Twitter is abuzz with the comparison of Iceland Cricket’s hard-hitting Ashwin stat with Hadlee and Warne.
Ravichandran Ashwin, a veteran spinner for India, was compared to the late Shane Warne and Sir Richard Hadlee in a rather blunt way by Ireland Cricket.
In the first of two Test matches, Team India is currently playing Bangladesh in Chattogram.
However, crucial runs from Cheteshwar Pujara, Shreyas Iyer, and Ravichandran Ashwin got the team back on track.
While Ashwin’s bowling is more potent than his batting, he still has the ability to score runs on occasion.
The 36-year-old accomplished a significant milestone by completing 3,000 Test runs with a laborious 58 off 113 deliveries.
Ireland cricket took to their online entertainment to share a detail, drawing an examination with the incredible Shane Warne and New Zealand extraordinary, Richard Hadlee.
Ashwin’s Test batting average is currently 26.88, which is comparable to Richard Hadlee’s (27.16).
Besides, Ashwin’s bowling normal is likewise marginally lesser (24.13) than the late twist wizard, Warne’s normal (25.41).
Bangladesh lost their first innings by 150 runs thanks to crucial runs from Ashwin, Iyer, and vice-captain Pujara, who helped the team score 404 runs.
The team captain Shakib Al Hasan’s team responded by losing by 150 runs in their innings.
Mohammed Siraj’s three wickets (3/20) and Kuldeep Yadav’s fifer (5/40) quickly put Bangladesh on the back foot.
Now, KL Rahul and co. will try to win the second innings by using their bats to dominate once more and win.
After the dismissals of Axar Patel and Shreyas Iyer on Day 2 of the first Test match between India and Bangladesh at the Zahur Ahmed Chowdhury Stadium in Chattogram.
The visitors were in desperate need of lower-order resiliency, and R Ashwin delivered it for India with the help of Kuldeep Yadav, an unlikely batter.
Ashwin scored his 13th half-century as India scored 404 runs in the first innings, defeating the spin threat posed by Taijul Islam and Mehidy Hasan.
After the crucial run out, Iceland Cricket posted a brutal statistic about Ashwin that compared him to cricket greats like Shane Warne and Richard Hadlee.
On the second morning of the Test, Ashwin scored his 13th half-century with a score of 58 runs off 113 runs.
He bravely fought off the Bangladesh attack.
Ashwin moved closer to 3,000 runs thanks to the injury, and he is now just 11 runs away from achieving the milestone.
On the other hand, as the No. 8 batter in the format, he also scored 1700 runs.
Iceland Cricket wrote on Twitter after the loss that despite Ashwin’s success in Tests, he is rarely considered one of the best all-rounders in the format.
The Twitter handle additionally uncovered thar Ashwin’s Test batting normal (27.12) is practically equivalent to that of New Zealand incredible Hadlee (27.2).