After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling

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After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling

Ravichandran Ashwin is India’s premier spinner who has so often spun it India’s way. Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the best off break bowlers in the world. He was purchased in the auctions by the Kings XI Punjab for 7.6 crores and is likely to captain the side. Ashwin is among the leading wicket-takers in …


Ravichandran Ashwin is India’s premier spinner who has so often spun it India’s way. Ravichandran Ashwin is one of the best off break bowlers in the world. He was purchased in the auctions by the Kings XI Punjab for 7.6 crores and is likely to captain the side.

After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling

Ashwin is among the leading wicket-takers in the Indian Premier League. Ravichandran Ashwin has 100 IPL wickets from 111 games. Ravichandran Ashwin has a lot of experience and skills up his sleeves and he knows how to trap a batsman into throwing away his wicket.

In IPL 2018 he would be seen playing for a different team even though he would have loved to go back to the Chennai Super Kings.

After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling

ASHWIN WILL TRY LEG SPIN IN IPL 2018

Ravichandran Ashwin is an off-break bowler and that is what he has bowled in the past 10 years. But now he wants to throw up a new challenge to himself and try leg spin. Ashwin has been practising leg spin for a while now and this is what he has to say about it.

“This is part of my plan going into the IPL. I am just trying to build my armoury. I used to bowl good leg breaks with my off-spin action when I was playing league cricket in Chennai. Over a period of time, in a search to get my stock ball right, I obviously had to cut out a lot of those things.

After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling
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I had possessed a lot more variations. Having bowled off break as the stock ball for almost 10 years, trying to change things around is challenging. But I don’t really settle for anything. At no point in my career, I thought ‘this is it’ and decided to settle for the rest of my career.”

“As of now, everything is cooked by me. I try to take feedback from our coaches in my academy. L Balaji has been of great help. First time I was bowling leg spin, we were working on some actions on how to gain momentum. How I can make a repeatable action work for me. For example, my arm doesn’t go 45 degrees which are perfect leg-spinner. I am more upright.

After Getting Axed From CSK, Ravichandran Ashwin Has Added A New Mystery To His Bowling

I have to adjust my action. It has been a painful ride. One day it will come out well in the nets, and the next day it won’t come out all right. It will be frustrating. I have gone through the entire journey and have reached a place where I can land the ball where I want to.”