India vs New Zealand 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Eyes 50-Wicket Mark In 2021, Looks To Obliterate Another Record


Ravichandran Ashwin is on the cusp of a number of milestones forward of the Mumbai Take a look at

Ravichandran Ashwin has reached that stage in his profession when he surpasses some file or the opposite, each time he steps onto the sector. Within the first Take a look at in opposition to New Zealand at Kanpur, Ashwin picked up 6 wickets to surpass Harbhajan Singh to turn out to be India’s third-highest wicket-taker within the longest format. Forward of the Mumbai Take a look at, which begins from Friday, the off spinner is on the cusp of extra milestones. Ashwin is presently the joint-highest wicket taker in Take a look at cricket within the yr 2021, together with Pakistan’s Shaheen Shah Afridi. Each the bowlers have taken 44 wickets thus far.

Ashwin wants simply 6 extra wickets to finish 50 wickets within the calendar yr, a feat that he has achieved thrice earlier than in 2015, 2016 and 2017. If Ashwin does decide up 50 wickets this yr, then he would surpass two former Indian spinners.


Ashwin is presently tied with Harbhajan Singh and Anil  Kumble as all three have taken 50 wickets in a calendar yr thrice. In case Ashwin will get the six wickets in Mumbai, it could be the fourth time he would full this magnificent feat.


Given the type Ashwin is in, it appears probably that he would decide the six wickets in Mumbai and zoom forward of each Harbhajan and Kumble,

Kapil Dev accomplished the feat twice in his profession.

The Wankhede Stadium has been a contented looking floor for the spin wizard and one other wicket on the venue will make it Ashwin’s most profitable venue all around the world.


Ashwin has thus far taken 30 Take a look at wickets every at Mumbai and his house floor, the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.

With so many milestones awaiting Ashwin, Indian cricket followers would anticipate a bumper efficiency from him, which may see the workforce seal a sequence win over New Zealand.

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