New Indian Express – CHENNAI: Thursday might be a memorable day for R Ashwin.


  • It is a significant number as he will be erasing S Venkataraghavan’s 35-year-old record of being the most-capped Test player for Tamil Nadu with 57 outings.
  • It speaks volumes of Ashwin’s hard work, dedication and  commitment towards the game,” was Srikkanth’s compliment for the off-spinner.
  • Former India batsman and Tamil Nadu skipper Subramaniam Badrinath was not surprised by   Ashwin’s feat.
  • Badrinath also felt that Ashwin had the potential to go past Anil Kumble’s record of 619 dismissals to become India’s highest wicket-taker.
  • The more he performs and breaks records — as he normally does — the better it is for both Tamil Nadu and Indian cricket.”

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