Indian cricket team’s experienced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has left behind Harbhajan Singh in terms of taking the most wickets on Indian soil.
The same Ashwin has come second in terms of highest wicket-taking on Indian soil. Ben Stokes’ wicket in the first innings of the second Test match against England made this record.
Ashwin became the first bowler in the world to dismiss left-handed batsmen 200 times in Test cricket.
Among the left-handed batsmen, the most frequent victim of R Ashwin has been Australian opener batsman David Warner.
He has now dismissed Warner 10 times in Test cricket. He has dismissed former England captain Alastair Cook and Ben Stokes 9–9 times in this case.
Former Sri Lankan great spinner Muttiah Muralitharan’s name comes in second in terms of dismissing left-handed batsmen.
The former Sri Lankan great spinner has taken 800 wickets during 133 matches in his Test career. The same Muralitharan had dismissed left-handed batsmen 191 times in his career.
Muralitharan is the highest wicket-taker in the history of Test cricket. The same Indian spinner Harbhajan Singh has taken a total of 265 wickets at an average of 28.76.
He has taken 269 wickets in the name of Ravichandran Ashwin. However, Anil Kumble comes at number one in terms of taking the most wickets in Test cricket in India.
Who had taken a total of 350 wickets in India so far? Only three players are spinners in terms of maximum wickets in India.
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In the same fast bowlers, the former great captain of India and veteran all-rounder player Kapil Dev took 219 wickets.
Ashwin has come at number 7 in Test cricket in terms of taking 5 wickets the most. He has taken 5 wickets for the 29th time in Test cricket.
Let us tell you that Muttiah Muralitharan’s name comes on the first number in this case. Muralitharan had done 5 wickets 67 times during his Test career.
While Anil Kumble is India’s highest bowler taking 5 wickets. The same R Ashwin is the first Indian bowler to take the maximum number of wickets 5 times or more against any one team.
While in this case, he is the second number bowler in the world, Muralitharan’s name comes on the first number. Muttiah Muralitharan had done 5 wickets against a team for a total of 9 times.