R Ashwin created history by taking 9 wickets in Dharamshala Test, leaving behind legends like Shane Warne
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R Ashwin created history by taking 9 wickets in Dharamshala Test

R Ashwin: The series of five Test matches between India and England has now concluded, with the final match being played in Dharamshala from March 7th. In this, R Ashwin has put up a splendid performance. In the 5th Test match between India and England, Team India won by a significant margin of 1 innings and 64 runs. With this victory, the Indian team has also clinched the series by 4-1.

In this match, many players delivered outstanding performances, and one of them is the eminent spinner of the Indian team, Ravichandran Ashwin, who took a total of 9 wickets. With these 9 wickets, he has surpassed stalwarts like Shane Warne. Additionally, he has equaled the record of Muttiah Muralitharan. So Let’s find out what records R Ashwin has created.

R Ashwin’s magic shown in Dharamshala test

R Ashwin created history by taking 9 wickets in Dharamshala Test, leaving behind legends like Shane Warne

In the 5th Test match between India and England, the England team won the toss and chose to bat first, scoring 218 runs. During this, Kuldeep Yadav took the most 5 wickets, while R Ashwin achieved 4 successes. Chasing this, India scored 477 runs in their first innings, leading Team India to a lead of 259 runs.

English batsmen struggled in the second innings as well, getting all out for just 195 runs. During this, Ravichandran Ashwin took 5 wickets, making a total of 9 wickets in both innings combined. Along with this, he has set several significant records, one of which is taking 9 wickets in the 100th Test match. By taking 9 wickets in the 100th Test, he has left behind the former Australian cricket team‘s legendary spinner Shane Warne.

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R Ashwin overtakes Shane Warne

It should be noted that as soon as R Ashwin became a part of the playing eleven in the fifth Test match between India and England, he established the record of playing 100 Test matches. He became the 14th player to play 100 Test matches for India, and during this time, by taking 9 wickets in his 100th Test, he surpassed several prominent players.

In this Test, by taking 9 wickets, he left behind Australian legend Shane Warne, who had taken 8 wickets in his 100th Test. Additionally, he also surpassed stalwarts like Anil Kumble and Kapil Dev, who had taken 7-7 wickets in their 100th Test matches. Furthermore, he equaled the record of former Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan, who had taken 9 wickets in his 100th Test as well. Apart from this, R Ashwin has made many big records in his name in Dharamshala Test which are as follows.

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Best Performance in 100th test

9/128 – Ravichandran Ashwin (IND) vs England, Dharamshala, 2024
9/141 – Muttiah Muralitharan (SL) vs Ban, Chattogram, 2006
8/231 – Shane Warne (Aus) v South Africa, Cape Town, 2002
7/151 – Kapil Dev (IND) vs PAK, Karachi, 1989
7/176 – Anil Kumble (India) vs Sri Lanka, Ahmedabad, 200

Ravi Ashwin has become the first player in the 147-year history of Test cricket to take five wickets in his debut and 100th Test.

Most five wickets haul for India in test cricket

Ashwin – 36 (100 Tests)
Kumble – 35 (132 Tests)
Harbhajan – 25 (103 Tests)

Achievement of taking maximum five wickets in test

67 – Muttiah Muralitharan
37 – Shane Warne
36 – Richard Hadley
36 – R Ashwin
35 – Anil Kumble

Most Test wickets against one team by an Indian bowler

114 – R Ashwin vs Australia
114 – R Ashwin vs England
111 – Anil Kumble vs Australia
99 – Kapil Dev vs Pakistan
95 – Bhagwat Chandrashekhar vs England
95 – Harbhajan Singh vs Australia

Faq’s About R Ashwin test Records

How many test wickets has R Ashwin taken so far?

R Ashwin has played a total of 100 test matches so far and during this he has taken 516 wickets.

Who holds the record of taking most Test wickets for India?

The record of taking most wickets in Tests for India is in the name of Anil Kumble, who has taken a total of 619 wickets. In this case, R Ashwin is in second place with 516 wickets.

Who is the fastest bowler to take 500 test wickets for India?

The record of taking the fastest 500 Test wickets for India is in the name of Ravichandran Ashwin, who has achieved this feat in 98 Test matches.

How many tests has Ashwin played?

Indian team’s legendary spin bowling all-rounder R Ashwin has played a total of 100 Test matches so far and during this he has scored 3309 runs along with taking 516 wickets.

Who played 100 Test matches for India?

Players who have played 100 or more Test matches for India include Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, VVS Laxman, Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev, Sunil Gavaskar, Dilip Vengsarkar, Sourav Ganguly, Virender Sehwag, Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma, Harbhajan Singh, Cheteshwar. Pujara and R Ashwin are included.

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