Ind vs SA: Ashwin became the first Indian bowler to do this feat against South Africa
News Track 13 October 2019 11:04
PUNE: Second Test is being played in Pune between India and South Africa. After the end of the first innings game in this match, Team India has taken a lead of 326 runs over the visiting team. After the Indian batsmen performed well in the first innings of the match, the team bowlers also played well and managed to dismiss South Africa for 275 runs. Once again, Indian spinner R Ashwin bowled well in the first innings of the Pune Test after the last Test match.
With his superb bowling, Ashwin touched an important stage against Proteas in Test cricket. He became the first Indian bowler to take the fastest 50 Test wickets against South Africa, as well as exceedingly taking 4 wickets in an innings of a Test against Proteas. After taking four wickets in the first innings of the Pune Test match, R Ashwin came out on top in terms of taking 4 wickets in the Test match against South Africa.
Ashwin took this record after leaving Harbhajan Singh behind. Bhajji did this feat seven times in a Test match against the visiting team. R Ashwin came at number four in the list of bowlers who completed 50 wickets in Test cricket against South Africa. Three Indian bowlers achieved this position before Ashwin. In the Test against South Africa, Ashwin has now come in fourth place in terms of maximum wickets.