IND vs AUS: World Cup door open for R Ashwin, will have to prove his mettle in Australia series
India Australia ODI Series Team: The Indian team has been announced for the 3 ODI series against Australia. After almost one and a half years, Ashwin has returned to Team India’s ODI squad. With this, the chances of Ashwin playing in the World Cup have also increased. At the same time, wicketkeeper batsman KL Rahul will lead the team in the first 2 matches of this series. In this way, Team India’s regular captain Rohit Sharma will not play in the first 2 matches of the India-Australia series. Apart from this, Virat Kohli has also been given rest.
However, it is believed that after his return in the Australia series, the door to the World Cup has opened for Ravi Ashwin. However, entry into the World Cup team will not be easy for Ravi Ashwin. To enter the World Cup team, Ravi Ashwin will have to perform strongly in the Australia series. Before this, the Indian team won the Asia Cup title. Ravi Ashwin was not a part of the Indian Asia Cup team.
Why is Ravi Ashwin important?
Actually, Ravi Ashwin is an off-spinner. For this reason, Ravi Ashwin has always proved to be a big challenge for left handed batsmen. Ravi Ashwin can prove to be a wicket taking option against left handed batsmen. Apart from this, Ravi Ashwin can contribute to the team with his batting if needed.
Ravi Ashwin’s ODI career has been like this
If we look at the statistics, till now Ravi Ashwin has played 113 ODI matches. Ravi Ashwin has taken 151 wickets in these 113 ODI matches. In this format, Ravi Ashwin’s economy is 4.94 while his strike rate is 33.5. At the same time, Ravi Ashwin’s best figure in ODI format is 4 wickets for 25 runs. Apart from this, Ravi Ashwin has scored 707 runs in ODI matches at a strike rate of 86.96 and an average of 16.44.
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