The first match of the 3-match ODI series between India and Australia will be played today (Friday) at the IS Bindra Cricket Stadium in Mohali. Apart from Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, BCCI has also rested spinner Kuldeep Yadav from the first two matches of the series against Australia. In such a situation, Ravichandran Ashwin has returned to the ODI team after 19 months.
Ravichandran Ashwin played his last ODI in January 2021. Amidst all this, Ashwin can make a big record in his name by defeating Anil Kumble against Australia.
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Indian bowler can become the highest wicket taker against Australia Ravichandran Ashwin
If Ravichandran Ashwin takes 3 wickets in the ODI series against Australia, then he will become the Indian bowler taking the most wickets in international cricket against the Kangaroo team.
Currently, Kumble holds the record for most wickets. The former great spinner has taken 111 wickets in 20 Test matches against Australia, while in ODIs he has achieved the feat of taking 31 wickets in 29 matches. Kumble has taken a total of 142 wickets in 67 innings of 49 matches against Australia at an average of 32.50. During this period, he has achieved the feat of taking five or more wickets in 10 innings.
Talking about Ashwin, so far he has taken 140 wickets in 66 innings of 46 matches against the Kangaroo team at an average of 30.58. Actually, Ashwin has taken 114 wickets in 22 test matches against Australia so far. Apart from this, he has taken 16 wickets in 15 ODI matches. Ashwin has also taken 10 wickets in 9 T20I matches against Australia.
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