Ravichandran Ashwin is all thinking about his new position as Kings XI Punjab’s captain. © Twitter
When Ravichandran Ashwin was once now not retained through Chennai Tremendous Kings when the franchise returned to the Indian Premier League (IPL) for Season 11, it was once most likely the CSK enthusiasts who have been extra shocked than the bowler himself. Ashwin, being an astute cricketer, would have identified that his limited-overs cricket fortunes weren’t actually on a top, so any openings within the IPL might be regarded as a just right ruin. That ruin got here when Kings XI Punjab picked him up for a large tag of Rs 7.6 crore.
No longer simply that, Ashwin was once additionally named captain of the franchise and the off-spinner was once all focussed on his new position, promising to do issues otherwise when the Punjab outfit takes the sector in IPL season seven.
Ashwin was once an out and out CSK guy since he started taking part in the IPL in 2009. He then moved to Emerging Pune Supergiant in 2016 when Chennai went into chapter 11. Alternatively, he neglected out at the 2017 season because of an damage.
His efforts for India have taken a little bit of a again seat the wrist spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav have saved each Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja at the sidelines.
Alternatively, in KXIP, with Yuvraj Singh and Chris Gayle in tow, Ashwin could be hoping now not simply to reinvigorate his waning profession but in addition turn out to the cricketing global as to what an astute captain he’s.