Ravichandran Ashwin Becomes The Fastest To Reach 300 Test Wickets│Breaks Lillee’s 36 Year Old Record

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin became
the fastest bowler to reach the milestone of 300 Test wickets on Monday in his 54th
match, breaking Dennis Lillee�s record during India�s win over Sri Lanka in the second
Test. Australian fast bowling legend Lillee had
reached the milestone in 56 Test matches way back in 1981 and it took 36 years for another
bowler to eclipse the record. Ashwin is only the eighth spinner in the world
to achieve 300 Test wickets, following his countrymen Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Among all India bowlers, only four others
have got to the landmark. Lets take a look at the list of great bowlers
to achieve this feet in least no of test matches.. So our new no 1 bowler in the list is offcoarse
ravichandran ashwin.. who has taken only 54 test matches to get to 300 test wickets.. Followed by australi’s dennis lillie who took
56 test matches.. at no 3 we have sri lanka spinner murlitharan
who took 58 test matches.. and at no 4,5 and 6 we have new zeallands richard
hadlee,malcom marshall from west indies and dale steyn from south africa.. all the 3 bowlers
took 61 test matches to get to 300 wickets.. follwed by shane warne from australia at no
7 and alen donald from south africa at no 8.. who took 63 test matches to achiev the
feet.. So all in all its just a great achievement
by ashwin Now lets have a look at the landmarks test
wickets that ashin has take so far in his career.. So ashwins 1st test victim was darren bravo
from west indies.. His 50th test wicket was Nick compton from
england.. His 100th test scalp was darren sammy again
from the west indies.. moving on his 150th test wicket was imran
tahir the leg spinner from south africa.. his 200th test wicket was the current new
zealand captain kane williamson.. His 250th test victim was the bangladesh wicket
keeper mushfiqur rahim and finally his 300th and his latest test
wicket was lahiru gamge from sri lanka which he claimed at the end of the second india
sri lanka test match.. So thats all for this video guys,hope you
liked the video..

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