Ravichandran Ashwin has thanked skipper Virat Kohli after equaling the 114-year-old record in the first Test against England. Ashwin has become the third spin bowler to take a wicket on 1st ball in Test cricket.
India‘s experienced spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has made a special achievement after taking a formidable wicket on 1st ball in the second innings of the first Test against England.
Ashwin has equaled the 114-year-old record by taking the wicket of Rory Burns on the first ball in England‘s second innings. Ashwin has credited the record to team captain Virat Kohli( Virat Kohli).
Ashwin becomes third spinner to take wicket on first ball
Ravichandran Ashwin is the third spinner to take a first-ball wicket in the 133-year history of cricket. Prior to Ashwin, the deed was performed by Bobby Peel of England in 1888 and Burt Vogler of South Africa in 1907.
Captain told thank you
After equaling the record over 100 years old, Ashwin (Ravichandran Ashwin) has called captain Kohli a thank you.
“When I took the wicket on the first ball of the second innings, I was very happy. But I had no idea that this is a record.
Team management told me that this is the first time in a hundred years. I want to thank Virat. I knew Ishant would start bowling, but Virat Kohli gave me the first over.”
India in danger of losing in first Test
India are in danger of losing the first Test against England. Chasing a target of 420 runs on the last day, Team India lost 4 wickets for 98 runs till the news was written.
For India, this Test series is very important from the final perspective of the World Test Championship.