ENG vs SA: South Africa won the Oval Test, Stuart Broad left Glenn McGrath behind
England defeated South Africa by nine wickets in the third test match played at The Oval. England chased down the target of 130 runs for the loss of one wicket. England fast bowler Stuart Broad achieved a big achievement in the match. He has become the second highest wicket-taker in Test cricket by taking 7 wickets in the Oval Test. Stuart Broad has overtaken Australian legend Glenn McGrath in this case.
Stuard Broad took 4 wickets in the first innings of South Africa and 3 wickets in the second innings in the Oval Test. With this, his number of wickets in Test cricket has now increased to 566. Before him, Glenn McGrath was the second highest wicket-taker in Test cricket, taking 563 wickets. England's James Anderson (665 wickets) is the highest wicket-taker fast bowler.
The world record for most wickets in Test cricket is held by Sri Lankan spin bowler Muttiah Muralitharan (800 wickets). While Shane Warne of Australia has taken 708 wickets. India's Anil Kumble has also taken 619 wickets in Test cricket.