The 34-year-old off-spinner achieved the feat in the course of the World Check Championship remaining in opposition to New Zealand, which was his 14th Check on this cycle of WTC. His 71st sufferer was New Zealand opener Devon Conway.
Ashwin picked up two wickets every within the first (2/28) and second innings (2/17) within the remaining.
The Kane Williamson-led New Zealand received the primary WTC after defeating India by eight wickets.
Ashwin ended up with 4 five-wicket hauls within the WTC with seven for 145 being his greatest in an innings. He additionally scored 324 runs with a century besides.
Australian pacer Pat Cummins with 70 wickets to his identify from 14 Checks completed second on the record, whereas English speedster Stuart Broad completed third on the record with 69 scalps from 17 Checks.
Then it was New Zealand pacer Tim Southee and Australian spinner Nathan Lyon, who each had 56 wickets every to their names on this cycle.