After Virat Kohli scored his 50th international hundred in India‘s series opener against Sri Lanka, Bhuvneshwar Kumar reached a landmark as well. He took the 50th wicket of his Test career. Bhuvneshwar, who had taken 4 wickets in the previous innings to restrict Sri Lanka at 294, dismissed Sadeera Samarawickrama for a duck to complete the milestone. Sri Lanka were reduced to 0 for 1 with the wicket. Bhuvneshwar took 31 innings to bag as many wickets. He now has a total of 156 international wickets across formats.

Here is how cricket fans reacted on Twitter after Bhuvneshwar reached the milestone:

 

 

Bhuvneshwar became the 16th Indian pacer and 39th Indian overall to achieve this feat. His teammates Umesh Yadav (96) and Mohammed Shami (91) are on the brink of the 100-wicket mark.