Ravichandran Ashwin sets record for most balls bowled in a Test season

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India’s premier off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin, who has bowled a total of 41 overs in the match so far, surpassed Anil Kumble’s record for the most deliveries bowled in a Test cricket season on Sunday. Ashwin has bowled 3,701 balls (616.5 overs) in the 2016/17 season while Kumble had bowled 3,673 balls (612.1 overs) in the 2004/05 season. Interestingly, the top five bowlers with most balls bowled in a season are all Indian spinners.
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