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.

Abishek Goswami
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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.

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Courtney Andrew Walsh

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Fastest to 450 Wickets:

Player Opposition Ground Debut Time Match
M Muralidaran (SL) v New Zealand Kandy 28 Aug 1992 10y 248d 80
R Ashwin (IND) v Australia Nagpur 6 Nov 2011 11y 95d 89
Anil Kumble (IND) v Pakistan Mohali 9 Aug 1990 14y 211d 93
Glenn Mcgrath (AUS) v India Nagpur 12 Nov 1993 10y 349d 100
Shane Warne (AUS) v South Africa Durban 2 Jan 1992 10y 72d 101
Nathan Lyon (AUS) v West Indies Adelaide 31 Aug 2011 11y 99d 112
James Anderson (ENG) v Sri Lanka Chester-le-street 22 May 2003 13y 5d 115
CA Walsh (WI) v England Birmingham 9 Nov 1984 15y 219d 118
Stuart Broad (ENG) v Australia Birmingham 9 Dec 2007 11y 235d 128
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