Taking 31 wickets in the Test series, Ashwin has hogged the limelight for the entire cricket fraternity.

Let us have a look at some of his biggest achievements as a cricketer.

1. He is the fastest Indian bowler to take fifty Test wickets (9 matches) and fastest 100 Test wickets (18 matches)

2. Along with Ian Botham, he is the fastest bowler  in the world to take fifty Test wickets and score 500 hundred runs.

3. He is the 47th Indian cricketer to win Arjuna Award.

4. He is only third Indian cricketer to score a century and take five wickets in an innings in a Test match. This memorable innings was against West Indies.

5. He is at par with Sachin Tendulkar and Sehwag in terms of the Man of the Series award. He has won the title five times in 12 Test series. It took Sachin 74 series and Sehwag 38 series to do the feat.

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