WTC Final 2021: Ravindra Jadeja Just 46 Shy of Becoming Part of Famous Five, Ashwin Set To Overtake Akram

Written by Abhishek Patil

India will clash with New Zealand in the final of the World Test Championship starting in Southampton from today – Friday, the 18th of June. With a plethora of superstars on both sides, a number of records can be set and broken in the southern port of England over the course of the next five days. We look at some of the interesting upcoming milestones and other numbers from the mega final.

Ravindra Jadeja is just 46 runs away from achieving a unique double.

Ravindra Jadeja has picked 220 wickets and scored 1954 runs in his Test career. Another 46 runs in Southampton and he will become only the fifth Indian player after Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble, Harbhajan Singh and R Ashwin of having the unique double of a minimum of 200 wickets and 2000 runs in Test cricket. Overall, 20 players have achieved the feat.

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