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IND vs NZ, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin becomes second Indian to take 300 Test wickets at home

10:32 AM Dec 06, 2021 | FPJ Web Desk

Ravichandran Ashwin became the second bowler to pick 300 wickets in Tests at home, on Day 4 of the second Test between India and New Zealand in Mumbai on Monday.

Ashwin dismissed Henry Nicholls stumped to pick his fourth wicket in the second innings and seal India's 372-run win to take the series 1-0. The off-spinner picked four wickets in both the innings and picked over 50 wickets in 2021, doing so for the fourth time in a calendar year.

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Anil Kumble finished with 350 wickets at home, the most for India and third-most overall for a bowler at home. Ashwin sits on fifth position in that list, that is headed by Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan.

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