Former Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar feels Ravichandran Ashwin is able to breaking Anil Kumble’s document to turn into the best wicket-taker in Take a look at cricket for India. The Indian off-spinner scalped 12 wickets within the not too long ago concluded Take a look at collection towards Sri Lanka and has 442 wickets in Exams.
Former Indian captain and legendary batter Sunil Gavaskar feels Ravichandran Ashwin can break Anil Kumble‘s document for max wickets in Take a look at cricket. Anil Kumble who retired again in 2008 is the best wicket-taker for India in Take a look at cricket with 619 wickets in a profession spanning over eighteen years. Sunil Gavaskar is of the opinion that Ravichandran Ashwin is continually enhancing as a bowler which is why it’s attainable for him to surpass the good Anil Kumble. The previous India batter is aware of that it will not be straightforward for the Indian off-spinner however thinks it may be finished.
Ravichandran Ashwin grew to become India’s second-highest wicket-taker in Take a look at cricket after forsaking Kapil Dev who had 434 wickets within the format. Ashwin achieved the milestone within the first Take a look at match towards Sri Lanka which occurred in Mohali. Within the not too long ago concluded Sri Lanka collection, the right-arm off-spinner took 12 wickets taking his tally to 442 wickets within the longest format of the sport.
Whereas talking to Star Sports activities, Sunil Gavaskar mentioned, “It is nonetheless a good distance to go, we’re speaking about one other 160 wickets. However he’s able to doing that as a result of he simply retains getting higher. He would not relaxation on his laurels”.
Sunil Gavaskar additionally talked about Jasprit Bumrah and talked concerning the similarities that he has with Ravichandran Ashwin.
“Jasprit Bumrah, who obtained into Take a look at cricket after Ashwin, is precisely like Ashwin within the sense that he’s at all times wanting so as to add to his repertoire. That’s what Ashwin does. At a time a yr and year-and-half-ago, Ashwin was attempting leg-spin as a result of you may as selection ball bowl that, particularly when you have obtained 500 runs within the financial institution,” he said.
“He’s not afraid to experiment. Sure, he may hit, that is the character of the sport. However the truth that he’s doing one thing completely different and eager to create doubts within the batter’s thoughts. He and Bumrah are so related in that side, aggressive bowlers, eager to get wickets and never simply pleased with getting these straightforward wickets. They need to ensure that they have the batters.”
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