CHENNAI, Oct 6, 2023 From our Sports Correspondent
Giving a strong indication of him turning up in India’s World Cup opener against Australia in Chennai on Sunday, veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is undergoing through an engaging net session.
Ravichandran Ashwin could be included as third spinner behind Ravindra Jadeja and Kuldeep Yadav against the Aussies ahead of pacer Shardul Thakur considering a possibly gripping pitch at M.A. Chidambaram Stadium and his hold over veterans David Warner and Steve Smith.
Ravichandran Ashwin, who takes the ball away from the left-handers with his off-breaks, has had the measure of Warner in the past, dismissing him 11 times in the Test matches.