R Ashwin: R Ashwin became the king of Test cricket, taking 500 wickets and even leaving Anil Kumble behind.

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R Ashwin will be the king of Test cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin 500 Test wickets: Team India’s veteran spinner R Ashwin has created history in Test cricket. R Ashwin has taken 500 wickets in his Test career. He is the second bowler for India to take 500 wickets in his Test career. Before him, the experienced player Anil Kumble had achieved this feat. Apart from R Ashwin-Anil Kumble, only eight bowlers in the history of cricket have managed to reach 500 Test wickets.

Ashwin completes 500 wickets in Test cricket

Ravichandran Ashwin has completed 184 innings from 98 Test matches to complete 500 wickets in Tests. This makes him the second bowler to take the fastest 500 wickets in Test cricket. He left Anil Kumble behind. Anil Kumble took 500 Test wickets in 105 matches. At the same time, the record for the fastest 500 wickets in the Test goes to Muttiah Muralitharan of Sri Lanka. Muttiah Muralitharan took 500 wickets in 87 Test matches.

List of bowlers who have taken 500 wickets in Test

  1. Muttiah Muralitharan 800 wickets
  2. Shane Warne 708 wickets
  3. James Anderson 695 wickets
  4. Anil Kumble 619 wickets
  5. Stuart Broad 604 wickets
  6. Glenn McGrath 563 wickets
  7. Courtney Walsh 519 wickets
  8. Nathan Lyon 517 wickets
  9. R Ashwin 500 wickets

Bowlers who have taken the most wickets for India in Tests

R Ashwin is second in taking the most wickets for India in Test cricket. Anil Kumble, on the other hand, is at the top of this list. Anil Kumble has taken a total of 619 wickets for India in Tests. On the other hand, Ashwin also ranks second in taking most wickets for India in international cricket. He has taken 728 wickets in international cricket.

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