IND vs NZ: Ashwin created history by leaving Harbhajan Singh behind, joined this special club of veterans

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Ravichandran Ashwin


  • Ashwin became the third highest wicket-taker for India in Test cricket
  • Ashwin has left India veteran off-spinner Harbhajan Singh behind in this matter.
  • Ashwin has done this feat in the 80th match of his career.

India’s Ravichandran Ashwin got a big record after taking the wicket of Tom Latham on the last day of the first Test against New Zealand at Green Park in Kanpur. Ashwin became the third-highest (418)* wicket-taker for India in Test matches as soon as Latham was dismissed. Ashwin has done this feat in his 80th match. In this case, Ashwin has left behind India’s legendary off-spinner Harbhajan Singh.

Harbhajan Singh has a total of 417 wickets in Test cricket. At the same time, former veteran Anil Kumble is in the first place in the matter of taking the most wickets for India in this format. He has taken a total of 619 wickets from red ball cricket for Team India.

At the second place is former India World Cup winning captain Kapil Dev. Kapil has taken a total of 434 wickets in this format.


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