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Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fourth Indian to take 400 Test wickets; meet other members of the elite club

Ravichandran Ashwin joins the 400-wicket club, becoming the fourth Indian to take 400 wickets in Test Cricket. He is the fastest Indian bowler to reach this milestone and second-fastest bowler globally after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who took 800 wickets. Ashwin, an off-spinner, grabbed 16th place on the overall list of bowlers who have picked 400 wickets.

February 25, 2021 / 10:33 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin joins the 400 wicket club becoming the fourth Indian to take 400 wickets in Test Cricket. He is the fastest Indian bowler to reach this milestone in 77 matches and second-fastest bowler globally after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who took 800 wickets in 72 Tests. The off-spinner Ashwin grabbed the 16th place on the overall list of bowlers who have picked 400 wickets and more. (Image: AP)
Ravichandran Ashwin joins the 400-wicket club, becoming the fourth Indian to take 400 wickets in Test Cricket. He is the fastest Indian bowler to reach this milestone, achieving the feat in 77 matches, and the second-fastest bowler globally after Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan, who took 800 wickets in Test Cricket. Ashwin, an off-spinner, grabbed 16th place on the overall list of bowlers who have picked 400 wickets and more. (Image: AP)
15 | Curtly Ambrose | Team: West Indies | Total wickets in test cricket: 405 | Matches: 98 (Image: Reuters)
15 | Curtly Ambrose | Team: West Indies | Total wickets in Test cricket: 405 | Matches: 98 (Image: Reuters)
Wasim Akram | Team: Pakistan | Total wickets in test cricket: 414 | Matches: 104
14 | Wasim Akram | Team: Pakistan | Total wickets in Test cricket: 414 | Matches: 104
Harbhajan Singh | Team: India | Total wickets in tests: 417 | Matches: 103 (Image: Reuters)
13 | Harbhajan Singh | Team: India | Total wickets in Tests: 417 | Matches: 103 (Image: Reuters)
Shaun Pollock | Team: South Africa | Total wickets in test cricket: 421 | Matches: 108 (Image: Reuters)
12 | Shaun Pollock | Team: South Africa | Total wickets in Test cricket: 421 | Matches: 108 (Image: Reuters)
Richard Hadlee | Team: New Zealand | Total wickets in test cricket: 431 | Matches 86 (Image: AFP)
11 | Richard Hadlee | Team: New Zealand | Total wickets in Test cricket: 431 | Matches 86 (Image: AFP)
Rangana Herath | Team: Sri Lanka | Total wickets in test cricket: 433 | Matches: 93
10 | Rangana Herath | Team: Sri Lanka | Total wickets in Test cricket: 433 | Matches: 93
9 | Kapil Dev | Team: India | Total wickets in tests: 434 | Matches: 131
9 | Kapil Dev | Team: India | Total wickets in Tests: 434 | Matches: 131
8 | Dale Steyn | Team: South Africa | Total wickets in test cricket: 439 | Matches: 93 (Image: GettyImages)
8 | Dale Steyn | Team: South Africa | Total wickets in Test cricket: 439 | Matches: 93 (Image: GettyImages)
7 | Stuart Broad | Team: England | Total wickets in test cricket: 517 | Matches: 145 (Image: Reuters)
7 | Stuart Broad | Team: England | Total wickets in Test cricket: 517 | Matches: 145 (Image: Reuters)
Courtney Walsh | Team: West Indies | Total wickets in test cricket: 519 | Matches: 132
6 | Courtney Walsh | Team: West Indies | Total wickets in Test cricket: 519 | Matches: 132
5 | Glenn McGrath | Team: Australia | Total wickets in test cricket: 563 | Matches: 124 (Image: Wikimedia)
5 | Glenn McGrath | Team: Australia | Total wickets in Test cricket: 563 | Matches: 124 (Image: Wikimedia)
4 | James Anderson | Team: England | Total wickets in test cricket: 611 | Matches: 158
4 | James Anderson | Team: England | Total wickets in Test cricket: 611 | Matches: 158 (Image: Reuters)
3 | Anil Kumble | Team: India | Total wickets in tests: 619 | Matches: 132
3 | Anil Kumble | Team: India | Total wickets in Tests: 619 | Matches: 132 (Image: Reuters)
2 | Shane Warne | Team: Australia | Total wickets in test cricket: 708 | Matches: 145 (Image: Reuters)
2 | Shane Warne | Team: Australia | Total wickets in Test cricket: 708 | Matches: 145 (Image: Reuters)
Muttiah Muralitharan | Team: Sri Lanka | Total wickets in test cricket: 800 | Matches: 133 (Image: Reuters)
1 | Muttiah Muralitharan | Team: Sri Lanka | Total wickets in Test cricket: 800 | Matches: 133 (Image: Reuters)
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first published: Feb 25, 2021 10:22 pm

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