Ravi Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to get 25 fifers – Scooptimes

India’s off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin becomes fastest bowler to get 25 fifers in the history of test cricket. He achieved this milestone during his 6 wicket in 2nd inning in the 2nd test against Australia.

He was failed to perform in the first test and the first innings of 2nd test. But, when India needs to defend 187 to win, Ashwin delivered his best for his team. He removed David Warner for the fourth time in this series.

Indian fast bowlers thrashed middle-orders. Ashwin sent Mitchell Marsh, Matthew Wade and Mitchell Starc to pavilion in his ownstyle. Handscomb, who tried to rescue his team, surrendered to Ashwin’s spin.

Ashwin surpassed Richard Hadlee who took 62 matches to get 25 fifers. Apart this, Ashwin surpassed Bishan Bedi in the highest wicket-takers list. Now, he is at fifth among Indian bowlers.

He is creating and breaking many records in each and every test series. He also became the fastest bowler to pick 200 test wickets at home as he took just 30 matches to achieve this.