IND vs AUS: Ashwin becomes the fastest Indian to 450 Wickets

IND vs AUS: Ashwin needed only 89 matches to complete 450 wickets in Test cricket. He is the second-fastest bowler to the milestone.

Ravichandran Ashwin completed 450 wickets in just 89 test matches during IND vs AUS 1st match. Ashwin was just 1 wicket away from the milestone. He picked the wicket of Alex Carey to complete the landmark. He is the second fastest bowler to the milestone, behind Muthiah Muralidaran (80). Ashwin is now only the ninth player to take 450-plus Test wickets and the fastest Indian to reach the milestone. Anil Kumble was the first Indian Bowler to complete 450 wickets in just 93 matches. West Indies Legend Courtney Andrew Walsh was the first-ever bowler in the history of Test Cricket to complete 450 wickets.

Courtney Andrew Walsh
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Fastest to 450 Wickets:

M Muralidaran (SL)v New ZealandKandy28 Aug 199210y 248d80
R Ashwin (IND)v AustraliaNagpur6 Nov 201111y 95d89
Anil Kumble (IND)v PakistanMohali9 Aug 199014y 211d93
Glenn Mcgrath (AUS)v IndiaNagpur12 Nov 199310y 349d100
Shane Warne (AUS)v South AfricaDurban2 Jan 199210y 72d101
Nathan Lyon (AUS)v West IndiesAdelaide31 Aug 201111y 99d112
James Anderson (ENG)v Sri LankaChester-le-street22 May 200313y 5d115
CA Walsh (WI)v EnglandBirmingham9 Nov 198415y 219d118
Stuart Broad (ENG)v AustraliaBirmingham9 Dec 200711y 235d128

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