Indian Prime Minister Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday overtook Harbhajan Singh on the list of most test gates on Indian soil. He fired Englishman Ben Stokes to accomplish the feat.
Ashwin took great advantage of the conditions in Chennai as he caught the English batsmen in his spinning net, taking three wickets for 27 tracks at the time of writing.
The Indian spinner is only behind the legendary Indian bowler Anil Cumble, who has 350 test leashes in India.
Here is a list of the 5 best window players in Test Cricket in India:
- Anil Campbell – 350 straps
- RAVICHANDRAN ASHUIN – 266 straps *
- Harbhajan Singh – 265 wickets
- Kapil Dev – 219 straps
- Ravindra Jadeja – 157 doors
Earlier, Indian spinners made England roll on explosive ground, reducing them to 39 by four at noon on Day 2.
India, which resumed the day at 300 for six, could score only 29 tracks in the morning session with Rishabh Pant (58 not from 77 balls) left without partners.
During the break, England lagged behind India by 290 tracks and faced the Herculean task of approaching the first result of innings in India of 329 on a vacuum cleaner.