Ravindra Jadeja: The third Test between India and Australia is going on at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Team India’s star all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja achieved a personal feat in this match. During this time he completed 500 wickets in international cricket. He is the second Indian cricketer to complete 500 wickets and 5000 runs in international cricket. In this respect he is at par with former Indian captain Kapil Dev.
The record was set by the dismissal of Travis Head
Ravindra Jadeja came to bowl the second over in Australia’s first innings. At this point, Kangaroos batter Travis Head was in front of him. He wanted to head the fourth ball of the over bowled by Jadeja. At this point he lost the line of the ball. The ball hit his pad. Jadeja appealed and the umpire dismissed Travis Head. Thus Ravindra Jadeja completed his 500th wicket in his international cricket career.
Jadeja has played 171 ODIs and 64 T20Is for India so far. While in Nagpur, he was playing the 63rd Test of his career. On the other hand, if we talk about Jadeja’s international wickets, he has taken 260 wickets (up to the first innings of the indoor Test) in Tests. At the same time, he took 189 wickets in ODI cricket and 51 wickets in T20 Internationals. Earlier, from India, Kapil Dev completed 500 wickets and 5000 runs in international cricket.
Jadeja is bowling well
Ravindra Jadeja, who is known as Jaddu in the Indian cricket team, is currently bowling brilliantly. He took 7 wickets in the Nagpur Test against Australia. At the same time, Jadeja managed to take 10 wickets in Delhi. During this time, he bowled well in both the matches. He received the player of the match award for his brilliant performance in both these matches. Talking about the current Test series, Jadeja has taken 18 wickets so far.