IND vs ENG: Ravichandran Ashwin turned the quickest Indian bowler to 400 Test wickets.© BCCI
India off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s spouse Prithi reacted to Ashwin’s milestone of 400 Test wickets with a tweet. “Archer for his 400th. My god, Win,” tweeted Prithi. Ashwin dismissed England’s Jofra Archer within the second innings of the third Test in Ahmedabad to succeed in 400 wickets. Riding on Ashwin’s seven wickets within the match and Axar Patel’s maiden 10-wicket haul – he picked up 11 within the match – India beat England by 10 wickets in a uncommon two-day Test win on Thursday.
Archer for his 400th. My god, Win.
— Prithi Ashwin (@prithinarayanan) February 25, 2021
Ashwin turned the quickest Indian and the second quickest bowler total to succeed in 400 wickets. He acquired to the milestone in his 77th Test whereas Sri Lanka legend Muttiah Muralitharan had acquired his 400th wicket in his 72nd Test.
The 34-year-old spinner was three in need of 400 scalps when England’s second innings started.
Ashwin trapped Ben Stokes lbw earlier than bowling Ollie Pope to get to 399. The 400th got here quickly after however the celebrations had been momentarily interrupted as Archer reviewed the on-field lbw determination.
However, DRS confirmed three reds and Archer was on his manner thereby giving Ashwin one more feather in his illustrious cap.
Ashwin has picked up 24 wickets to date on this sequence along with scoring 176 runs that embrace 100 within the second innings of the second Test in Chennai.
On Wednesday, Ashwin had gone previous Zaheer Khan’s tally of 597 worldwide wickets for India to turn out to be the crew’s fourth-highest all-formats wicket-taker in internationals.
In addition to 401 Test wickets, Ashwin has 150 ODI wickets and 52 T20I wickets to his credit score.
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