IND vs AUS: Ravichandran Ashwin broke Anil Kumble’s big world record, now eyeing Muttiah Muralitharan’s record


Ravichandran Ashwin is making new data. India’s premier spinner introduced his workforce again into the competition on the second day of the fourth Check of the Border Gavaskar Trophy towards Australia on Friday. After getting no wickets for 60 overs and frustration of India, Ashwin made a superb comeback and took 5 wickets. Ashwin’s three-wicket haul noticed Cameron Green, Alex Carey and Mitchell Starc dismissed within the house of 5 overs to scale back Australia to 409/7 at tea.

took the fifth wicket after tea

On his return after tea, off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin acquired his thirty second five-wicket haul in Assessments by sending again Todd Murphy. With this, Ashwin, the world’s No. 1 bowler, surpassed the legendary Anil Kumble’s report of most five-wicket hauls (25) by an Indian bowler at dwelling. That is Ashwin’s twenty sixth five-wicket haul at dwelling. Ashwin did this whereas taking part in his fifty fifth Check (92nd total) at dwelling. Kumble did this feat in his 63rd Check on Indian soil.

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Ashwin acquired India again within the 131st over of the innings. He ended the 208-run partnership of Green and Khawaja. Three balls later, Alex Carey gave Ashwin his third wicket. He despatched the ball in direction of Akshar Patel for a simple catch. After this Ashwin was requested to vary the tip, and after 5 overs he took his fourth wicket by dismissing Mitchell Starc on the bat pad.

Ashwin took a complete of 6 wickets

Murphy and Nathan Lyon added 70 runs within the ninth wicket partnership. Ashwin acquired him out LBW for 41 runs on the third new ball. Nathan was caught out by Virat Kohli within the slips. With this, Ashwin’s determine reached 5/37 and that is the second five-wicket haul of the collection. Earlier, he had helped India win by an innings over Australia within the first Check in Nagpur.

Ashwin eyeing Muralitharan’s report

Ashwin holds the report for taking the second most five-wicket hauls at dwelling after Muttiah Muralitharan. Muralitharan has achieved this feat 45 occasions. Ashwin is on par with one other Sri Lankan spin nice, Rangana Herath. Herath additionally took 5 wickets in an innings 26 occasions at dwelling. As well as, Ashwin has come equal to England legend James Anderson with 32 five-wicket hauls.

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