R Ashwin brings special century, paired along Kumble in elite list

Sports Tak Staff
February 172023

India's ace spinner R Ashwin continues to shine in the ongoing Border-Gavaskar series between India and Australia.

Ashwin continues to frustrate Australia in the 2nd Test after putting up a brilliant show in the Nagpur Test.

Ashwin snared 3/57 to bundle out Australia for 263 in the first innings of the second Test in Delhi.

Riding on his three wickets, Ashwin completed a special century against Australia in the second Test.

Ashwin has now become the second bowler to complete a century of wickets against Australia in Test cricket.

Before Ashwin, former captain Anil Kumble took 111 wickets in 20 matches against Australia in Tests.

Ashwin's name has been added to this elite list who has now picked 100 wickets in 20 Tests against Australia.

Then comes Harbhajan Singh's name in the list who took 95 wickets in 18 Tests against Australia.

Kapil Dev with 79 wickets in 20 Tests against Australia is sitting at no.4 in the list while Ravindra Jadeja with 71 wickets in 14 Tests is at no.5.

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