He is new DON of cricket.. 5 records that Ashwin broke

New Delhi: It is not only Virat Kohli who breaks records at will, team mate R Ashwin too seems to have developed this habit. In the second test at Colombo, Ashwin took 5/69 in Sr Lanka's first innings and created more than one records.        

A Look at Ashwin's record

1. Maximum 5-wicket hauls in 51 tests

a. Ashwin (26)

b. Waqar Yunus (20)

c. Ian Botham (19)

2. Fastest to take 26 5-wicket hauls

a. R Ashwin, 51 tests

b. Richard Hadlee, 63 tests

c. M Muralitharan, 65 tests

3. Maximum wickets in 51 tests

a. R Ashwin, 284* wickets

b. Dennis Lillee, 269 wickets  

4. Maximum 5-wicket hauls for India

a. Anil Kumble,  35 (132 tests)

b. R Ashwin, 26 (51 tests)

c. Harbhajan Singh, 25 (103 tests)

5. Fastest to complete 250 wickets, 2000 runs

a. R Ashwin in 51 tests

b. Richard Hadlee in 54 tests

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