Ravichandran Ashwin: R Ashwin created history in the second Test match of the 4-Test series against the England cricket team.
R Ashwin has become the first Indian player to take the highest century and 5 wickets in the history of Test cricket.
Not only this, but Ashwin has also reached 2nd place in the world in this matter. R Ashwin has overtaken all-rounders like Garfield Sobers, Mushtaq Mohammad, Jacques Kallis, and Shakib Al Hasan.
He has reached the number two position in Test cricket, taking 5 wickets as well as scoring a century.
Ravichandran Ashwin has done 5 wickets and centuries in an innings of the match for the third time. He has also left Vinoo Mankad and Polly Umrigar behind.
Vinoo Mankad and Polly Umrigar have done 2-2 times in an innings of Test cricket to score 5 wickets and centuries. With this century against England, he has surpassed all of them.
The same overall if we see the record of most wickets in Test cricket, 5 wickets and centuries in an innings, then Iland Botham is the name of England all-rounder.
England cricket team This legendary veteran all-rounder did this feat a total of 5 times during his Test career.
While R Ashwin is the first Indian player to score 5 wickets and a century in an innings of Tests on his home soil.
He became the first Indian bowler to take a wicket on the first day of his debut on 14 February. The same for India earlier, Suresh Raina had done the work of taking wickets on his second Ball.
At that time, he had dismissed former Australian captain Ricky Ponting. The ICC has also praised Ravichandran’s achievement.
In the second innings of the second Test against England, Ashwin and Siraj shared a 49-run partnership for the last wicket.
The same number of runs was not shared in the first innings for England in this match. The same Ravichandran Ashwin has scored his century in Test cricket after 40 Tests and nearly 4.5 years.
Earlier, R Ashwin had scored a century against the West Indies cricket team in the year 2016. During that time, he had played excellent innings of 118 runs.
Earlier Ashwin scored his last century at his home ground in the month of November 2013 against West Indies in Kolkata.