Ashwin’s most frequent victims in tests:
Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the best spinners of Indian cricket team. Though Ashwin has a teriffic home record his overseas records are very poor. But Ashwin improved his overseas performance with South Africa series in 2018 and now in the first test against England.
Ashwin dismissed England opener Alastair Cook in both the innings. Here are some frequent victims of Ashwin in tests.
Australian opener David Warner has been dismissed 9 times by Ashwin.
England opener Alastair Cook has been dismissed 8 times by Ashwin.
Ed Cowan former Australian Cricketer has been dismissed 7 times by Ashwin.
Darren Bravo west Indian middle order batsmen has been dismissed 6 times by Ashwin
West Indian middle order batsmen Marlon Samuels has been dismissed 6 times by Ashwin
Ashwin even dismissed Sangakkara four consecutive times in 2015 three match test series.
Apart from being a bowler Ashwin is a very handy batsmen with 4 Test Hundreds under his belt. Ashwin took 25 Five wicket hauls in International cricket.
Former Indian bowler Anil Kumble said ” I See a lot of Myself in Ashwin. He is a fantastic cricketer with a lot of work ethic. Obviously he is a far better batsmen than me“