Chennai: On the third day of the second test match between India and England in Chennai, Ravichandran Ashwin played 106 blazing innings for Team India and set many records.
On the Chennai pitch, where Team India’s batsmen struggled to score points in the second set, Ravichandran Ashwin got the fans’ praise with the excellent strike. Ravichandran Ashwin scored a century in testing after 4 years.
Ashwin’s Century and 5 wickets in one match (in trial matches)
2011-5 / 156 and 103 against the West Indies
2016-7 / 83 and 113 against the West Indies
2021 – 5/43 & 106 v England
Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) had already scored a century in Antiga against the West Indies in 2016. Ashwin scored 113 points in this match. Ashwin does well not only with the ball but also with the bat. In the second set, when India needed points the most, Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) established a good partnership with Virat Kohli on the corner pitch and put India in a strong position.
When Ashwin arrived at the ring, India’s score was 106 points and all six wickets had fallen. Ashwin hit the 5th century of his career. Ashwin has partnered in 96 races with Virat Kohli. Ashwin has 12 half centuries and 5 centuries in trial cricket.
A moment to cherish forever! @ ashwinravi99 takes his test in Chennai and Md. Siraj is bursting with joy. The locker room rises to applaud. #TeamIndia #INDvENG @paytm pic.twitter.com/ykrBhsiTbl
– BCCI (@BCCI) February 15, 2021
In the Chennai test, Ashwin won 5 wickets in the first heats, while in the second heats he scored a magnificent century. With this, Ashwin achieved the feat for the third time of scoring 5 wickets and a century in the same test match.
Most centuries record and 5 wickets in one match (in trial matches)
5 Ian Botham
3 Ravichandran Ashwin
2 Gary Sobers / Mushtaq Mohammed / Jack Kallis / Shakib Al Hasan
Ashwin is the second all-around player in the world to score 5 wickets and a century in a single test match. Former English all-rounder Ian Botham ranks number one on this list. Ian Botham has achieved this feat 5 times.
In the international cricket test, it is 9 steps to take 400 wickets. Apart from that, it also took 268 test wickets in India. He left Harbhajan Singh. Harbhajan has 265 test counters in India.