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R Ashwin Aces In Table Tennis And Asks R Subramanian For Approval
By CricShots - Mar 2, 2021 6:49 pm
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The veteran Indian spinner, R Ashwin is enjoying one of the best phases of his career, and it seems everything he is touching is turning into gold on and off the field. The seasoned off-spinner has been a key player for the Indian team for almost a decade now, but in the last few months, he has elevated himself to a whole new level — shinning with both bat and ball.

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    R Ashwin became the second fastest Indian to take 400 Test wickets

However, on Tuesday, Ashwin posted a video of himself playing table tennis and tagged an Indian Olympian Raman Subramanian, asking for his opinion on his table tennis skills. In the small video, R Ashwin can be seen taking point off his opponent after a short rally. Here’s the video:

Ashwin recently became the fastest Indian — second fastest overall — to surpassed the tally of 400 wickets in the longest format, when he dismissed England fast bowler Jofra Archer in the fourth innings of the third Test in Ahmedabad.

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In the first 3 Tests of the ongoing series, R Ashwin has managed to scalp 24 wickets and also has scored a crucial hundred while batting in tough conditions in the second Chennai Test. With 176 runs from six innings, Ashwin is India’s second-most successful batsman in the series so far, only behind opener Rohit Sharma, who has scored 296 runs.

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With the fourth Test just a couple of days away, the veteran spinner is on the brink of creating yet another record. The Tamil Nadu off-spinner needs to scalp eight more wickets for becoming the fourth-highest wicket-taker for India across all formats. Ashwin so far as 603 international wickets (401 in Tests, 150 in ODIs, and 52 in T20Is) and is seven short of Zaheer Khan’s tally of 610, who is current fourth on the list.