The Indian team will begin the two-match Test series against the West Indies starting tomorrow (July 12). The first test match will be played in Dominica. The India team is busy preparing for the series. Indian all-rounder R Ashwin may be the death knell for the opposing team in this series. Ashwin’s figures so far in Test cricket against the West Indies have been excellent. He has done wonders with both the ball and the bat.
Ashwin has so far scored 5 centuries while batting in his Test career, of which he has scored 4 centuries against the West Indies. Ashwin has played 11 Tests against the West Indies so far. While bowling 21 innings of these matches, he took 60 wickets at an average of 21.85. During this, he has taken five wicket shots 4 times. In this, his best bowling record has been 7-83.
While batting in 12 innings of 11 matches, he scored 552 runs at an impressive average of 50.18. During this time, 4 centuries have come out of his bat, in which his maximum score has been 124 runs. During this, he has returned to the pavilion only once without opening an account.
Ashwin played his last Test via the Border-Gavaskar Trophy played in February-March. At the same time, Ashwin was not part of the playing XI for the WTC final against Australia in June. Indian captain Rohit Sharma had decided to play an additional fast bowler instead of Ashwin.
Ashwin, who made his international debut in June 2010, has so far played 92 Tests, 113 ODIs and 65 T20 Internationals. He has taken 474 wickets in Tests, 151 in ODIs and 72 wickets in T20 Internationals. While batting, he scored 3129 runs in Tests, 707 runs in ODIs and 184 runs in T20 Internationals.