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Ashwin ties the knot in low-key ceremony

Ashwin tied knot with his childhood friend Preethi Narayanan in low-key wedding ceremony,attended by only family members and close friends.

Written by Agencies | Chennai | Published: November 13, 2011 9:36:45 pm

India’s newest spin sensation Ravichandran Ashwin today tied the knot with his childhood friend Preethi Narayanan in a low-key wedding ceremony,attended by only family members and close friends here.

The off-spinner,who made his Test debut memorable with a nine-wicket haul in the first Test against the West Indies in Delhi,along with his wife then flew to Kolkata,where a reception has been planned at the team hotel for his Indian teammates according to family sources.

His impressive haul in Delhi Test included six in the second innings of a match which India won with more than a day to spare.

The performance got him the selector’s nod for the second Test as well.

The wedding reception was held last evening and chief selector K Srikkanth were among those who attended the function.

The marriage was solemnised this morning according to Hindu customs. The 25-year-old Ashwin made his ODI and Twenty20 debuts last year,after being a strike bowler for IPL franchise Chennai Super Kings.

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