• FEBRUARY 21, 2024
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Ashwin becomes second Indian to take 500 Test wickets

R Ashwin became the ninth man, and only the second Indian, to the landmark of 500 Test wickets. The 37-year-old offspinner got there on the second day in Rajkot, dismissing England's Zak Crawley in the final session. He is also the second-fastest to achieve the feat, getting there in his 98th Test. Ashwin's 500th scalp was a timely one for India, after England's openers had responded to India's first-innings score of 445 with an 89-run stand in just 13 overs. He broke the partnership