In India vs South Africa, Test Series R Ashwin and Mohammed Shami can make a big achievement on the tour of South Africa.
The three-Test series between India and South is starting from 26 December. Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel are not a part of this tour and Ashwin is set to play all three Test matches.
During this, Ashwin can leave former Indian captain Kapil Dev behind. On the other hand, fast bowler Mohammed Shami is just 5 steps away from his ‘double century’.
Indian spinner Mohammed Shami is also just 5 steps away from 200 wickets in Test cricket.
Shami has so far taken 195 wickets in 54 test matches for Team India.
Only Kapil Dev, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma, and Javagal Srinath have taken more than 200 wickets in Test cricket from Indian Team.
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team has a golden opportunity to win the Test series in South Africa this time.
South Africa is the only team on whose soil Team India has not won any Test series till date. The Indian team has gone on tour to South Africa seven times so far and has faced defeat six times.
Team India and South Africa or a series of 3 Tests and 3 ODIs. Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, Team India will start its campaign with the Centurion Test on 26 December.
In this Test series, Indian off-spinner R Ashwin and fast bowler Mohammed Shami can achieve many records.
Ashwin has overtaken Harbhajan Singh and has reached number three in terms of highest Test wicket-taker from India.
Ashwin is in great form. He bowled amazingly in T20 World Cup and New Zealand series.
R Ashwin now has a chance to overtake former Indian captain Kapil Dev on the tour of South Africa. Ashwin has so far taken 427 Test wickets.
Anil Kumble (619) and Kapil Dev (434) are ahead of him among Indian bowlers.
Ashwin will overtake the legendary all-rounder Kapil Dev as soon as he takes eight wickets in the Test series against South Africa.
Ashwin also has a chance to surpass South African pacer Dale Steyn, who has taken 439 wickets in Test cricket.