IND vs ENG: Ravichandran Ashwin achieved this feat faster than Anil Kumble, now Shane Warne is eyeing this record


India's experienced off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has equaled the record of Anil Kumble by taking five wickets in the second innings of England in the fourth Test match being played in Ranchi. He achieved the feat of taking five wickets in an innings for the 35th time on Sunday.

Earlier, Anil Kumble had achieved this feat on behalf of India. Ashwin dismissed Ben Duckett, Ollie Pope, Joe Root, Fox and James Anderson in England's second innings. Ashwin has achieved his 35th 5 wicket haul in the 99th test match.

Whereas Anil Kumble had achieved this feat 35 times in 132 tests. Harbhajan Singh did this 25 times in 103 Tests. Now Ashwin will have a chance to leave Sir RJ Hadlee and Shane Warne behind in this matter. Hadlee has achieved this big feat 36 times and Shane Warne 37 times in Test cricket.

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