Abu Dhabi. Team India is playing its biggest match of T20 World Cup today. In its third match of the tournament (T20 World Cup 2021), the team is batting first against Afghanistan (India vs Afghanistan). Off-spinner R Ashwin has also been given a chance in the match. R Ashwin played the last T20 International match in July 2017. That is, they have got a chance after 4 years. He has taken more than 600 wickets in international cricket. He has been included in the team in place of Varun Chakravarthy. Ashwin has a good record on the spin pitch. Because of this they have entered the match.
Team India has lost both the matches played before this. Pakistan beat it by 10 wickets while New Zealand by 8 wickets. If the team loses this match then it will be out of the tournament. The team is batting first in the third consecutive match. In the last match, the team could score only 110 runs against New Zealand. Talking about R Ashwin’s T20 International career, he has taken 52 wickets in 46 matches. The average is 23 and the economy is 6.97. His best performance is 4 wickets for 8 runs.
took more than 400 wickets in test
34-year-old R Ashwin’s record in Tests is excellent. He has taken 413 wickets in 79 matches at an average of 25. He has achieved the feat of taking 10 wickets 30 times 5 and 7 times. 7 wickets for 59 runs is his best performance. Apart from this, he has taken 150 wickets in 111 ODIs. His best performance is 4 wickets for 25 runs. Ashwin has taken 255 wickets in 260 matches of overall T20. He has 615 wickets in international cricket.
Chance to play after 65 T20s
R Ashwin is playing for Team India after 65 T20 International matches. This is the second largest match difference by an Indian player between two matches. Sanju Samson got the highest 73 while Umesh Yadav also got a chance to play T20 after 65 matches. During this, Team India won 41 matches, while the team lost in 20. 2 matches were tied.