The first Test match between West Indies and India is being played at Windsor Park in Dominica. R Ashwin has shone well while bowling in the first innings of this match. He dealt the first blow to the hosts by dismissing opener Tejnarayan Chanderpaul for a triple. This time Tejnarayan returned to the tent after scoring only 12 runs. With this, Ashwin has made a special record in his name. He became the first Indian bowler to achieve such a record.
What is Ashwin’s record?
In fact, R Ashwin became the first Indian bowler to dismiss the Baap-Lake pair in Test cricket. Earlier in 2011, Ashwin dismissed Tagenarine Chanderpaul’s father and veteran cricketer Shivnarine Chanderpaul. In this way, he dismissed Tejnarayan.
The first Indian bowler to achieve ‘such’ record
Ashwin is the first Indian bowler to dismiss Baap-Lake pair in Test cricket. Earlier, no Indian bowler had succeeded in dismissing the Baap-Lake duo in Tests. In fact, Tejnarine Chanderpaul’s father Shivnarine Chanderpaul (Tagenarine Chanderpaul Father Shivnarine Chanderpaul) has been a legendary cricketer of West Indies. He has represented West Indies in all three formats of cricket namely Test, ODI and T20. Shivnarine has played 164 Test matches for the West Indies team. He has scored 11867 runs, 8778 runs in 268 ODI matches and 343 runs in 22 T20Is.
Pic 1- Ashwin dismissed Shivnarine (2011, Delhi)
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Career of Tejnarayan Chanderpaul
Talking about Shivnarine Chanderpaul Son Tagenarine Chanderpaul, he has played only 6 Test matches for West Indies. However, Tejnarayan has not got a chance to play in the ODI and T20 teams. He has scored 453 runs in 6 Tests. This includes 1 century, 1 double century and 1 half century. Also, he has scored these runs at an average of 45.30 and a strike rate of 42.41. 207 is his personal best in Tests. He made his debut in 2022 against Australia. (ravichandran ashwin first indian bowler to take wicket of father and son in test tagenarine chanderpaul shivnarine chanderpaul ind vs wi Test)
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