On the second day of the Test match being played in Mohali between India-Sri Lanka, R Ashwin made a big record in his name. Today, by taking two wickets for Sri Lanka, he became the 11th most successful bowler in Test cricket. He left behind Richard Hadlee of New Zealand. Now his preparation has entered the top-10.
Amazing happened in the last session of the second day
On the second day of the Mohali Test, the Sri Lankan team also made a strong start in front of Team India’s huge score. The Sri Lankan openers were batting fine with a partnership of 50 runs for the first wicket. But from here R Ashwin worked his magic and got Lahiru Thirimanne out lbw. With this wicket, he equaled Richard Hadlee’s 431 Test wickets. After this, in the last overs of the day, he also sent Dhananjay de Silva to the pavilion. With this wicket, he left behind Richard Hadlee and included his name in the best-11 bowlers of Test.
Now preparing to come in top-10
It will not take much time for Ashwin to be included in the list of top-10 bowlers with most wickets in Test cricket. Right now he is in 11th position with 432 wickets. They are ahead of Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath (433), India’s Kapil Dev (434) and South Africa’s Dale Steyn (439). Ashwin can leave these three bowlers behind in the 2-match Test series against Sri Lanka and come to the 8th position.
India’s hold strong in Mohali Test
On the second day of the Mohali Test, Team India took 4 wickets in the Sri Lankan innings for just 108 runs after scoring a huge score of 574 runs. The Lankan team is still 466 runs behind. In such a situation, India is on the driving seat in the first match of this two-match Test series.
Till date Sri Lankan team has not won the test match in India, this is the overall head to head record
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