Ashwin, who had made his Test debut in 2011 in New Delhi, had dismissed Tagenarine’s father Shivnarine Chanderpaul during his maiden appearance in the longest format.
Elderly India off- incentive Ravichandran Ashwin achieved the rare distinction of getting the lattices of both a father and son in his outstanding Test career when he dismissed Tagenarine Chanderpaul on the opening day of the first Test against the West Indies.
Ravichandran Ashwin, who had made his Test debut in 2011 in New Delhi, had dismissed Tagenarine’s father Shivnarine Chanderpaul during his maiden appearance in the longest format.
Ashwin had trapped Chanderpaul elderly raised in- front in the alternate innings of that Test match which happed 12 times back.
Ashwin, who had 474 Test lattices before this match, sailed youthful Tagenarine with a beauty and came only fifth bowler in world justice to dismiss both father and son during his career.
Funnily, it’s the Chanderpauls, who feature thrice in the list of the father and son brace dismissed by same bowler.
Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc and South Africa’s off- incentive Simon Harmer are the other two bowlers who had dismissed Shivnarine and Tagenarine.
May be it has got to do with Chanderpaul senior’s life as he retired as late as 2015, while his son made his debut in Tests last time.
The other two bowlers to achieve the feat are England each-rounder Ian Botham and Pakistan legend Wasim Akram.
Their feat was also eerily analogous as they dismissed the New Zealand father son brace of Lance and Chris Cairns.
India’s ace off- incentive Ravichandran Ashwin completed 700 lattices in transnational justice on Wednesday during day one of the first Test match against West Indies at Windsor Park in Roseau, Dominica.
Ashwin reached the feat with the gate of Alzarri Joseph in the 53rd over, followed by the crown of debutant Alick Athanaze in the 55th over, who scored a well- fought 47 before Shardul Thakur completed an easy catch at mid-on.
He came the third Indian after Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh and seventeenth overall to get to the corner.
The 36- time-old has 477 Test raniums to his name in addition to 151 ODI lattices and 72 T20I lattices.
Ashwin who made a comeback into the platoon after being dropped for the World Test Championship( WTC) final against Australia took his first gate of the day, dismissing nature Tagenarine Chanderpaul for 12.
West Indies captain Kraigg Brathwaite tried to take the game to Ashwin, hitting reaches and launched shots down the ground and over cow corner. But the master incentive outwitted the nature, keeping the ball outside out and forcing the batter to edge one straight over and into captain Rohit Sharma’s hands at cover.
He finished the innings with the numbers of24.3-6-60-5, recording his 33rd five- gate- haul in Test matches. Know More Latest Cricket News…