Legendary Indian cricketer Sunil Gavaskar reckons that veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin won’t ever be within the scheme of issues for Crew India’s limited-overs setup. R Ashwin has not performed white-ball cricket for India since mid-2017 after the emergence of wrist-spinners Kuldeep Yadav, and, Yuzvendra Chahal and has been making his presence felt within the longest format of the sport.
In the meantime, the previous opening batsman has gone on to say that since India have already got a settled unit within the limited-overs, there is no such thing as a area for Ashwin on account of which he’ll solely be taking part in red-ball cricket for the remainder of his profession.
‘He will probably be a Take a look at match participant ‘: Sunil Gavaskar
“I someway don’t assume he’ll now make a comeback within the Indian limited-overs staff as a result of India have present in Hardik Pandya the all-rounder at No.7, there’s Ravindra Jadeja after which they are going to have three seamers or perhaps one spinner and two-seamers,” stated Gavaskar whereas talking on Star Sports activities.
“I don’t assume he’ll match into the squad for the time being and due to this fact, he will probably be a Take a look at match participant for the following half a dozen years at the very least,” the 1983 World Cup winner added.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s limited-overs profession
Ravi Ashwin has been India’s Take a look at specialist for the previous couple of years. He had final performed white-ball cricket of India again in July 2017 when West Indies had hosted India in a one-off T20I match.
The senior offie has 150 scalps from 111 One Day Internationals and 52 wickets in 46 T20I matches. Coincidentally, his final look in an ICC occasion had additionally are available the identical 12 months i.e. 2017 through the ICC Champions Trophy the place the Males In Blue made it to the finals however suffered a bitter defeat by a mammoth 180 runs by the hands of arch-rivals Pakistan. The off-spinner had a forgettable day as he completed with figures of 0/70 from 10 overs.
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