Indian Express – By: Express Web Desk | Nagpur | Published: November 27, 2017 6:46 R Ashwin picked up eight wickets against Sri Lanka in Nagpur Test.

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  • By: Express Web Desk | Nagpur | Published: November 27, 2017 6:46 R Ashwin picked up eight wickets against Sri Lanka in Nagpur Test.
  • (AP Photo)R Ashwin became the fastest bowler to take 300 wickets in Test cricket by achieving the feat in the 54 Tests, two better than Dennis Lillee who held the record till Monday.
  • The Indian spinner bowled Lahiru Gamage, the last Sri Lankan wicket, to bowl India to a win by an innings and 239 runs in Nagpur.
  • Ashwin has now expressed his desire to take his wicket count in Test cricket to atleast 600 and he believes he can do it given that he has only played 54 Test matches.
  • India only picked him for Tests and Ashwin said that it was a break longer than what he is used to.


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