Ravichandran Ashwin throughout observe session at Southampton© Instagram
The Indian staff is gearing up for the World Check Championship remaining in opposition to New Zealand to be performed at Southampton from June 18-22. The gamers have come out of isolation and began training for the massive match. Senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has posted a video of him bowling on the Ageas Bowl in the course of the observe session. He captioned, “Good to be again on the market and play some cricket once more!!”
The 34-years-old has an impressive report in opposition to the left-handers, and he’s the one spinner within the historical past of the sport to dismiss 200 left-handed batsmen. New Zealand has three left-handers of their high six – Devon Conway, Tom Latham, and Henry Nicholls, there are additionally two extra in Mitchell Santner and Neil Wagner decrease down the order.
Ashwin can be India’s high wicket-taker within the World Check Championship and third general along with his 67 wickets in 13 Check matches. Pat Cummins is on the high with 70 wickets in 14 matches, adopted by Stuart Broad’s 69 dismissals in 17 Assessments.
Nonetheless, from the New Zealand aspect, solely Tim Southee is within the combine at quantity 5 with 51 wickets in 10 Check matches.
In opposition to New Zealand, Ashwin has 48 wickets from six Check matches, 5 performed in India, whereas one in New Zealand.
As a Check batsman, Ashwin has additionally contributed properly, notably, his 256-ball stand with Hanuma Vihari down underneath to avoid wasting the Sydney Check.
Later in February, Ashwin additionally obtained a century within the second Check match in opposition to England within the dwelling collection.
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