Friday , June 14 2024

Good news for the Indian team, Ashwin will return to the team on the fourth day in Rajkot

The Indian cricket team was very upset due to Ravichandran Ashwin's sudden exit from the Rajkot Test match. But according to the information currently emerging, Ashwin left the match midway and went to Chennai due to a family medical emergency. Now there is good news for Team India. Ashwin has again joined Team India. BCCI has given this information on its official Twitter handle.

Ashwin returns after a short absence

BCCI has said, 'BCCI is happy that R Ashwin is returning after a short absence due to family emergency. Ashwin had to temporarily withdraw from the team due to a family emergency after the second day of the third Test in Rajkot. Both R Ashwin and the team management are happy to confirm that he will be back in action on Day 4 and will continue to contribute for the team in the ongoing Test matches. BCCI further wrote, 'The team management, players, media and fans have shown great understanding and sympathy by accepting the importance of family as a priority. The team and fans stand together in support of Ashwin during these challenging times and the management is happy to welcome him back on the field.

Ashwin created history in Rajkot test

Let us tell you that on the second day of Rajkot Test (16 February), Ashwin made a historic record in his name. He made Jack Crowley his 500th victim. In this way Ashwin became the second Indian to take 500 wickets in Test cricket. Only former spin legend Anil Kumble, who has taken 619 wickets, is ahead of Ashwin.

most test wickets

Muttiah Muralitharan (Sri Lanka 1992-2010): 133 Tests – 800 wickets

Shane Warne (Australia 1992-2007): 145 Tests – 708 wickets

James Anderson (England 2003-2023): 185* Test – 696* wickets

Anil Kumble (India 1990-2008): 132 Tests – 619 wickets

Stuart Broad (England 2007-2023): 167 Tests – 604 wickets

Glenn McGrath (Australia 1993-2007): 124 Tests – 563 wickets

Courtney Walsh (West Indies 1984-2001): 132 Tests – 519 wickets

Nathan Lyon (Australia 2011-2023): 127* Test – 517* wickets

Ravichandran Ashwin (India 2011-2023): 98* Test – 500* wickets