Stats comparison between Anil Kumble and Ravichandran Ashwin after 99 test matches

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Two of the highest wicket-takers in the history of test cricket, Ravichandran Ashwin and Anil Kumble are India’s two of the most successful test spinners. In this article, we will draw a stats comparison between Anil Kumble and Ravichandran Ashwin after 99 test matches.

  • Matches – we will take stats after 99 test matches. So for both matches played will be 99 test matches.
  • Innings – Innings here are out of 99 test matches how many times they get a chance to bowl. Anil Kumble bowled in 176 innings while Ashwin bowled in 187 innings.
  • Average – when it comes to average Ashwin had a better average than Anil Kumble. Ashwin’s average was 23.91 whereas Anil Kumble’s average was 28.
  • Wickets – in terms of wickets again Ravichandran Ashwin is ahead of Anil Kumble. After the first 99 test matches, Ashwin took 507 wickets whereas Anil Kumble took 478 wickets.
  • Strike Rate – thebowling strike rate of Ashwin was 51.3 and on the other hand Kumble’s strike rate was 65.1.
  • Best Bowling figures in an innings – Anil Kumble got better best bowling figures after 99 tests. His best bowling figure is the best among every bowler. His best bowling figure was 10/74 whereas Ashwin’s best bowling figure was 7/59.
  • Best Bowling figures in a match – Anil’s best figures in a match was 14/149 whereas Ashwin’s best bowling figures in a match was 13/140.
  • 5 wicket hauls – Ashwin took more 5 wicket hauls than Kumble in the first 99 tests. Ashwin took 35 whereas Kumble had only 30 by that time.
  • 10 wicket hauls – both got equal 10 wicket hauls that is 8 hauls for each.
Anay Pareek joined Sports Big News in 2019. He is an avid cricket fan who finds deep joy in the intricacies of the game. Through his keen observation and deep appreciation for cricket, he aims to incorporate the same level of accuracy in his writings. He predominantly covers the IPL, World Cup and cricket leagues.