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IND vs ENG: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin archived an incredible feat in the history of Test cricket. He became the first player in the 147-year history of Test cricket to pick a five-wicket haul on debut and 100th Test. 

Ravichandran Ashwin achieved the feat in the ongoing IND vs ENG fifth Test at the Dharamsala. The off-spinner is playing his 100th Test match for India and is making sure that he makes the occasion special for him as well as for his team. 

Ravichandran Ashwin has bowled magnificently well in the ongoing IND vs ENG game. The off-spinner has made the England bowlers look clueless. He was unlucky in the first phase of the first innings but made sure he left the field with either wicket under his bank. 

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He picked up four wickets in the first innings of the ongoing IND vs ENG game. His best came during the second inning of the game. The veteran bowler took the new ball and made sure he made an immediate impact on the team. 

Ashwin ran through England’s batting lineup and picked yet another fifer in his Test career. This was his 36th five-wicket haul in the longest format of the game and became the bowler with the most fifers for Team India in the ongoing IND vs ENG game. 

With this fifer, Ashwin scripted the history and became the first bowler in the history of the game to pick a five-wicket haul on debut and 100th Test. He also has picked fifer in his 25th, and 75th game. He has been an incredible servant for the Team India and with the way he is going, he can play many more games for the team and help them win.

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IND vs ENG: Indian spinner R Ashwin set for another milestone during India vs England 5th Test
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Here’s the list of most five-wicket haul for India in Test cricket:

R Ashwin – 36* (100 Tests)

Anil Kumble – 35 (132 Tests)

Harbhajan Singh – 25 (103 Tests)