Happy Birthday R Ashwin: Spin icon’s stunning, cricketing career so far
By Sarita Dey
on Fri Sep 17 2021
Happy Birthday, Ravichandran Ashwin. Ashwin Spin icon’s stunning cricketing career so far.
Ravichandran Ashwin has represented the Men In Blue in 79 Tests, 111 One Day Internationals, and 46 T20Is to date where he has registered 413, 150, and, 52 wickets respectively.
In fact, the engineer-turned-cricketer is the fastest Indian bowler to reach the 50, 100, 150, 200, 250, 300, and 350-wicket mark in terms of the number of innings. He has not donned the Team India jersey in the limited-overs format for the last four years. Ashwin also boasts of having a very good record in the shortest format of the game.
Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin was named in India’s T20 World Cup scheduled for October-November in UAE after a four-year hiatus. Ashwin has not been in the scheme of things in T20Is for a long time last having played in the shortest format during India’s tour of West Indies back in 2017.