India vs England Test Series: The 5-match Test series to be played against England is going to be very important for Indian veteran spinner R Ashwin. R Ashwin can make many big records in his name during this series. The special thing is that R Ashwin’s favorite victim will also be seen playing in this series. Ashwin has dismissed this player the most number of times in his international career.
Ashwin’s favorite victim will play in the test series
R Ashwin’s favorite victim in international cricket is none other than England Test team captain Ben Stokes. Ashwin has dismissed Ben Stokes the most number of times in his international career. Ashwin has dismissed Ben Stokes 15 times in international cricket. Out of these, he has made Stokes his victim 11 times in the Test format. After Stokes, David Warner’s name comes in this list. Ashwin has dismissed David Warner 14 times.
Most dismissals by R Ashwin in international cricket
15 times- Ben Stokes
14 times- David Warner
14 times- Lahiru Thirimane
11 times- Alastair Cook
9 times – darren bravo
Ashwin has a chance to create history
Ravichandran Ashwin has played 95 test matches for Team India so far. Bowling in 177 innings of 94 matches, Ashwin has taken 490 wickets at an average of 23.69. During this period, where Ashwin has taken 5 wickets in an innings 34 times, he has taken more than 10 wickets in a match 8 times. R Ashwin is just 10 wickets away from completing 500 wickets in Tests. Let us tell you that till now only one bowler has been able to achieve the feat of taking 500 Test wickets in Tests for India. This is none other than Anil Kumble. Kumble has taken 619 Test wickets for India. At the same time, in the history of cricket, only 8 bowlers have been able to touch the figure of 500 Test wickets.
Just this far from 100 wickets against England
Ashwin has so far taken 88 wickets in 35 innings against England at an average of 28.59, in which he also has six five-wicket hauls in his name. He is just eight wickets away from becoming the highest wicket-taker for India against England in the longest format of the game. Currently, Bhagwat Chandrashekhar is on top of this list with 95 wickets in 38 innings. At the same time, he needs 12 wickets to complete 100 Test wickets against England.
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