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IND Vs ENG, 2nd Test: Ravichandran Ashwin Surpasses Harbhajan Singh For Most Wickets In India, Now Only Behind Anil Kumble

Anil Kumble is the leading wicket-taker in India with 350 scalps at 24.88. The former India captain is also India's leading wicket-taker in Tests with 619 scalps

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Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Sunday surpassed Harbhajan Singh to become the second-highest wicket-taker in Tests played in India.

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Ashwin got past Harbhajan, who took 265 wickets at an average of 28.76, by dismissing Ben Stokes with a perfect off-spinner on the second day of the second Test against England in Chennai. Ashwin's average is 22.67.

Spin legend Anil Kumble is the leading wicket-taker in India with 350 scalps at 24.88. He is also India's leading wicket-taker in Tests with 619 scalps.

Harbhajan is third in the standings with 417 wickets and Ashwin, who is inching towards the 400-wicket mark, is fourth. The legendary Kapil Dev is second with 434 wickets.

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