In 4th test match against England at Mumbai , Wankhede Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took 12 wickets in this test match, 6 wickets in the first innings and 6 in second innings . He achieved 24 wickets haul record after getting out by England leg - spinner Adil Rashid in deep mid wicket .
Former Indian Captain Kapil Dev took 5 wicket haul twenty three times. Now Indian spinner skip the former captain with 24 times wicket haul and he backed Harbhajan Singh by just 25 wickets haul and Indian current coach Anil Kimble 35 wickets haul .
In 2016 Ashwin becomes the highest wicket taker in the world with 71 wickets 11 test matches . He left behind Sri Lanka left arm Orthodox spinner Rangna Herath ( 54 wickets ).
The Rising Pune Supergiant's player becomes all time leader to win 7 man of the match series for India , he cross legendary names like Sachin Tendulkar , Virender Sehwag, both of them have 5 man of the series .