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R Ashwin

Teams: India, Board Presidents XI, Chennai Super Kings, Tamil Nadu, Indians, Rising Pune Supergiant, Dindigul Dragons, Worcestershire, Kings XI Punjab, India A, Rest of India
 
Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian bowling all-rounder. He bowls right arm off break and bats right-handed lower down the order. He entered International cricket after a successful stint in the shortest form of cricket, the Indian Premier League (IPL). He made his first-class debut for Tamil Nadu in December 2006 and captained the team the following season.
 
ODI career
 
Ashwin made his One Day International (ODI) debut against Sri Lanka at Harare Sports Club on June 5, 2010. India completed a 5-0 whitewash and Ashwin ended up as the leading wicket-taker of the series -- 11 wickets at an average of 21.90. Later, after India's debacle from the hands of Pakistan in the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 final, Ashwin lost his place in Indian ODI squad. 

R Ashwin bowling record in ODI
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w
111 109 6021 4937 150 5-25 5-25 32.91 4.91 40.1 1 0

R Ashwin ODI batting records
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 200 4s 6s
111 61 19 675 65 16.07 776 86.98 0 1 0 59 6
 
IPL career
 
Ashwin made his Indian Premier League (IPL) debut for Chennai Super Kings (CSK) against Mumbai Indian at Newlands, Cape town, on April 18, 2009. He picked up 13 and 20 wickets in the 2010 and 2011 seasons of IPL, respectively, helping CSK win two consecutive IPL titles. After Chennai Super Kings was banned for the 2016 and 2017 seasons, he was drafted into Rising Pune Supergiant. He missed the 2017 season due to sports hernia. In the IPL 2018 player auction, Ashwin was taken by Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) for Rs 7.6 crore. Later, he was named the captain of the KXIP franchise. 

R Ashwin bowling record in IPL
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w
154 151 3230 3700 138 4 for 34 4 for 34 26.81 6.87 23.41 0 0


R Ashwin batting records in IPL
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 200 4s 6s
154 58 20 412 45 10.84 373 110.46 0 0 0 35 11
 
T20I career
 
Ashwin made his T20 International (T20) debut against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club on June 12, 2010.  In 2016, Ravichandran Ashwin became the first Indian to take 50 T20I wickets.

R Ashwin bowling record in T20Is
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w
46 46 1026 1193 52 4 for 8 4 for 8 22.94 6.97 19.7 2 0
R Ashwin batting records in T20Is
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 200 4s 6s
46 11 7 123 31* 30.75 115 106.95 0 0 0 14 1
 
Test career
 
After an impressive show in the 2010 season of IPL, he was called for a Test series against Windies. He made his Test debut at Feroz Shah Kotla ground in New Delhi on November 6, 2011. In his 37th Test match, Ashwin became the fastest Indian bowler and the second-fastest in the world to reach 200 Test wickets after Australian spinner Clarrie Grimmett (36 matches). Ashwin was also the fastest Indian bowler and the 5th-fastest in the world to reach 100 Test wickets, getting to the milestone in his 18th Test match. He was named in the ICC Test Team of the year on multiple occasions (2013, 2015, 2016, 2017). In India's 2016-17 home season, Ashwin took 64 wickets in 13 Tests, becoming the highest wicket-taker for India in a single domestic season, surpassing Kapil Dev's record of 63 wickets in 10 Tests during the 1979-80 season. 

R Ashwin bowling record in Tests
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10w
72 134 19730 9353 370 7 for 59 13 for 140 25.27 2.84 53.3 18 27 7

R Ashwin batting records in Tests
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 200 4s 6s
72 100 13 2404 124 27.63 4395 54.69 4 11 0 271 14

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