Team India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin completed his fifty in the Colombo ground after just six runs after lunch on the second day of the second Test against Sri Lanka.
During this time, he completed his 2000 runs in Tests and broke the 32-year-old record. Now the fastest 2000 runs in the Test and 250 wickets has been his name.
Ashwin has achieved this success in his 51st Test. Earlier this record was the name of Richard Headley. Who made this feat during his 54th Test in 1985. Ashwin, however, later became the bowler on Herath’s bowling to score a 54-run individual score. It was his 11th half-century. Ashwin has also scored 4 centuries.
Ashwin achieved 2000 runs and 250 wickets in 51st Test
In the ICC Test ranking, the second-ranked Indian bowler and world number three all-rounder Ashwin, 51, Richard Hadlee (54), Imran Khan (55), Ian Botham (55) and Shaun Pollack (2000) and Shawn Pollack scored 2000 runs and 250 wickets in the 60th Test.
Ashwin has completed his 279 wickets in test
Those who took 2000 runs and 250 wickets before Ashwin included Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh. Ashwin has taken 279 wickets in the Test.
Ashwin became the 37th Indian to complete 2000 runs
During this turn, Ashwin has become the 37th Indian to complete 2000 runs of his career. In the world, 299 players have completed 2000 runs before them.
Ashwin is fourth in the fastest 2000 runs and 200 wickets in Tests
Ashwin has moved up to fourth in the fastest 2000 runs and 200 wickets in Tests. The sharpest figure from them was that of Ian Botham, Kapil Dev and Imran Khan. Ian Botham won the fastest 2000 runs and 200 wickets in the 42nd Test. Kapil Dev 50, Imran Khan 50 and Ashwin made this record in the 51st Test.