"'Son of the House' Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses legendary cricketer Harbhajan Singh".
'Son of the House' Ravichandran Ashwin surpasses legendary cricketer Harbhajan Singh
Rabichandran Ashwin, the son of the house, set a unique example in the home field. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 266 wickets on home soil after dismissing Ben Stokes on the second day of the second Test.
At the same time, the Tamil Nadu cricketer overtook Harbhajan Singh by dismissing Stokes. While Vajji (Harbhajan Singh) has taken 265 wickets in 55 Tests at home, Ashwin has taken 266 wickets in just 45 Tests.
However, Anil Kumble is still the highest wicket-taker at home, with the former India captain taking 350 wickets in just 63 Tests. In the 1st innings of the 2nd Test, England collapsed in front of Ashwin's great spin.
In the first innings, Ashwin has so far shown the way to Dom Sibley, Dan Lawrence, Stokes and Oli Stone. Although England did well in the first Test with the bat, but this time they are in bad shape.
Ashwin, Akshar, the English have a lot of problems with Kuldeep's spin. Although Ravichandran Ashwin overtook Harbhajan Singh on this day, Harbhajan is second among Indians in terms of overall success in international cricket.
Jumbo Kumble is at the top. He has taken 619 wickets in 132 Tests. And Harbhajan Singh has taken 417 wickets in 103 Tests. And off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is still dominating the cricket world with 389 wickets in just 76 Tests.