The Indian team suffered a defeat in the Hyderabad Test. England led by Ben Stokes defeated Team India by 28 runs. However, Ravi Ashwin showed excellent bowling in this match. Ravi Ashwin took 6 wickets in the Hyderabad Test. At the same time, Ravi Ashwin remains the best Test bowler in the latest ICC rankings. The second Test between India and England will be played from February 2. Both teams will compete against each other in Visakhapatnam.
At the same time, Ravi Ashwin will have his sights set on not just one or two but five records. Ravi Ashwin can set 5 records in Visakhapatnam Test. In fact, Ravi Ashwin has taken a total of 93 wickets in 20 Test matches against England. The Indian bowler who has taken the most wickets in Test matches against England is Bhagwat Chandrashekhar. Bhagwat Chandrashekhar has 95 wickets to his name in 23 Test matches. Ravi Ashwin will leave Bhagwat Chandrashekhar behind once he takes three wickets. Furthermore, Ravi Ashwin has taken 496 wickets in 96 Test matches in his career. He can reach the 500 wicket mark against England. Ravi Ashwin will become the second bowler from India and the ninth in the world to achieve this.
James Anderson holds the record for most wickets in Test matches between India and England. Anderson has taken 139 wickets in Test matches between India and England. At the same time, Ravi Ashwin will become the bowler to take 100 wickets against England once he takes 7 wickets. R Ashwin has 34 five-wicket hauls to his name in the 96 Test matches played so far. If he manages to take five-wicket hauls in both innings, he will surpass Anil Kumble, who has taken 35 five-wicket hauls for India in Tests. The record of taking most wickets in Test matches on Indian soil is held in the name of Anil Kumble. Anil Kumble has taken 350 wickets. While Ashwin has scored 343 runs to his name in 56 Test matches. Ashwin will overtake Kumble by taking just 8 wickets.