The Indian team is currently gearing up for the five-match ODI series against West Indies after beating the visitors 2-0 in the Test series. The first match will begin from October 21, 2018, at the Barsapara Stadium, Guwahati. Now, Ravindra Jadeja who has made a comeback in the ODI series against West Indies, could break former Indian captain Kapil Dev’s record. Ravindra Jadeja is just 15 wickets away from being India’s highest wicket-taker against West Indies in the fifty over format.
Kapil Dev has 43 wickets in 42 matches with an economy of 3.62. He also has a four-wicket haul under his belt. Anil Kumble is the next in line with 41 wickets whereas Harbhajan Singh has 33 wickets. As of now Ravindra Jadeja has 29 wickets from 19 matches. Ravindra Jadeja has not only impressed us with the ball but also with his bat in the first match of the recently concluded Test series. Can Kieran Powell Retain His Record of Second Most Sixes in 2018; Ravindra Jadeja to Give a Tough Challenge in Second Test Match.
It was at the Saurashtra Cricket Association, Rajkot that the local boy had scored a century. Jadeja went on to be the second-highest six hitter in Tests, 2018. But eventually, he was surpassed by Kieran Powell and is now placed on number three. He even snapped four wickets during the match. Talking about Jadeja’s performance in the Asia Cup 2018, he picked a total of seven wickets from four matches. This included his four-wicket haul against Bangladesh.
Talking about the ODI series, Shardul Thakur has been replaced by Umesh Yadav, who got a 10-wicket haul in the second Test match in Hyderabad. Shardul Thakur has been dropped from the squad due to a strain on his groin that occurred to him during the second Test match. India vs West Indies 2018 ODIs: Umesh Yadav Replaces Injured Shardul Thakur for a Couple of Games.