In India vs South Africa, Test Series R Ashwin and Mohammed Shami can achieve a great achievement on the South African tour.
The series of three tests between India and the South will begin on December 26. Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel are not part of this tour and Ashwin is ready to play all three test matches.
During this, Ashwin can outrun former Indian captain Kapil Dev. On the other hand, fast bowler Mohammed Shami is only 5 steps away from his 'double century'.
Mohammad Shami can make this record
Indian spinner Mohammed Shami is also just 5 paces from 200 wickets in test cricket.
Shami has so far taken 195 wickets in 54 test matches for the India team.
Kapil Dev, Zaheer Khan, Ishant Sharma and Javagal Srinath alone have taken over 200 wickets in Indian team test cricket.
Under the captaincy of Virat Kohli, the Indian team has a golden opportunity to win the Test series in South Africa this time.
South Africa is the only team on whose soil Team India has not won a test series to date. The Indian team has toured South Africa seven times so far and faced defeat six times.
R Ashwin may break Kapil Dev's record
Team from India and South Africa or a series of 3 tests and 3 ODI. Under the leadership of Virat Kohli, Team India will begin their campaign with the Centurion Test on December 26.
In this series of tests, Indian racer R Ashwin and fast pitcher Mohammed Shami can achieve many records.
Ashwin has surpassed Harbhajan Singh and has reached number three in terms of India's largest wicket-taker test.
Ashwin is in great shape. He pitched amazingly in the T20 World Cup and in the New Zealand series.
R Ashwin now has a chance to overtake former Indian captain Kapil Dev on the South African tour. Ashwin has taken 427 test windows so far.
Anil Kumble (619) and Kapil Dev (434) are ahead of him among Indian bowlers.
Ashwin will overtake the legendary off-roader Kapil Dev as soon as he takes eight wickets in the test series against South Africa.
Ashwin also has a chance to overtake South African pacemaker Dale Steyn, who has taken 439 wickets in test cricket.