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Ravichandran Ashwin’s spin weaves a magical story of India’s win against NZ: Know ten things about the ace Indian all rounder

Ravichandran Ashwin, The Ace Indian All-rounder Helped India Clinch The Test Series 3-0 Against New Zealand On The Basis Of A Magnificent Performance.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Rahul Mishra | Updated on: 11 Oct 2016, 10:46:59 PM
Ravichandran Ashwin (Source - Getty images)

New Delhi:

Ravichandran Ashwin, the ace Indian all-rounder helped India clinch the test series 3-0 against New Zealand on the basis of a magnificent performance.

In the third test match, he took 13 wickets to destroy NZ’s batting. 

Ashwin claimed 27 wickets in the series against New Zealand.

The series also witnessed Ashwin claiming his 200th wicket in his 37th test match.

Ashwin wins Man of the Match award in the third test along with  Man of the series award in the India Vs. NZ test series.

R Ashwin is also a brilliant batsman and has scored 4 centuries and 6 half centuries in his test career.

Ashwin has taken the mantle of India's leading spin bowler since Anil Kumble's departure.

R Ashwin has earned seven Man-of-the-Series awards thus far.

Ashwin became the fastest Indian bowler and the 5th fastest in the world to reach 100 test wickets.

R Ashwin won the Arjuna award in 2014.

Also read: R Ashwin becomes second fastest bowler to reach 200 Test wickets; Fastest Indian to achieve this milestone

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First Published : 11 Oct 2016, 05:10:00 PM