IND vs WI: Ravichandran Ashwin registers an iconic record against West Indies

Ravichandran Ashwin’s outstanding performance in the Test match against West Indies in Roseau, 2023 has earned him a place in the record books. With match figures of 12 for 131, Ashwin joins an elite list of Indian bowlers who have taken 12 or more wickets in a Test match. His remarkable feat places him alongside legendary names like Narendra Hirwani, Andy Roberts, Malcolm Marshall, and Wes Hall.

BBM in India vs West Indies Tests
16/136 – Narendra Hirwani, Chennai, 1988
12/121 – Andy Roberts, Chennai, 1975
12/131 – Ravichandran Ashwin, Roseau, 2023
11/89 – Malcolm Marshall, Port of Spain, 1989
11/126 – Wes Hall, Kanpur, 1958

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India secured a commanding victory over West Indies in Dominica, winning by an innings and 141 runs in the Test match. Ravichandran Ashwin played a crucial role, taking 12 wickets in the match with impressive figures of 12 for 131.

India declared their first innings at 421 for 5, after Yashasvi Jaiswal scored 171 runs and Virat Kohli contributed 76. In the first innings, Ashwin’s five-wicket haul restricted West Indies to just 150 runs. Despite West Indies showing some resistance in their second innings, Ashwin continued his dominance, adding seven more wickets.