Ravichandran Ashwin was on Tuesday named in the 15-member Tamil Nadu Ranji squad along with Test opener Murali Vijay for the season-opener against Andhra Pradesh, starting Friday.
The three signature programmes of Gen-Next (Weekend, Vision 20 and High-Performance Centre) would be available for the players to choose from, the release said.
R Ashwin, currently playing County Championship, is expected to play Tamil Nadu’s opening game of the upcoming Ranji Trophy season.
Ravichandran Ashwin is currently playing county cricket in England for Worcestershire. But he did a kind favour to one of his biggest fans in Chennai, P Venkatesan by providing him the hospitality box ticket for India-Australia match.
R Ashwin is celebrating his 31st birthday and the former teammate Virender Sehwag, who is known for his witty tweets, wished the all-rounder in a tweet which read ‘May you keep striking at quick intervals & soon become the fastest to 300 test wickets’
Indian cricketer R Ashwin recently found himself in quite a sticky situation when, as a part of brand endorsement, he tweeted about a phone, but missed out on noticing one tiny detail.
India should use their best spinners when playing against a team like Austalia as the wickets at home are going to suit the spinners and they should be used, former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin has said about R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja.
Ravichandran Ashwin ended with eight wickets, including a five-wicket haul in the second innings, on his County Cricket debut as Worcestershire defeated Gloucestershire by 189 runs in a Division 2 game in Worcester.
Ravichandran Ashwin claimed his maiden wicket in County Championship by dismissing Gloucestershire’s wicket-keeper batsman Gareth Roderick in his 10th over with a simple caught and bowled.
After a successful Test campaign in Sri Lanka with Team India, off-spinner R Ashwin is off to Birmingham to begin his stint with Worcestershire. The spinner was rested from the Indian limited overs squad that is scheduled to play five ODIs and a T20I.
India had a complete performance in the recently concluded three-Test away series against Sri Lanka. Here’s a look at the contributions from the Indian cricket team players in the whitewash.
India thumped Sri Lanka by an innings and 171 runs to clean sweep the three-match series in Pallekele. After enforcing a follow-on, Indian bowlers bundled out the hosts for to register a win in the match.
R Ashwin is set to play his first county season after India’s Test series against Sri Lanka as he was confirmed to play for Worcestershire. Cheteshwar Pujara, Ishant Sharma and Ravindra Jadeja will also head for England to play county cricket.
India’s two premier spinners R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja are being touted as the two names that county side Worcestershire are interested in and may sign one of the batsmen as well before the end of the first-class season.
“I enjoy keeping to Ashwin-Jadeja on such wickets. The wicket had some spots where the ball was getting more bounce, almost like a bouncer off spinners as well. I was getting up early for the bounce, but pacers weren’t bouncing it as much”, says Wriddhiman Saha.