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R. Ashwin 5 Wickets Haul : Unique..! Ashwin became the first Indian bowler to achieve such a performance leader


Leaders Online Desk: R Ashwin 5 Wickets Haul : The fifth Test match between India and England is being played at Dharamsala. In the match, England scored 218 runs in the first innings. Chasing this challenge, India scored a total of 477 runs in the match and took a lead of 259 runs over England. Rohit and Shubman scored centuries. Yashasvi, Sarfraz and Devdutt scored half-centuries. Ashwin, the spinner, deceived the England team who came to chase this challenge in his spin net, and he has recorded a new record to his name. (R. Ashwin 5 Wickets Haul)

The alchemy of dismissing five batsmen was achieved 36 times

In this match, India scored 477 runs in the first innings and took a lead of 259 runs against England. Chasing this challenge, England struck first by dismissing Ben Duckett in the second over of the second innings. He has since achieved the feat of dismissing five batsmen 36 times in his 100-Test career, dismissing Zac Crowley, Ollie Pope, Ben Stokes and Ben Foakes respectively.

R Ashwin 5 Wickets Haul

Ravichandran Ashwin took 4 wickets in the first innings and 5 wickets in the second innings of the fifth Test against England. Ashwin has achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets in an innings for the 36th time in Test cricket career. He has surpassed former India bowler Anil Kumble in taking five wickets in Test matches. He equaled Kumble's record by taking five wickets in the Test match against England. Anil Kumble has achieved the feat of taking 5 wickets 35 times in Tests.

Bowler with most 5 wickets in a Test innings

  • Muttiah Muralitharan: 67 times (133 Tests)
  • Shane Warne: 37 times (145)
  • Richard Hadley: 36 times (86)
  • Ravichandran Ashwin : 36 times (100)
  • Anil Kumble : 35 times
  • Rangana Herath: 34 times (132)

'This' only three bowlers ahead (R Ashwin 5 Wickets Haul)

Only three bowlers are now ahead of Ravichandran Ashwin for the most 5-wicket haul in an innings in Test cricket. These include Muttiah Muralitharan, Shane Warne and Richard Hadley. Muralitharan has taken 5 wickets in an innings 67 times in Test cricket.

Ashwin's Test career

R. Ashwin is counted among India's best spinners. He has single-handedly won many matches for the Indian team. When he is in rhythm, he can destroy any batting attack. He made his Test debut for India in 2011 against the West Indies and has so far taken 516 wickets in 100 Test matches. Along with this, he has 3309 runs in his account as a batsman.

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