Former Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir desires to see off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin lead Delhi Capitals in subsequent season.
Ashwin picked seven wickets in IPL 2021 and was very near pushing Delhi Capitals within the IPL 2021 last.
Ashwin was handed the ultimate over to bowl towards Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2 the place he had the duty of defending seven runs.
He bought two wickets in two balls earlier than he was tonked by Rahul Tripathi for a six over long-off on the penultimate ball of the match.
Ravichandran Ashwin is among the finest spinners on the earth: Gautam Gambhir
Gambhir stated Ashwin is among the finest spinners on the earth and needs him to be the captain of DC in IPL 2022.
“Look, I’m one in every of his largest followers and he’s the most effective spinners on the earth. So, sure, it could be a weird name and solely I can take into consideration this… however I wish to make him the captain of Delhi Capitals subsequent yr, Gambhir advised ESPNcricinfo.
I’d by no means have Ravichandran Ashwin in my workforce: Sanjay Manjrekar
Cricket commentator Sanjay Manjrekar had a opposite view concerning the Tamil Nadu spinner.
The former Indian participant is of the opinion that Ashwin hasn’t modified as a bowler in T20 cricket because the final 5 years and he would favor spinners like Varun Chakravarthy or Sunil Narine in his workforce.
“We have spent far too much talking about Ashwin. As a T20 bowler, he is not a great force in any team. And if you want Ashwin to change, I don’t think that’s going to happen because he’s been like this for the last five-seven years.”
“I think he has shown us in the last five years that he’s bowled exactly the same and I would never have somebody like Ashwin in my team because if I got turning pitches, I would expect to have people like Varun Chakravarthy or Sunil Narine or [Yuzvendra] Chahal and how they do their job. They get you wickets.”
Ashwin was the captain of Kings XI Punjab (now Punjab Kings) for 2 seasons earlier than shifting to Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020.
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