R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja & Axar Patel Listed Among Best Spinning All-rounders In Australian Dressing Room; See Pic

R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja & Axar Patel Listed Among Best Spinning All-rounders In Australian Dressing Room; See Pic

Australia wrote the names of the best spinning all-rounders on the board during the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan at an iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Hrishikesh DamodarUpdated: Wednesday, December 27, 2023, 03:37 PM IST
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Ashwin, Jadeja, and Axar Patel | Credits: Twitter

Indian all-rounders Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel found their names on the list of best spin bowling all-rounders in history in Australian dressing room.

Australia wrote the names of the best spinning all-rounders on the board during the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan at an iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG). The list has legendary names including the likes of Sir Gary Sobers, Daniel Vettori, Shakib Al Hassan, Richie Benaud, Travis Head, and Samit Patil.

However, Ashwin, Jadeja, and Axar's names have been included among the spin bowling greats in history of international cricket in Australian dressing room

Spin bowling all-rounders list in Australian dressing room in MCG

Spin bowling all-rounders list in Australian dressing room in MCG | Credits: Twitter/Mufaddal Vohra

Australia are currently playing the Boxing Day Test against Pakistan at Melbourne Cricket Ground. The hosts took 1-0 lead after winning the Test series opener against touring party at the Optus Stadium in Perth on December 18.

Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are part of the India squad for the two-match Test series against South Africa, with first Test begins on December 26 at SuperSport Park in Centurion. They will make their first appearance for Team India after the World Cup Final loss against Australia in November.

Ashwin, Jadeja and Axar records as all-rounders

Ravichandran Ashwin is currently the senior-most all-rounder among him, Ravindra Jadeja and Axar Patel. The 37-year-old has a good all-round record in Tests as compared to ODIs and T20Is. In red-ball, Ashwin has amassed 3185 and scalped 489 wickets. He is just 11 wickets to complete 500 wickets in Test cricket.

Ravindra Jadeja is considered one of the best all-rounders in the world. He would often bring stability to India line-up with batting and bowling. In international cricket, The 34-year-old has aggregated 6080 runs and took 548 wickets in 330 matches. He is the second Indian all-rounder after Kapil Dev to achieve the feat of 6000 runs and 500 wickets across all formats.

Axar Patel is yet to prove himself as complete all-rounder. The 30-year-old had breakthrough Test series against England, wherein he scalped 27 wickets in 3 matches in 2021. Axar has scalped 50 wickets and scored 513 runs in 12 Test matches

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