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Ravichandran Ashwin Is Back In ODI Squad Against Australia; Rohit Sharma Statement On His World Cup Place

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Indian cricket fans are speculating whether Ravichandran Ashwin will be included in India’s ODI World Cup 2023 squad after captain Rohit Sharma’s recent statement. After leading India to victory in the Asia Cup final against Sri Lanka. Sharma said that it is not yet over for Ashwin, and he is still in line. This statement has sparked speculation about whether Ashwin will be included in the squad for the upcoming World Cup. Continue reading to know more about the statement.

 

Ravichandran Ashwin Records

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Ashwin is a senior off-spinner who has been a key player for India in the past. He has played 111 ODIs for India, taking 150 wickets at an average of 32.91. However, he has not played for India in an ODI since 2017. And there has been speculation about whether he will be included in the squad for the World Cup.

Furthermore, Sharma’s recent statement has given hope to Ashwin’s fans that he may be included in the squad. In an interview after the Asia Cup victory, Sharma said that India is looking for a “spin bowling all-rounder” for the World Cup and that Ashwin is still in contention for the spot. This statement has been widely reported in the Indian media and has led to speculation about whether Ashwin will be included in the squad.

 

Rohit Sharma’s Statement

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Ashwin himself has offered some insight into his potential return to the Indian squad for the World Cup. In an interview, he said that he is “working hard” to make a comeback to the Indian team and that he is “confident” that he can contribute to the team’s success. He also said that he is focusing on his fitness and performance in domestic cricket and is hopeful that he will be selected for the World Cup squad. After the win, Rohit said,

“As a spinner-all-rounder, Ashwin is in the line. I have been talking to him on the phone. The injury happened to Axar at the last minute. Washington was available, so he had to come and perform the role for us.”

He further added,

“He was cricket fit because he was part of the Asian Games camp. I have been very clear with players about their roles. Everyone is in the loop.”

 

Team India For Australia ODI Series

Team India is announced for three ODIs against Australia. Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli are rested for the first 2 ODIs. KL Rahul will be the captain. Ravichandran Ashwin is back in the ODIs after a long gap. It will remain to be seen if Ravichandran Ashwin will be in the World Cup Squad. But if Axar Patel will not be available for the World Cup due to injury, Ravichandran Ashwin might be the first choice to replace him,

It remains to be seen whether Ashwin will be included in India’s ODI World Cup 2023 squad. However, Sharma’s recent statement has given hope to Ashwin’s fans that he may be included in the squad as a spin-bowling all-rounder. Moreover, Indian cricket fans will be eagerly waiting to see whether Ashwin will make a comeback to the Indian team for the World Cup. What do you think about the statement? Are you a cricket fan? Do let us know your thoughts in the comment section below. Stay tuned for further updates.

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