Numbers Don't Lie October 12, 2015

The rise of R Ashwin

In four years, the offspinner has emerged as one of the deadliest bowlers in the subcontinent

In recent months, R Ashwin has emerged as India's main strike weapon. We discover that the 29-year-old from Chennai has already surpassed some records in his four years as a Test bowler, including one that even Sachin Tendulkar couldn't manage at the same stage in his career.

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S Rajesh is stats editor of ESPNcricinfo. @rajeshstats. Gaurav Kalra is a senior editor. @gauravkalra75