R Ashwin breaks Kapil's record

Ravichandran Ashwin becomes the second highest Indian wicket taker in Test format

R Ashwin breaks Kapil's record
Ravichandran Ashwin. (Source: @BCCI / Twitter)

Ravichandran Ashwin, 35-year-old Indian classic-off spinner become India’s second-highest wicket-taker in Test format on day 3 of the opening Test match against Sri Lanka in Mohali.

Ravichandran Ashwin. (Source: @BCCI / Twitter)

Ashwin achieved this feat in his Test career by taking 435 wickets surpassing the former Indian veteran-off spinner Kapil Dev’s 434 wicket record.