Ravindra Jadeja eyes major landmark in India vs West Indies Tests

first_imgRavindra Jadeja eyes major landmark in India vs West Indies TestsIndia tour of West Indies 2019: India spinner Ravindra Jadeja is just 8 wickets away from becoming only the 10th Indian bowler to 200 wickets in Test cricket. advertisement Asian News International AntiguaAugust 20, 2019UPDATED: August 20, 2019 12:12 IST India tour of West Indies 2019: Ravindra Jadeja is just 8 scalps away from 200 Test wickets (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSJadeja has 192 wickets from 41 matchesJadeja can also become the 2nd fastest Indian to 200 Test wicketsIndia begin their World Test Championship campaign from ThursdayAs India and West Indies gear up for the two-match Test series, all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja will look to achieve a bowling milestone.Jadeja is just eight wickets away from achieving 200 Test wickets. He will become only the 10th Indian bowler to achieve the feat.If Jadeja achieves the feat in the first Test at Antigua, he will become the second-fastest Indian bowler to reach the landmark after Ravichandran Ashwin.Jadeja is currently ranked at the fifth position in the ICC Test Bowler rankings.India displayed a clinical performance in the recently concluded T20I and ODI series against Windies. The Men in Blue defeated the team from Caribbean 3-0 in the T20I series whereas they outclassed West Indies 2-0 in the three-match ODI series.The first ODI was abandoned due to rain, but India recorded wins in the second and third ODI.Skipper Virat Kohli had a record-breaking run in the ODI series as he scored 234 runs in the ODIs.Kohli became the first batsman to record 20,000 international runs in a single decade. During the ODI series, he also became the highest run-getter against Windies in the 50-over format. The 30-year-old also went past Sourav Ganguly to become second-highest run-scorer for India in ODI cricket.Vice-captain Rohit Sharma went past Chris Gayle to become the batsman with the most number of sixes in the T20I format.India would look to hold on to their number one ranking in the Test format when they take on West Indies. If the team loses 0-1 against West Indies, India can get dethroned from the pole position in the ICC Test rankings.advertisementThe series between India and West Indies will be a part of the World Test Championship.India and West Indies take on each other in the first Test of the two-match series in Antigua from August 22.Also Read | Rejuvenated Umesh Yadav hoping to make a mark in West Indies TestsAlso Read | Kane Williamson reported for suspect bowling action during 1st Test vs Sri Lanka Also See:For sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byAkshay Ramesh Tags :Follow India tour of West Indies 2019Follow Ravindra JadejaFollow R Ashwinlast_img

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