IND vs SA: Ashwin set a special record in Pune, became the fourth Indian to do so
Ashwin remains the hero of Team India
On the third day of this match, Ashwin emerged as the hero of Team India. Ashwin made the visiting team captain Faf du Plessis (64), Quinton de Kock (31), Kagiso Rabada (2) and Keshav Maharaj (72) their victims. First Ashwin broke the 75-run partnership between Dickock and Faf du Plessis and then dropped the wicket of Duplessis to 8 for 162. After this, Ashwin broke the partnership of 109 of Kesh Maharaj and Vernon Philander.
Ashwin finished the drought
Ashwin first dismissed Keshav Maharaj on a personal score of 72 and just four overs later, Kagiso Rabada was dismissed and dismissed the innings of the visiting team on the third day.
In this way, on the basis of Ashwin's excellent bowling, India piled South Africa on 275 runs. Apart from Ashwin, Umesh Yadav took three wickets for Team India, Mohammad Shami took two and Ravindra Jadeja took one wicket.
With this, Ashwin stepped into the list of Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and Javagal Srinath. All of them took more than 50 wickets in the Test against South Africa. Kumble leads the list with 84 wickets. Srinath and Harbhajan have taken 64 and 60 wickets respectively.