Ravichandran Ashwin unlocks milestone
Ashwin in Kanpur test against New Zealand made a huge test record for India. Down below is all the information you need to know about Ashwin’s record.
Probably the best-off spinner in current world cricket Ravichandran Ashwin unlocks another milestone while playing in home against Blackcaps. In 5th day of Kanpur test, in second session of the day. New Zealand’s batsmen Tom Latham and captain Williamson were batting. Both the batsmen were looking very comfortable on pitch. India was badly searching for a wicket.
Rahane the captain calls Ashwin to ball. Ashwin took wicket of in form Tom Latham and dismissed him 7th time in test cricket. But more importantly Ashwin with this wicket surpassed the legendary spinner Harbhajan Singh in terms of wickets in test cricket. Ashwin took 418th wicket of his test career and surpassed 417 wickets of the turbanator.
Ashwin achieved this milestone in 154th inning of test matches he played so far. Ashwin is now behind Kapil Dev and Anil Kumble in terms of wickets in test cricket. Anil Kumble is the highest wicket taker for India in test cricket. He has 619 wickets in test cricket. And now Ashwin has 418 wickets and has the best possible chance to be India’s highest wicket taker in the ultimate format.