R Ashwin in press convention after CSK vs RR match© BCCI/Sportzpics
As Ravichandran Ashiwn walked in to bat on the No. 5 spot, many questions had been raised over Rajasthan Royals’ technique towards Chennai Super Kings within the Indian Premier League 2023 conflict on Wednesday. Ashwin ended up scoring a 22-ball 30 however there have been just a few who questioned if his promotion within the batting order derailed RR’s tempo of scoring runs. Ashwin was requested about his views on the topic within the press convention, and the Royals all-rounder left the reporter stumped along with his response.
There are those that really feel Ashwin went out to bat ‘on his personal suggestion’. However, the veteran cricketer discovered this assumption fairly foolish.
“Sir, I don’t understand, how can I walk into bat on my own suggestion? If I could do that… I mean I am surprised people do tend up believing that I pad up and I run in. It never works like that. I don’t discuss. To be fair, every single match that we play, I am padded up, either as a showpiece or a batsman. I am just padded up, I am ready to go in anytime,” Ashwin mentioned within the press convention.
“If you put a batter in that position and ask them to go at any order, they might not willingly do it for any position. But for someone like me who doesn’t bat as much throughout the season, I am glad that I am getting an opportunity at least to pad up,” Ashwin elaborated.
Ashwin was named the Player of the Match for his all-round present towards former facet CSK. The 37-year-old did not simply rating a 22-ball 30 however was additionally pivotal in stopping Chennai’s run move within the center overs.
With the ball, the Tamil Nadu-born off-spinner picked up 2 wickets for simply 25 runs in his quota of 4 overs. With the dismissals of Ajinkya Rahane and Shivam Dube, Ashwin introduced Rajasthan again into the sport, simply when it seemed like Chennai had been cruising ahead within the equation.
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