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By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 08, 2017, 11:52
Duration : 01:29

R Ashwin surpasses Anil Kumble, Kapil Dev to break records

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has added a new feather in his cap by breaking another record in the Test format.In the Bengaluru Test, Ashwin surpassed Team India coach Anil Kumble's record of most number of balls bowled in a Test season by any Indian bowler. After the end of Australia's first innings, Ashwin had bowled a total of 3,749 deliveries in 21 innings in the season as yet, Kumble owned the record with 3,673 balls in 22 innings during the 2005-05 season. The spinner also became the fastest bowler in the history of Test cricket to reach 250 wickets.

Ashwin is also the number one bowler in the latest ICC Test rankings.
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