March 7 (CRICKETNMORE) - Ashwin's 25th five wicket haul not only helped India to register a remarkable victory over Australia in Bengaluru test but also turned out to be a landmark match for the bowler personally becuase of various milestones achieved by him.
# Ashwin has broken former New Zealand pacer Sir Richard Hadlees record of being the quickest to take 25 five-wicket hauls in Test cricket. He took 47 tests while the former New Zealand fast bolwer achieved the it in 62nd match.
# He became the third Indian after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh and overall tenth bowler to take 25 five-wickets haul in test cricket
# With a tally of 269 wickets, he is now at number five on the list of most wickets for India in Tests. He surpassed Bishan Singh Bedis 266 wickets.
Ashiwn's overall test rescord after 47 matches:
Wickets - 269, Average - 24.79, 5 wkts - 25, 10 wkts - 7