R Ashwin leaves Anil Kumble, James Anderson behind with six-fer in Ahmedabad Test

Sports Tak Staff
March 102023

R Ashwin now holds the record for most Test wickets (113) by an Indian bowler against a team

The previous record was held by Anil Kumble who has 111 wickets from 20 Tests. Ashwin achieved the feat in his 22nd Test

R Ashwin also surpassed England's 40-year-old pacer James Anderson on list of highest wicket-taker against Australia in Test cricket

James Anderson has 112 wickets from 35 Tests against Australia. He will have a chance to move up in the list in the Ashes 2023

Former England all-rounder Ian Botham is at the top of the list with 148 wickets from 36 Test against Australia 

R Ashwin took six wickets for 91 runs from 47.2 overs to help India restrict Australia's score to 480

This was Ashwin's 26th fifer in India. He surpassed Kumble who had 25 five-wicket hauls in India

Ashwin also equalled Nathan Lyon on the list of most wickets in Border-Gavaskar Trophy history

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