The Indian cricket team off spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has proved him once again as a best bowler in test cricket. Ashwin has become the first bowler to take fastest 250 wicket in test cricket. R. Ashwin has reached this milestone in his 45th test against Bangladesh on Sunday 12th, 2017. He has broken the previous world record of Australian fast bowler Denis Lilly of 250 wickets in 48 test matches. From India it was Anil Kumble to get 250 wickets in 55 matches.

With this latest performance Ravichandra Ashwin is now on number one in terms of taking most wickets in 45 tests. None of the Indian bowler has reached to this milestone to take 200 or more wickets in 45 tests.