Leg spinner Yasir Shah. - A file photo

PESHAWAR, 6 July: Yasir Shah has achieved the record of most wickets in the first 10 Test matches by a leg spinner.

Yasir Shah achieved this record during the third Test against Sri Lanka at Colombo. He has got 59 Test wickets so far. The previous record was 57 wickets, made by Australia’s leg spinner Clarrie Grimmett 85 years ago.

The leg spinner from Swabi has also been included in the top 10 bowlers in the International Cricket Council (ICC) rankings.