Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian national cricket team player, who plays for India and Tamil Nadu cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off-break bowler. He is the fastest Indian bowler to complete 50, 100, 150, 200 and 250 wickets in Tests. In 2016, Ashwin received the ICC Cricketer of the Year Award, becoming only the second player after Sachin Tendulkar and Rahul Dravid to achieve the feat.
In 2017, he broke Sir Richard Hadlee's record, becoming the fastest to 250 Test wickets.