Ashwin: In the second and final Test of the series to be played at the Wankhede Ground in Mumbai, Headley was pushed back by R. Ashwin can stay at the top.
Mumbai are looking forward to a big opportunity for Ashwin in the Test. He has a chance to become the number one bowler in this Test. However, this is not the case in the ICC Test rankings. Ashwin is already second in the bowlers’ group. He has a chance to top the bilateral Test series between India and New Zealand. This number one title is tied with the highest number of wickets in the series between the two countries.
Former Kiwis fast bowler Richard Hadlee currently tops the list. Behind him is Ashwin. However, Ashwin could overtake Headley in the second and final Test of the series at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Ashwin recently broke Harbhajan Singh’s record and became the third highest wicket-taker in Test cricket in India. He is now the highest wicket-taker in the Test between India and New Zealand.
Ashwin needs 8 wickets in the Mumbai Test to break Richard Hadley’s record. Headley took 65 wickets in 14 Tests against India. There r. Ashwin has taken 58 wickets in 15 innings so far.