The 34-year-old off-spinner, playing in his 77th Test, is the 16th bowler in the world to have taken 400 Test wickets.
Special bowlerSpecial milestoneSpecial emotionsTake a bow, @ashwinravi99! 👏👏@Paytm #INDvENG #TeamIndia… https://t.co/HVMSLvu6pk
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1614257401000
Former captain Anil Kumble (619), Kapil Dev, (434), Harbhajan Singh (417) are the other Indians who have 400 Test wickets to their credit.
A major milestone for India’s spin king R Ashwin 🙌#INDvENG https://t.co/QbXdiD8fYO
— ICC (@ICC) 1614256598000
Ashwin also became the second fastest to reach the milestone after Sri Lankan great Muttiah Muralitharan, who made it in his 72nd Test.
What a champion bowler 🔝😎4️⃣0️⃣0️⃣ Test wickets for @ashwinravi99 and we’re sure there’s still many more to come… https://t.co/ytp3GKlBtx
— BCCI (@BCCI) 1614256830000
The veteran came into the match six short of the landmark and took three England wickets in the first innings.
Congratulations @ashwinravi99 on 400 test wickets.. well done.. keep going @BCCI @StarSportsIndia #ENGvIND
— Harbhajan Turbanator (@harbhajan_singh) 1614256792000