IND vs NZ: Ashwin Breaks Harbhajan Singh’s Record in Test Cricket
By Tanushka Gain
on Mon Nov 29 2021
IND Vs NZ: As soon as Ashwin dismissed Tom Latham in New Zealand’s second innings on the last day of the Kanpur Test match, he made a special record in Test cricket.
Ashwin has now become the third highest wicket-taker for India in Test cricket. He broke Harbhajan Singh’s record. Let us inform that He has now taken 418 wickets in Tests. Harbhajan Singh took 417 wickets in Tests.
Only Kapil Dev and Anil Kumble are ahead of him. Anil Kumble’s name is the amazing of getting the most Test wickets from India. Kumble has taken 619 wickets. So on the other hand, Kapil Dev did the wonders of taking 434 wickets in his career.
Let us tell you that in the first innings of the Kanpur Test match, Ashwin took 3 wickets. He is the highest wicket-taker in Tests this year.
Apart from this, Ashwin has become the second batsman in the world to get the most wickets till 80 Test matches. Muralitharan holds the record for taking the most wickets in 80 Test matches. Muralitharan took 450 wickets in his first 80 Test matches. Ashwin has so far taken a total of 418* wickets in 80 Test matches.