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Most Catches Off Ravichandran Ashwin’s Bowling In International Cricket

Ashwin.

Ravi Ashwin is currently India’s best spinner in Test cricket. He boasts of an impressive record for India in the longest format of the game. He is currently out of favour in white-ball cricket but continues to be a lethal force with the red ball. Ravi Ashwin is the fastest Indian bowler to reach 50,100, 150, 200, 250, 300 and 350 wickets in Test Cricket.

With his array of variations, Ravi Ashwin has troubled batsmen, especially in sub-continent. He has often made a mockery of formidable batting units with his exceptional bowling display. Ravi Ashwin currently has 27-five wicket hauls in Test Cricket. He has 370 wickets in Test Cricket, 150 wickets in 111 ODIs and 52 wickets in 46 T20 internationals.

In this article, we look at 4 players with most catches off Ravi Ashwin’s bowling in International Cricket:

  1. Virat Kohli: 31 catches

Virat Kohli has taken the most number of catches off Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket. The Indian skipper is one of the best fielders in the Indian cricket team and hardly drops a catch on the field. When he steps on to the field, he makes sure he gives more than 100 per cent and helps his team save as many runs as possible with his athletic fielding. Virat Kohli has taken 31 catches off Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket.

Virat Kohli has taken the third-most number of catches by an Indian cricketer in ODIs. He has 129 catches to his name in 251 one-day internationals.

  1. Ajinkya Rahane: 31 catches

The vice-captain of India’s Test Cricket Team, Ajinkya Rahane has one of the safest pair of hands on the field. Rahane mostly stands in the slips and hardly drops a catch at that position. Rahane has also taken 31 wickets off Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket. Most of those catches have been taken at slips in Test cricket. Both Rahane and Ashwin have not been part of India’s white-ball cricket for a long time now but play a major role in Test cricket.

  1. Rohit Sharma: 25 catches

At number three is India’s white-ball vice-captain, Rohit Sharma. He is hailed as one of the better fielders in Indian Cricket Team. Rohit Sharma hasn’t dropped catches on a lot of occasions and has one of the safest pairs of hands on the field. Rohit has taken 25 wickets off Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket. In one-day internationals, Rohit Sharma has so far grabbed 77 wickets in 224 matches.

Rohit Sharma hasn’t yet found his feet in Test Cricket and thus hasn’t taken a lot of catches in red-ball cricket yet.

  1. Suresh Raina: 19 catches

Suresh Raina is hailed as one of the best fielders India has ever produced. The Indian cricketer has received praises on numerous occasions for his athletic fielding. Raina has taken a number of catches and saved a lot of runs for India in his international cricket.

He has taken the fourth most number of catches off Ravi Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket. He has 19 catches to his name of Ashwin’s bowling in international cricket. Besides, he has taken the fifth-most number of catches by an Indian cricketer in ODIs. He has 102 catches to his name in 226 one-day internationals.

 

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