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Sunil Gavaskar Unhappy With R Ashwin's Exclusion From Antigua Test:"Astonishing"

  • 23 Aug 2019 00:55:38

Ravichandran Ashwin and Rohit Sharma neglected to make India's playing XI in the primary Test against the West Indies in Antigua on Thursday. Previous India commander Sunil Gavaskar, who is a piece of the discourse board for the supporter of the arrangement, was shocked at Virat Kohli's choice to forget about Ashwin. "[The selection] amazed me," Gavaskar said during the discourse. "A man with that sort of record, particularly against the West Indies. He doesn't discover a spot in this playing XI. That is staggering. Shocking."

In 11 Tests against the West Indies, Ashwin has taken 60 wickets at 21.85, and has scored four hundreds.

The progressing Test is the fourth straight five-day game that Ashwin has missed. He was uninvolved in three of the four Tests against Australia because of damage.

Ashwin, who is yet to play worldwide cricket for India this year, likewise hung out in the principal innings of the visit game with influenza like side effects, yet was accessible for the subsequent innings and the progressing Test.

In his last worldwide counterpart for India, Ashwin took three wickets each in Australia's two innings and furthermore helped salvage India with the bat from 120 for 6 on the primary morning of the arrangement.

Ashwin's Test profession presently remains at 65 counterparts for 342 wickets at 25.43 and 2361 keeps running at 29.14. He is the quickest on the planet to both 250 and 300 Test wickets.

Ashwin, who is as of now out of the restricted overs plan of things, has neglected to complete India's last two visits because of his wellness.