In what can be named a ‘fantasy’ Test match for him, Ashwin created a shocking execution with both bat and ball in front of his home fans at the MA Chidambaram stadium in Chennai against England. The off-spinner got an aggregate of 8 wickets in the match and scored a fantabulous 106 off 148 balls with the bat in India’s subsequent innings to permit his side to humiliate England by a margin of 317 runs. The local boy was also awarded with the ‘Man of The Match’ award too for his outstanding effort.
He has scored more than 2500 (2656) runs with the bat, averages 28.00, and has scored 5 centuries in the whites. What’s more, with the ball, he has breached the 400 mark for his test wickets (409 in total)
Check out some of the most interesting facts about Ravichandran Ashwin!!
Before Ravichandran Ashwin’s fame, he was a great opening batsman which makes him one of the best lower order batsmen.
Ravi’s injury in his teenage forced him out of the batting position and made his attention towards bowling, he suffered a pelvic injury.
3. Highest Partnership
Ashwin and Rohit have the highest seventh wicket partnership in history, Ashwin and Rohit accounted for 234 runs, at the same time he also took 3 wickets, giving the team an advantage.