Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Updated: May 24, 2016 17:14 IST

Ravichandran Ashwin is the fastest Indian bowler to reach the 50- and 100-wicket mark in Test cricket. The Chennai cricketer was also a part of the Indian squad which won the 2011 ICC World Cup. Till October 2015, Ashwin has taken 145 wickets in 28 Tests and 140 wickets in 100 ODI. He is the only bowler of recent times, besides Sri Lanka’s Ajantha Mendis, to bowl the carom ball. The Arjuna Award recipient has two centuries and five half-centuries in his Test career so far.

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