Ravichandran Ashwin created history on Wednesday when he dismissed Tagenarine Chanderpaul in the first innings of the opening Test between India vs West Indies. Ashwin became the first Indian bowler to dismiss the father-son duo in Test cricket.
Ashwin had also dismissed Shivnarine Chanderpaul, Tagenarine’s father, in Test cricket. Shivnarine Chanderpaul is a former West Indies captain and one of the most successful batsmen in Test history. He has scored over 11,000 runs in Test cricket.
Tagenarine Chanderpaul is a left-handed batsman who is currently opening the batting for West Indies. He has played 18 Tests so far, scoring 700 runs.
Dismissing Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Ashwin dismissed Tagenarine Chanderpaul for 13 in the first innings of the Test. He bowled a delivery that came in and trapped Chanderpaul in front of the stumps.
With this dismissal, Ashwin became the first Indian bowler to dismiss the father-son duo in Test cricket. He is also the only bowler in the world to have achieved this feat.
Ashwin’s achievement is a testament to his skill and longevity as a bowler. He is one of the most successful bowlers in Test history, and he is showing no signs of slowing down.
This is a historic moment for Indian cricket, and it is a testament to Ashwin’s greatness. He is a true legend of the game.
Ashwin’s Impact on Indian Cricket
Beyond his individual achievements, Ashwin’s impact on Indian cricket is immense. As a key bowler in the team, he has played a significant role in India’s success in Test matches. His ability to take crucial wickets at crucial moments has often turned the tide in India’s favor.
Ashwin’s contributions extend beyond his bowling prowess. He has served as a mentor to younger bowlers, guiding them with his experience and knowledge. His adaptability to different formats of the game, along with his all-around abilities, make him a valuable asset to the team.
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