Ashwin becomes joint-fastest bowler to take 350 wickets in Test cricket

टेस्ट इतिहास में संयुक्त रूप से सबसे तेज़ 350 विकेट लेने वाले गेंदबाज़ बने रविचंद्रन अश्विन

Points to Remember:

  • Team India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became the fastest bowler to take 350 wickets in Test cricket, achieving the feat during the first Test against South Africa in Visakhapatnam.
  • The 33-year-old dismissed Theunis de Bruyn to reach 350 wickets in his 66th Test match, equalling the record of former Sri Lanka off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan.

Awards (Ravichandran Ashwin):

  • Arjuna Award: 2014
  • ICC Test Team of the Year: 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • BCCI’s Dilip Sardesai Award for India’s best cricketer: 2010–11, 2015–16
  • BCCI’s Polly Umrigar Award for International cricketer of the year: 2012–13
  • ICC Test Player of the Year: 2016
  • ICC Cricketer of the Year: 2016
  • CEAT International Cricketer of the Year: 2016–17
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Who became the joint-fastest bowler, alongside Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan, to claim 350 Test wickets in Test cricket? Ravichandran Ashwin
  2. In which year, Ravichandran Ashwin has been honoured with Arjuna Award? 2014

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