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Ravindra Jadeja Equals Kapil Dev’s Massive Record, Becomes 2nd Indian To Achieve THIS Feat | Cricket News

Ravindra Jadeja Equals Kapil Dev’s Large File, Turns into 2nd Indian To Obtain THIS Feat | Cricket Information

Crew India all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Wednesday (March 1) entered the report books, turning into solely the second Indian participant after Kapil Dev to take 500 wickets and amass 5,000 runs in worldwide cricket. The 34-year-old achieved the uncommon feat on the opening day of the third Check between India and Australia when he trapped opener Travis Head leg-before for his 260th wicket in Check cricket, which took his general tally to 500 wickets throughout the three codecs.

Jadeja has thus far claimed 189 wickets in 171 ODIs at a median of 37.36 and within the shortest format the left-arm spinner has 51 dismissals to his identify in 64 appearances. As a helpful batter who has bailed India out from robust conditions each at dwelling and away, Jadeja’s shares have been on a continuing rise in Check cricket. He has scored 2,619 runs within the longest format at a median of 36.88, with two of his three tons – together with the career-best of 175 not out – coming during the last 12 months.

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In 171 ODIs, Jadeja has scored 2,447 runs at 32.62 with 13 fifties and in 64 T20Is, he has hit 457 runs at 24.05. India’s 1983 World Cup profitable captain, Kapil Dev was the primary from the nation to realize this feat, claiming 434 and 253 wickets to complete with a complete of 687 dismissals in 131 Checks and 225 ODIs respectively.

With the bat, Kapil smacked 5,248 runs at 31.05 with 8 centuries and 27 fifties in Checks, whereas in one-dayers, he made 3,783 runs at 23.09 with 14 fifties and his solely century within the format being the monumental 175 not out towards Zimbabwe within the 1983 World Cup.

Other than Jadeja and Kapil, the elite checklist consists of South Africa’s Jacques Kallis (25,534 runs and 577 wickets) and Shaun Pollock (7,386 runs and 829 wickets), Pakistan’s Imran Khan (7,516 runs and 544 wickets), Wasim Akram (6,615 runs and 916 wickets), Shahid Afridi (11,196 runs and 541 wickets).

England’s Sir Ian Botham (7,313 runs and 528 wickets), Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Vaas (5,114 runs and 755 wickets), New Zealand’s Daniel Vettori (6,989 runs and 667 wickets) and Bangladesh’s Shakib Al Hasan (13,445 runs and 653 wickets) additionally took 500 wickets and scored 5000 runs in worldwide cricket.