Dubai: Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has proved to be a big villain for Delhi Capitals in the second qualifier match of IPL 2021 played against Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) on Wednesday. Delhi Capitals lost the chance of the final due to a big mistake by star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Delhi Capitals had to save 7 runs in the last over, but R Ashwin failed to do so. Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) needed 6 runs in the last two balls and Ravichandran Ashwin had the ball in front.
The statement of this veteran created a sensation
Ashwin was on a hat-trick after taking wickets in the third and fourth balls of this over, but Tripathi broke Delhi’s dream by bringing the fifth ball across the boundary. Former India batsman and commentator Sanjay Manjrekar has said that he will never keep a player like Ravichandran Ashwin in his T20 team and replace him with wicket-taking spinners in the form of Varun Chakravarthy and Sunil Narine. will that do. In the second qualifier of IPL, Kolkata Knight Riders defeated Delhi Capitals by 3 wickets. R Ashwin, who was bowling for Delhi Capitals, took the match out of hand.
Ashwin is not that effective for any team
Sanjay Manjrekar said, ‘We have talked a lot about Ashwin. Ashwin has not been as effective for any team in T20 matches. If you want to replace Ashwin, I don’t think anything like that will happen because he has been like this for the last 5-7 years. I understand that the form he has been in in Test matches is commendable and it was sad to see him not get a chance to play in a single match in England. Sanjay Manjrekar said, ‘Ravichandran Ashwin does not take wickets as effectively in T20 cricket and no franchise will keep him just to stop runs.’
Delhi lost due to this big mistake of Ashwin
Questions are being raised on such bowling of Ravichandran Ashwin just before the T20 World Cup 2021. Ravichandran Ashwin is a very clever bowler, he already guesses which batsman has to bowl where. Ravichandran Ashwin bowled a slightly flatter ball, on which Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) batsman Rahul Tripathi hit a brilliant shot and gave Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) victory.
Delhi’s dream shattered
KKR needed six runs in the last two balls and Ravichandran Ashwin had the ball in front. Ashwin was on a hat-trick after taking wickets in the third and fourth balls of this over, but Tripathi smashed Delhi’s dream of winning the IPL for the first time by taking the fifth ball across the boundary. KKR won the toss and decided to bowl first. Batting first, Delhi scored 135 for 5 in 20 overs. Chasing the target, KKR won the match by scoring 136 runs for 7 wickets in 19.5 overs. Now KKR have to play against Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s Chennai Super Kings in the final on October 15.