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Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024

Ravichandran Ashwin: Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024  Indian spinners took full advantage of the favourable pitch in the first cricket test and neutralized England’s ‘baseball’ strategy and by lunch on the first day, England lost three wickets for 108 runs. At lunch, Joe Root was playing on 18 and Jonny Bairstow was playing on 32 runs.

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja bowled brilliantly in the first session. England’s openers Ben Duckett and Jack Crawley had scored 41 runs in the first eight overs. Ashwin gave India its first success with LBWing Duckett in the ninth over. Duckett scored 35 runs in 39 balls with the help of seven fours.

This record was registered in the name of Ashwin in WTC

This record was registered in the name of Ashwin when Ashwin (Ashwin 150 Wickets in WTC) took his second wicket against England, Ashwin has become the first Indian bowler to take 150 wickets for India along with taking the most wickets in WTC. Till now, there were only two bowlers in world cricket who had achieved this position, in this list only Australian pacer Pat Cummins and spinner Nathan Lyon had crossed the figure of 150 wickets and now Ashwin is the third and first Indian bowler in this list. Has formally joined.

Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket's Spin Revolution 2024
Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024

Along with this, the 55-run partnership for the first wicket was also broken. This was Ashwin’s 11th ball. After this, Jadeja got Ollie Pope caught by captain Rohit Sharma at first slip in the 14th over. Ashwin made Crawley his 492nd Test victim in the next over. Crawley caught Mohammad Siraj on his full-length ball.

IND vs ENG: Ashwin-Jadeja made a record in the match against England, leaving behind the pair of Kumble-Bhajji

Ashwin also became the third bowler in the world and the first from India to complete 150 wickets in the World Test Championship. Just ahead of Ashwin are Australia’s Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon.

Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket's Spin Revolution 2024
Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024

In the first Test being played between India and England in Hyderabad, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja took three wickets each in the first innings of England and played an important role in reducing England’s innings to 246 runs. With this, this pair has become India’s most successful bowling pair in Tests. In this matter, both of them left behind the pair of Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh.

Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024 CHAMISTRY

Ashwin and Jadeja together have taken 506* wickets in Tests. At the same time, Kumble and Bhajji together had taken 501 kills. The third number in this list is the pair of Zaheer-Harbhajan, who together took 474 hunts. The pair of Ashwin-Umesh is at fifth position with 431 wickets and the pair of Kumble-Srinath is at sixth position with 412 wickets.

Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket's Spin Revolution 2024
Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024

Indian bowling pairs who took the most wickets in test cricket

  • 506* – Ashwin/Jadeja
  • 501 – Kumble/Harbhajan
  • 474 – Zaheer/Harbhajan
  • 431 – Ashwin/Umesh
  • 412 – Kumble/Srinath

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024 Ashwin also completed 150 wickets

Not only this, Ashwin also became the third bowler in the world and the first from India to complete 150 wickets in the World Test Championship, which has been going on since 2019. Just ahead of Ashwin are Australia’s Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon. Both of them have taken 169-169 wickets. He has taken 151 wickets in 31 Tests in the WTC. During this period, Ashwin’s best bowling has been seven wickets for 71 runs. He is just eight wickets away from taking 500 wickets overall in Tests.

Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket's Spin Revolution 2024
Spin Twins: The Dominance of Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja in Cricket’s Spin Revolution 2024

Most wickets in the World Test Championship
Player match wicket in best bowling innings
five wickets

Pat Cummins 40* 169 6/91 8
Nathan Lyon 41* 169 8/64 9
Ravichandran Ashwin 31* 151 7/71 8
Mitchell Starc 36* 140 6/66 3
Stuart Broad 33 134 6/31 3
Kagiso Rabada 25 115 6/50 5

 what happened in the match

Talking about the match, England won the toss and batted first and scored 246 runs. Ashwin sent the opening pair of Jack Crowley (20) and Ben Duckett (35) to the pavilion. At the same time, Jadeja dismissed Ollie Pope (1), Joe Root (29) and Hartley. Jonny Bairstow (37) and Ben Foakes (4) were dismissed by Akshar Patel, while Rehan Ahmed (13) became the victim of Jasprit Bumrah. Apart from Ashwin-Jadeja, Bumrah-Akshar got two wickets each.

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