At the 17-Test mark, Ashwin’s batting average over 40 and bowling average under 30 is up with the very best all-rounders.
He might have been outshadowed by Caribbean off-spinner Shane Shillingford at the Eden Gardens, but Ravichandran Ashwin’s record as an all-rounder is comparable to the best who have been in the business. While it is clear that he is a bowler who can bat, his statistics in the Test format will tell you a story. One that his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni would like to hear. Given that he is looking for an all-rounder.Read Full