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R Ashwin will have a unique record in Indian cricket history, Ganguly-Gavaskar will be left behind – India TV Hindi

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IND vs ENG: Test series is being played between India and England. Team India is leading 3-1 in this series and the Indian team has to play the fifth match of the series in Dharamshala. Team India has already won this series and now their eyes will be on ending the series on a good note by winning 4-1. Meanwhile, Team India’s star off-spinner is ready to make a unique record in his name. He will leave behind many great players of India with this record.

Ashwin will have a unique record in his name

R Ashwin will make a big record in the fifth Test match to be played against England. Actually Ashwin has played 99 test matches for India and this match is going to be his 100th test match. With this, Ashwin will become the 14th player to play 100 test matches for India, but the special thing is that Ashwin will play his 100th test match at the age of 37 years and 172 days and is the oldest player to play 100th test match for India. Will be players. Earlier this record was held in the name of Sourav Ganguly. He played his 100th Test match at the age of 35 years and 171 days. Whereas Sunil Gavaskar at the age of 35 years and 99 days.

Oldest player to play 100th test match for India

  1. Sourav Ganguly – 35 years, 171 days
  2. Sunil Gavaskar – 35 years, 99 days
  3. Anil Kumble – 35 years, 62 days
  4. Cheteshwar Pujara – 35 years, 23 days

At 37 years, 172 days, Ashwin will not only be the oldest Indian to receive his 100th Test cap, but he will also be the sixth-oldest player worldwide to play in his 100th Test match. He is behind Geoffrey Boycott (40 minutes, 254 days), Clive Lloyd (39 minutes, 241 days), Graham Gooch (39 minutes, 190 days), Gordon Greenidge (38 years, 346 days) and Younis Khan (37 years, 208 days). Will be the sixth oldest player after.

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