2) Fastest Pakistani to 50 test wickets
In June 2015, Yasir became the fastest Pakistani to get to 50 test match wickets. He achieved the milestone in just 9 test matches. Yasir was also the 5th fastest spinner overall to get to the record.
Earlier, the Pakistani record was held by fast bowling trio, Waqar Younis, Mohammad Asif and Shabbir Ahmed (10 matches). Among Pakistani spinners, the earlier fastest record belonged to Saeed Ajmal and Abdur Rehman, both of whom had achieved the milestone in 11 matches.
The world record is held by 19th century Australian fast bowler, Charlie ‘The Terror’ Turner (6 matches).
The fastest Pakistani to the 100 wicket mark is Saeed Ajmal, who achieved it in 19 matches. As of now, Yasir has 76 wickets in 12 matches.