R Ashwin, who has played 51 Tests, is currently the fastest player to achieve 2000 runs and 250 wickets in Test cricket.
He accomplished his feat in the 123 over of their innings when he ventured out to crush Rangana Herath for a spectacular six over long-off. With that, he scored up his eleventh Test fifty, as well as raised 2000 Test runs. Along these lines, inking his a name in front of cricketing legend like Richard Hadlee, Imran Khan and even Ian Botham. The Tamil Nadu chap is presently the fastest to accomplish the Test double of 2000 runs and 250 wickets.
Skipper Virat Kohli send down Ravichandran Ashwin on Day 2, in front of all-rounder Hardik Pandya who joined with Rahane to take India past the 400-run check. And after that after the expulsion of Rahane by Pushpakumara, he sewed an abrasive 38-run partnership with wicketkeeper-batsman Wriddhiman Saha.
In wording Interms of finishing the double of 2000 Test runs and 200 wickets, Botham (42 matches), Kapil Dev and Imran Khan (both 50 matches) are marginally in front of Ashwin. That is additionally the case in light of the fact that there have been a few cases when Ashwin lacks an opportunity to bat because of India’s amazing top order.
At present, 279 Test wickets and directly 2004 runs to his name, Ashwin turned into the fourth Indian cricketer to accomplish a Test double of 2,000 runs and 250 wickets.
The Indian off-spinner has accomplished the world number one ranking taking all things together rounder’s rundown and is right now number three in the bowler’s ranking in Tests.