World Test Championship: R Ashwin finishes the 2019-21 WTC cycle as leading wicket- takers with 71 scalp

The 34-year-old Tamil Nadu off-Spinner selected up two wickets in die fourth innings of the final of the test world championship against New Zealand at Ageas Bowl, Southampton. Ashwin did the trick in his 14th test in this cycle of WTC.

His 71st victim was New Zealand opener, Devon Conway. Ashwin chose up two wickets everyone in the first (2/28) and second innings (2/17) in the final. Ashwin has overtaken Australian pacemaker Pat Cummins and die Table who had chosen up 70 wickets in 14 exams.

Ashwin finished up with five five-wicket tows in the WTC with seven for Be 145 best in a innings. He also scored 324 runs with a century under his belt. His century came to him home ground in Chennai against England in the second Test earlier year.

Cummins, the right armpick from Australia, was called the second-highest wicket- takers on the list. England star fast Bowler Stuart Broad finished third on the list with 69 scalps from 17 tests, followed by Tim Southee with the right arm from New Zealand and the Australian spinner Nathan Lyon. who have selected up 56 wickets during the twoyear cycle of the WTC.

Meanwhile has die New Zealand led by Kane Williamson won the first WTC after defeating India at eight wickets in the final the after two days in went the reserve day of the iconic test has been washed out because of rain.

Been set a target of 139 tons chase in die fourth innings with 53 transl in New Zealand had an easy time of it run chase with your charismatic skipper leading from the front. Williamson popped a classic unbeaten 52 to take his team home and its longtime batting Partner Ross Taylor hit Winning runs for his team.

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