Sports

Ashwin registers 250 wickets in Test cricket at home

ANI | November 14, 2019 01:34 PM
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin

Indore (Maharashtra) [India], Nov 14 (ANI): India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin bagged his 250th Test wicket at home during the first match against Bangladesh here on Thursday.

By doing so, Ashwin became the third India bowler to achieve the milestone after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh.

Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) took to Twitter and wrote: "250 Test wickets at home for @ashwinravi99. He becomes the third Indian bowler to do so after @anilkumble1074 & @harbhajan_singh."

Ashwin had 249 Test wickets under his belt when he stepped out on the field for the first Test against Bangladesh. He picked the wicket of captain Mominul Haque to register his 250th wicket.

Bangladesh opted to bat first after winning the toss and are currently on 106/4 after the completion of 41 overs. (ANI)

Have something to say? Post your comment
Must Read
Punjab Cabinet okays revision of river/canal water charges for non-agriculture purposes
Punjab Cabinet okays revision of river/canal water charges for non-agriculture purposes
Water supply and sanitation dept honoures 200 officials and employees for great services during Gurpurab celebrations
Water supply and sanitation dept honoures 200 officials and employees for great services during Gurpurab celebrations
Clean environment and sports are our priority: MP Chaudhary
Clean environment and sports are our priority: MP Chaudhary
 Playing D/N Test in India, a victory for world cricket: Rajeev Shukla
Playing D/N Test in India, a victory for world cricket: Rajeev Shukla
INX Media case: Court allows ED to quiz Chidambram on Nov 22-23
INX Media case: Court allows ED to quiz Chidambram on Nov 22-23
Time line to pay outstanding house tax or property tax extended by three months: Brham Mohindra
Time line to pay outstanding house tax or property tax extended by three months: Brham Mohindra
Centre's Financial Intelligence Unit extends support to Punjab Police to trace Foreign terror funding sources
Centre's Financial Intelligence Unit extends support to Punjab Police to trace Foreign terror funding sources
Bankers’ committee meet exposes Captain government’s claims over farm loan waiver: Kultar Singh Sandhwa
Bankers’ committee meet exposes Captain government’s claims over farm loan waiver: Kultar Singh Sandhwa
SC asks Army to take decision on granting permanent commission to 8 women officers
SC asks Army to take decision on granting permanent commission to 8 women officers
PM Modi condoles demise of UAE President's brother
PM Modi condoles demise of UAE President's brother
International Olympiad on Critical Life Skills on 14th & 15th December 2019
International Olympiad on Critical Life Skills on 14th & 15th December 2019
K'taka: Farmer finds unique, low-cost method to save crops from wild animals
K'taka: Farmer finds unique, low-cost method to save crops from wild animals