All rounders are an important part of any team. With the ability to both bat and bowl, all rounders are a bonus addition to the playing XI. They can smash runs while batting as well as lend a helping hand while bowling.
Hence, they can emerge crucial in both the departments in the match. Unlike a full-time batsman or bowler, all-rounder gets a chance to show their magic in both the innings in limited-overs cricket or all the 4 innings in case of a Test match.
When we talk about Test cricket, there are many all-rounders who executed a magnificent show with both bat and ball during their careers. They dismissed a lot of batsmen and also mustered many runs while batting.
In this listicle, we talk about players with such records in Tests. Here are the 5 fastest all-rounders to pick 200 wickets and score 2000 runs in Test cricket.
5 Fastest All Rounders To Pick 200 Wickets And Score 2000 Runs In Test Cricket
5. Ravindra Jadeja- 53 Matches
Ravindra Jadeja recently became the 5th fastest all rounder to pick 200 wickets in Test and score 2000 plus runs. He has achieved the feat in 53 matches. In the ongoing India vs England 1st Test at Nottingham, the left-handed batsman smashed 56 runs in the first innings to reach 2041 runs in Test cricket.
Before the match, the left-arm spinner had already picked 221 Test wickets. With 2041 runs in 76 innings, Jadeja owns a batting average of 35.80. Moreover, the 32-year-old has a bowling average of 24.64.