Ravichandran Ashwin achieves best figures by an Indian bowler overseas; check his incredible figures
Ravichandran Ashwin's exceptional performance helped India win the first Test against West Indies. He took 12 out of the 20 wickets, securing the best figures by an Indian bowler overseas.
No matter how good the batters play, it is said that a Test match is won by bowlers.
Indian bowlers put up a glorious show in the first Test against West Indies and took 20 wickets for 280 runs.
But, this time, it was one bowler in particular: Ravichandran Ashwin, who took 12 out of those 20 wickets.
Ashwin showcased his prowess on a turning pitch, taking 7-71 in the second innings and ending the match with exceptional figures of 12-131.
West Indies struggled to counter India's bowling attack and were dismissed for 130 runs in under 51 overs, following their first innings total of 150.
The spin-friendly conditions at Windsor Park worked in favour of India's premier spinners, Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.
Ashwin's exceptional performance not only secured him the best figures by an Indian bowler