R Ashwin bowls out two South African batsmen together in Test, sets new record
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Hello friends In the Pune Test match, R Ashwin bowled very well in both innings. In both innings of this Test match, he dismissed South African captain Faf du Plessis and also took Dean Elgar in the second innings. After this, R Ashwin has become the first bowler in the world to dismiss Dupleys and Dean Elgar the most times in Test cricket.
Ashwin dismissed Dean Elgar for the sixth time in Tests
Opener batsman Dean Elgar of South African team became the victim of R Ashwin in the second innings of Pune Test match. Ashwin was caught by Ashwin at the hands of Umesh Yadav at the score of 48 runs. This was the sixth time in Test cricket when Elgar lost his wicket off Ashwin. Ashwin overtook Nathan Lyon, Moin Ali and Dilruwan Perera as soon as Elgar was dismissed. All three had dismissed Dean Elgar 5-5 times in Test cricket. Now Ashwin has surpassed these three.
Bowlers dismissing Dean Elgar most times in Test cricket
6 - Ravichandran Ashwin
5 - Nathan Lyon
5 - Moeen Ali
5 - Dilruwan Perera
Duplessi was also dismissed for the fifth time in Tests
South Africa captain Fof Duplesi became the victim of Ashwin in both innings of Pune Test match. In the first innings, he scored 64 runs and was caught by Rahane at the ball of Ashwin, while in the second innings, Ashwin got him caught by Saha for just 5 runs. This was the fifth time in Test cricket when Duplessy became the victim of Ashwin. Earlier in Test cricket, Ashwin was not dismissed by any bowler so many times. In the Pune Test match, Ashwin took 4 wickets in the first innings and 2 wickets in the second innings.