India Vs England, 4th Test: Records set by Spin Wizard R Ashwin at Wankhede

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Mumbai, Dec 12: India's frontline bowler Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday (December 12) produced another brilliant performance with the ball as India thrashed England by whopping an innings and 36 runs in the fourth Test match at Wankhede Stadium.

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The 30-year-old star off-spinner grabbed another fifer as he went past legendary Kapil Dev's record of 23-five-wicket-hauls in Tests.

The Tamil Nadu bowler was on a wicket-taking spree and returned with six-wicket haul to dismiss England for 195 in their second innings.

(Records set by Run Machine Virat Kohli in Mumbai Test)

The number one bowler in ICC Test rankings, Ashwin, claimed all four remaining wickets in a matter of 30 minutes as India defeated visitors on fifth day of the fourth Test.

Ashwin also put up an impressive show in the first innings as India managed to restrict the visitors to 400.

Here are the records that Ashwin set or achieved in Wankhede Test:

Breaks Kapil Dev's record:

Breaks Kapil Dev's record:

With 24-five-wicket-hauls in Test cricket, Ashwin surpassed former India captain Kapil Dev's record of 23 fifers.

Ashwin equaled Kapil's record in first innings and surpassed latter in the second innings.

Seventh 10-wicket-haul in Test:

Seventh 10-wicket-haul in Test:

By claiming 12 wickets in Mumbai Test, Ashwin grabbed seventh 10-wicket-haul in a match.
Ashwin now is only behind legendary India bowler and current head coach Anil Kumble who clinched 10 or more wickets in a Test match on eight occasions.
71 Test wickets in 2016:

71 Test wickets in 2016:

The Tamil Nadu spinner has scalped 71 wickets in 11 matches played this year. He had claimed 62 wickets last year.

He's now only behind Anil Kumble (74, in 2004) and Kapil Dev (74, 75 in 1979 and 1983, respectively) to become highest wicket-taker in year for the country.

Given the kind of form he's in and the added advantage of playing on his home turf at Chennai in the fifth and final Test, Ashwin has an opportunity to break those records.

Best performance by a spinner in a calendar year at home:

Best performance by a spinner in a calendar year at home:

With 53 wickets in 11 Tests in India in 2016, Ashwin also produced the best performance by any Indian spinner in a calendar year at home.

Erapalli Prasanna had claimed 46 wickets in 1969.

Performance with bat:

Performance with bat:

Ashwin is only the second Indian player after Kapil to aggregate 500 plus runs and take more than 50 wickets in Tests in a year.

Kapil did it twice in 1979 (619 runs, 74 wickets) and 1983 (579 runs, 75 wickets).

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