Muttiah Muralidaran (left) and Ravichandran Ashwin
Indian spinner Ashwin surpassed this record, when he dismissed Australian left hander Josh Hazlewood clean bowled in the morning session on day four of the Boxing Day Test at MCG. Hazlewood was the 192nd left-hander to be dismissed by Ashwin which is the most by any bowler in Test cricket history.
Earlier, Muralitharan held the record of dismissing most left-handers in Test cricket as he had claimed 191 lefthanders in his legendary career.
Players who have taken more lefthanders wickets in Test cricket thus far is as follows,
Ravichandran Ashwin (India) -192
Muttiah Muralidaran (Sri Lanka) – 191
James Anderson (England) – 186
Glenn McGrath (Australia) – 172
Shane Warne (Australia) – 172
Anil Kumble (India) – 167