Ravichandran Ashwin can make this big record in the Test match against West Indies

Ravichandran Ashwin can make this big record in the Test match against West Indies

The Indian team will play the first match of the 2-match Test series against the West Indies on July 12. Team India’s veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has come very close to creating a major record in this Test series. Ashwin is currently ranked number one in the ICC Test bowler rankings. If he manages to take 3 wickets in the first Test against West Indies, he will complete his 700 wickets in international cricket.

Ashwin, who was knocked out of the World Test Championship (WTC) final, hopes to get a chance in this Test series. While Ashwin will complete his 700 international wickets by taking 3 wickets, while more than 4000 international runs are also registered in his name. With this, Ravichandran Ashwin will become the first Indian player to score 700 wickets and 4000 runs in international cricket.

Former captain Anil Kumble’s name comes first in terms of taking the most wickets in international cricket for Team India. Kumble took a total of 956 international wickets in his career. On the other hand is East off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who has 711 international wickets to his name. Ashwin is third on the list with 697 wickets.

Ravichandran Ashwin has so far taken 474 wickets for the Indian team in 92 Tests at an average of 23.93. Meanwhile, he has taken 5 wickets in an innings 32 times and 10 wickets in a match 7 times. Ravichandran Ashwin has taken 151 wickets in ODIs and 72 wickets in T20 Internationals.

Amit Darji

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