Ravichandran Ashwin ended the series against England with 32 wickets and 189 runs including a century in the series. This win has also helped India qualify for the World Test championship finals. They will face New Zealand in the final now in June later this year at Lord’s. India lost the first Test in Chennai and then made a grand comeback in the next three Tests to win the series. Ashwin played a key role in the series for India.
Meanwhile, Ravichandran Ashwin’s wife Prithi has posted an adorable message on Twitter asking the off-spinner to break the bubble and come back home as soon as possible. Ashwin is not a part of the Indian T20I squad which has been announced for the T20I series to be played in Ahmedabad. The series starts with the first game on March 8.
Meanwhile, Prithi wrote on Twitter “now break the bubbbubble and come home already. @ashwinravi99,” wrote Prithi.
Prithi’s Message For Ravichandran Ashwin
— Prithi Ashwin (@prithinarayanan) March 6, 2021
Ashwin has been staying in the bubble since August last year when the preparations for IPL 2020 began. It was followed by the tour of Australia before the Test series against England.
He also spoke at the post-match presentation after India’s convincing win over England in the final Test match. From Pant to Sundar to Axar Patel, Ashwin spoke on every one of very high regard and their contribution in the series.
“The fact that we qualified for the WTC final is very important. Beating Australia in Australia has to be the pinnacle, but with the context – being in the WTC final is not a joke – this means a lot to us. WTC final is as good as WC final” said Ravichandran Ashwin to Cricbuzz after India qualified for the World Test Championship final.
He then spoke of the performances put in by Rishabh Pant & Axar Patel in the Test series. While Axar picked up 27 wickets in his debut series, Pant was the second-highest run-getter for India with 270 runs.
If you put a board on what Rishabh has gone through in the last year, I am extremely happy to see him succeed. It’s been a little unfair being compared to legends, and the way he’s come out of it and kept in this series has been excellent. Axar is someone who came into replace Jaddu. He deserved all the praise and he was very accurate for someone playing his first series” said the Indian spinner on Pant and Axar respectively.