Veteran off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has again found a place in India’s ODI squad. However, before joining the team for the ODI series against Australia, he will have to complete a test to see if he is fit for ODI cricket or not? Due to this, R Ashwin will be seen in domestic ODI matches. R Ashwin was recently spotted practicing in the nets with a white ball at the National Cricket Academy (NCA) in Bengaluru. They are scheduled to play a 50-over match in the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) domestic league in Chennai on Tuesday.
The VAP Trophy ODI League is currently underway in Chennai. The 37-year-old Ashwin, who has represented the country in 113 ODIs, including the 2011 World Cup-winning campaign, is set to field for the Tech Solutions MRPA team against Young Stars at the SSN College Ground. According to Cricbuzz, he also participated in the three-day games in the domestic league a few weeks ago. He is match fit in such condition, but it remains to be seen if he is fully fit for ODI cricket.
“He wants to spend some time on the field and a 50-over game will give him that opportunity,” said a TNCA official. He has recently been working on his match fitness and improving his skills under the guidance of spin bowling coach Sairaj Bahutule. Visited NCA to hone his skills. He is preparing himself extensively for any challenge.” At the same time, when the captain was asked about Ashwin’s lack of game time, captain Rohit Sharma said that he has experience and is constantly active in domestic cricket.