IND vs WI: R Ashwin set multiple records in one go by trapping West Indies in his spin trap…

IND vs WI: R Ashwin set multiple records in one go by trapping West Indies in his spin trap...
Ravichandran Ashwin (Image- BCCI)
IND vs WI: Ashwin dismissed Shivnarine Chanderpaul of the West Indies in Delhi 12 years ago. In this match he took Chanderpaul's son's wicket too.

Indian spinner R Ashwin took 5 wickets for 60 runs in the first innings on the first day of the West Indies vs India 1st Test being played in Dominica and in this he also bowled 6 maiden overs. Thanks to Ravichandran Ashwin’s deadly bowling, Team India managed to all-out West Indies for 150 runs in the first innings.

Meanwhile, this is the fifth time that R Ashwin has achieved the feat of taking a five-wicket haul against the West Indies in Test cricket. In addition, Ashwin took his 33rd five-wicket haul in Test cricket, surpassing England’s James Anderson (32) to become the sixth-highest five-wicket haul-taker in the world.

R Ashwin achieved many achievements on the very first day

If we talk about active cricketers, Ashwin tops the list of bowlers with the most five-wicket hauls, and James Anderson is number two. Let us tell you, Sri Lanka’s Muttiah Muralitharan holds the record for the most number of five-wicket hauls in Test cricket, he has taken five-fors 67 times. Late Australian legends Shane Warne (37), Sir Richard Hadlee (36), Anil Kumble (35), and Rangana Herath (34) are at number two, third, fourth and fifth respectively.

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Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin had dismissed Tagenarine Chanderpaul during his spell, and with this, he became the first Indian cricketer to dismiss a father-son duo in Test cricket. Ashwin had dismissed legendary West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul in Delhi 12 years ago. Moreover, Ashwin also became the third Indian bowler after Anil Kumble (956) and Harbhajan Singh (711) to complete 700 wickets in international cricket.

The condition of the IND vs WI match was like this

If we talk about the match, after winning the toss and electing to bat first, the West Indies team got all out for 150 runs in the first innings. The host team’s leading scorer was Alyque Athanaj, who scored 47 runs. At the same time, spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took the maximum 5 wickets for India.

At the same time, Ravindra Jadeja took 3 wickets, while fast bowlers Mohammad Siraj and Shardul Thakur got one wicket each. By the end of the first day of the IND vs WI first Test, the Indian cricket team has scored 80 runs in their first innings without losing any wickets. Rohit Sharma (30 not out in 65 balls) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (40 not out in 73 balls) will start the second day’s play.

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