Ravichandran Ashwin Surpasses Harbhajan, Becomes India's 2nd Highest Wicket-taker

In an exceptional performance during the first Test against West Indies, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin achieved a significant milestone. With 709 wickets in 271 international matches, he surpassed Harbhajan Singh to become India's 2nd highest wicket-taker. Ashwin's outstanding figures of 12/131 propelled him to this achievement.

The experienced spinner has shown incredible bowling talents, achieving 27 times taking four wickets, 34 times taking five wickets, and 8 times taking ten wickets in international cricket. His remarkable performance also brought him at par with Anil Kumble in terms of ten-wicket hauls by an Indian bowler.

Ashwin's incredible away Test figures of 12/131 are the third-best by an Indian. This historic feat has elevated him to the top position for the most five-wicket hauls against Windies by an Indian.

With India leading the two-match series 1-0, Ashwin's stellar performance has been instrumental in securing their advantage. The remarkable feat he achieved proves his talent & hard work, making him one of the best bowlers India has ever seen in international cricket.