wickets behind legendary spinners Erapalli Prasanna (20 Tests) and Anil Kumble (21).

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