Ravindra Jadeja emerges as India's all-time leading wicket-taker in the history of the Asia Cup

Ravindra Jadeja emerges as India’s all-time leading wicket-taker in the history of the Asia Cup

Surpassing Irfan Pathan’s 22 wickets in just 12 innings, the Indian southpaw(left-handed)spinner now boasts an impressive record of 24 wickets from 18 innings

Ravindra Jadeja, representing India, jubilantly marks the  pivotal gate of Sri Lanka's  commander Dasun Shanaka in their high- stakes Super Fours encounter at theR. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 12, 2023, during the Asia Cup 2023
Ravindra Jadeja, representing India, jubilantly marks the pivotal gate of Sri Lanka’s commander Dasun Shanaka in their high- stakes Super Fours encounter at theR. Premadasa Stadium in Colombo on September 12, 2023, during the Asia Cup 2023

Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja has achieved a significant corner by getting India’s all- time leading gate- taker in the Asia Cup for ODI formats, surpassing the former record held by Irfan Pathan.

This remarkable feat was fulfilled during the Super Four stage match against Sri Lanka, which took place at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Tuesday. In this pivotal match, Jadeja showcased his exceptional chops by securing two wickets while conceding 33 runs. With this performance, the left- arm incentive now boasts a aggregate of 24 wickets from 18 innings, surpassing Irfan Pathan’s former record of 22 wickets in just 12 innings.

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Kuldeep Yadav is another contender in the race with a estimable census of 19 wickets from his nine innings in the Asia Cup. In the overall environment, Ravindra Jadeja presently ranks as the fifth-loftiest gate- taker in the event. At the top of the maps stands the fabulous Muthiah Muralidaran, who has an emotional 30 scalps to his name from 24 innings, forcefully securing the commanding position.

Indian spinner Ravindra Jadeja has achieved a significant corner by getting India’s all- time leading gate- taker in the Asia Cup for ODI formats, surpassing the former record held by Irfan Pathan.

While spinners from both teams had a significant impact on the game, the pacers also played a pivotal part in India’s 41- run palm over the co-hosts. In the earlier stages of the match, the aggressive brace of Dunith Wellalage and Charith Asalanka made substantial raids into India’s top- order, eventually leading to Sri Lanka dismissing the Men in Blue for a aggregate of 213 runs. The youthful and talented Wellalage achieved a remarkable corner as he secured his demoiselle 5- gate haul.

His exceptional performance saw him single- handedly dismembering a redoubtable Indian fur lineup, claiming the wickets of top- notch batsmen like Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, KL Rahul, and Hardik Pandya.

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