New Delhi: The third match of the 4-match Test series between India and England (IND vs ENG) will be played in Ahmedabad (Ahmedabad) from 24 February. England defeated India by 227 runs in the first Test of this series. While in the second Test, India made a spectacular comeback and won by 317 runs. England succumbed to India’s star all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin in the second Test. In the third Test against England, Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) will have the opportunity to take the fastest 400 Test wickets for India.
There are 394 wickets in 76 matches.
Ravichandran Ashwin has played 76 Tests for India so far, in which he has taken 394 wickets. If he takes 6 wickets in the third match in Motera, he will become the fastest Indian bowler to take 400 wickets. At present, this record is in the name of veteran Anil Kumble. Kumble achieved this position in 85 Test matches.
Headley-Stein can leave behind
Ravichandran Ashwin can overtake New Zealand giants Richard Hadlee and South African star Dale Steyn in taking the fastest 400 wickets in Test cricket. Headley and Steyn had taken 400 wickets in 80–80 Test matches. Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) still has a chance of 3 Test matches to leave these two great bowlers behind.
Record is in Muralitharan’s name
The world record of taking the fastest 400 wickets in Test cricket is named after Sri Lankan legend Muttiah Muralitharan. Murali touched this milestone in 72 Tests. If Ashwin takes 6 wickets in the Motera Test, then he will reach the second position in terms of completing the fastest 400 wickets.