Former India batsman Mohammad Kaif on Wednesday took to Twitter to voice his opinion about off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin’s omission from India’s Twenty20 Worldwide (T20I) squad, regardless of him performing properly within the just-concluded Indian Premier League (IPL) 2020. As a Delhi Capitals help head coach, Kaif noticed Ashwin’s efficiency from shut quarters and feels that Ashwin nonetheless has loads to supply and is usually a “worthwhile asset” to India’s T20I facet. To place forth his argument, Kaif, in his tweet, identified among the key wickets Ashwin took within the IPL 2020. Main Delhi Capitals’ spin-bowling assault, R Ashwin dismissed among the huge names like Virat Kohli, Chris Gayle, Kieron Pollard and David Warner, amongst others — that too within the Powerplay. 


“Virat, Rohit, Pollard, Gayle, Warner, QDK, Karun, Buttler, Smith, Paddikal, Pooran. Learn and re-read @ashwinravi99’s checklist of massive scalps from IPL 13, principally in energy performs. Really feel Ash can nonetheless be a worthwhile asset for India in T20Is,” Kaif tweeted.

Ashwin is an everyday member of Staff India within the longest format however has not performed a limited-overs recreation for India since 2017. The final T20I Ashwin performed was approach again in July 2017, whereas his final ODI cap got here in June 2017 — each in opposition to the West Indies. 

In his debut season for Delhi Capitals, R Ashwin had a formidable marketing campaign as he picked up 13 wickets from 15 matches at an economic system of seven.66 runs per over. 


Ashwin will subsequent be seen in motion throughout the four-Check sequence in Australia which can start on December 17. Aside from honing his personal abilities, the off-spinner has additionally been serving to different gamers put together for the powerful sequence. 

On Monday, the BCCI tweeted a video during which Ashwin was seen volleying balls to KL Rahul as a way to put together him for the short-pitch bowling.

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