R Ashwin | Pic Credit - BCCI
R Ashwin | Pic Credit - BCCI

India vs Australia: In Test cricket for India, Ashwin holds the record for most wickets against a nation. As of right now, Ashwin has 113 wickets to his name in Test matches against Australia. In this instance, he surpassed Anil Kumble’s record of 111 wickets against Australia, a former bowler. The third person on this list is Kapil Dev, who had 99 wickets in the Test match against Pakistan.

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Most Test Wicket against Australia | Image Credit: Twitter

Ashwin became the player who took the most five wickets

Indian spinner Ashwin has the record for taking the most five wickets on Indian soil; so far, he has taken five or more wickets in an inning 26 times in India; before that, Anil Kumble had taken five wickets 25 times in a five-wicket haul in India. In this list, Sri Lankan Spinner Muttiah Muralitharan is at the top as he takes five wickets or more 45 times in an inning of the Test match.

For India, Ashwin holds the record for most innings with five wickets taken in a row (32). In 173 innings, Ashwin has accomplished this. Earlier, Anil Kumble’s name appeared on this record (186 innings). Faster than Ashwin, only Muttiah Muralitharan (115), Richard Hadlee (131), and Rangana Herath (152) managed to take five wickets in 32 innings.

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