Ravichandran Ashwin throughout apply session at Southampton© Instagram
The Indian crew is gearing up for the World Test Championship closing towards New Zealand to be performed at Southampton from June 18-22. The gamers have come out of isolation and began practising 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 apply session. He captioned, “Good to be back out there and play some cricket again!!”
The 34-years-old has an impressive document towards 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 Test Championship and third general along with his 67 wickets in 13 Test matches. Pat Cummins is on the high with 70 wickets in 14 matches, adopted by Stuart Broad’s 69 dismissals in 17 Tests.
However, from the New Zealand facet, solely Tim Southee is within the combine at quantity 5 with 51 wickets in 10 Test matches.
Against New Zealand, Ashwin has 48 wickets from six Test matches, 5 performed in India, whereas one in New Zealand.
As a Test batsman, Ashwin has additionally contributed nicely, notably, his 256-ball stand with Hanuma Vihari down below to save lots of the Sydney Test.
Later in February, Ashwin additionally bought a century within the second Test match towards England within the dwelling sequence.
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