Ravichandran Ashwin will be the only off-spinner of the Indian team in the T20 World Cup.
After the end of IPL, now the stars of Team India have started preparing for the T20 World Cup. BCCI is organizing this tournament in UAE and Oman. Last month, the BCCI announced the team for the T20 World Cup. Fans were surprised to see the name of legendary spinner R Ashwin in this team. After IPL, now Virat Kohli has put his vote on the selection of R Ashwin. He told why the selectors showed trust in Ashwin.
Questions were raised on the selection of R Ashwin because he has been away from international T20 cricket for a long time. Is. Ashwin played his last white ball match (T20) for India in 2017. Since then he did not get a chance in the team. Although he was playing Tamil Nadu Premier League continuously apart from IPL.
Kohli explains the reason for Ashwin’s selection
Virat Kohli believes that R Ashwin has been rewarded for his brilliant game in the IPL. The Indian captain said, ‘Ashwin has improved a lot in his bowling and everyone has seen it. In the last two years, Ashwin has bowled brilliantly against the big hitters. Ashwin is bowling in the right areas and his confidence in his ability has increased. We saw that Ashwin is bowling with a lot of variation. He is a player who has played a lot of international cricket. The Indian captain said that in such a situation, Ashwin has been rewarded for improving the performance of the white ball. Ashwin’s T20 World Cup history is also in his favor. He was part of the team in the last World Cup. Ashwin has been bowling brilliantly in the T20 World Cup. He is the highest wicket-taker for India in the T20 World Cup and has a total of 20 wickets in his name.
The team’s chief selector Chetan Sharma also clarified on Ashwin’s selection. He said, ‘Ravichandra Ashwin is playing IPL continuously. He has done well in IPL. When you go to the World Cup, you need an off-spinner. Everyone knows that UAE wicket is very slow. IPL will also be played here. The role of the spinner will be important. The off-spinner can play the main role here.
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