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Rohit, Ashwin and Karthik need to make way for younger players in T20Is, suggests Panesar
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Rohit, Ashwin and Karthik need to make way for younger players in T20Is, suggests Panesar

India's semi-final exit in the T20 World Cup has put the spotlight on a number of under-performing senior players including skipper Rohit Sharma.

Harbhajan Singh reacts to R Ashwin's 'jacket sniffing' trick during IND vs ZIM, off-spinner replies
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Harbhajan Singh reacts to R Ashwin's 'jacket sniffing' trick during IND vs ZIM, off-spinner replies

India bagged victory against Zimbabwe and confirmed their spot in the semifinals, but Ravichandran Ashwin gained traction for his hostel-boy-like antics.

T20 World Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin not a big fan of match-ups, but says it gives teams a ‘tactical edge’
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T20 World Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin not a big fan of match-ups, but says it gives teams a ‘tactical edge’

India off-spinner Ashwin stressed on a player's ability to adapt and find out where the pressure points are, be it with the bat or with ball.

Wouldn’t want to get run-out at the non-striker’s end myself, says R Ashwin on controversial dismissal
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Wouldn’t want to get run-out at the non-striker’s end myself, says R Ashwin on controversial dismissal

Ashwin, who had famously run Jos Buttler out in a similar manner in 2019, was quizzed about the fairness of the dismissal ahead of India's Super 12 clash against Zimbabwe in the T20 World Cup.

Ashwin and Karthik's exclusion from India's squads puts question mark over their white-ball future after T20 World Cup
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Ashwin and Karthik's exclusion from India's squads puts question mark over their white-ball future after T20 World Cup

Both Ravichandran Ashwin and Dinesh Karthik have been overlooked for India's T20I and ODI squads for the tour of New Zealand as well as the ODI series in Bangladesh.

T20 World Cup: Ashwin lets non-striker Miller off with a warning during India-South Africa match; watch video
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T20 World Cup: Ashwin lets non-striker Miller off with a warning during India-South Africa match; watch video

The incident occurred during the 18th over of South Africa's run chase, in which India skipper Rohit Sharma brought Ashwin in to bowl his final over of the evening.

T20 World Cup: Ashwin reveals he cursed at Karthik while walking out to bat during tense chase against Pakistan
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T20 World Cup: Ashwin reveals he cursed at Karthik while walking out to bat during tense chase against Pakistan

Ashwin was quite candid on his YouTube channel and shared what was going on in his head when he scored the winning run.

T20 World Cup: ‘Thank you for saving me’, Dinesh Karthik tells Ravichandran Ashwin; watch video
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T20 World Cup: ‘Thank you for saving me’, Dinesh Karthik tells Ravichandran Ashwin; watch video

Ravichandran Ashwin came out and calmy saw India through in their 160-run chase against Pakistan after Dinesh Karthik was stumped off the penultimate delivery.

India vs Pakistan, T20 World Cup 2022: India pick Ashwin over Chahal for blockbuster clash; Shami, Karthik also included
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India vs Pakistan, T20 World Cup 2022: India pick Ashwin over Chahal for blockbuster clash; Shami, Karthik also included

India went with Ravichandran Ashwin and Axar Patel as their spin options, benching Yuzvendra Chahal for the T20 World Cup Super 12 clash at the MCG.

Ravichandran Ashwin is peerless in Tests but has quality competition in T20s: Muttiah Muralitharan
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Ravichandran Ashwin is peerless in Tests but has quality competition in T20s: Muttiah Muralitharan

Muttiah Muralitharan added that India has created an unimaginable talent pool in the T20 format.

T20 World Cup: Bigger boundaries in Australia will give bowlers license to attack, says R Ashwin
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T20 World Cup: Bigger boundaries in Australia will give bowlers license to attack, says R Ashwin

Senior off-spinner Ashwin is part of the Indian squad that will begin its T20 World Cup campaign against Pakistan on 23 October at the MCG.

'IPL teams might go after Cameron Green at auction,' says Ravichandran Ashwin
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'IPL teams might go after Cameron Green at auction,' says Ravichandran Ashwin

Cameron Green's all-round abilities, coupled with array of shots and brute force, is going to attract the interests of IPL franchise at the next IPL auction.

Ravichandran Ashwin a good defensive option in T20Is, can't expect too many wickets, says Aakash Chopra
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Ravichandran Ashwin a good defensive option in T20Is, can't expect too many wickets, says Aakash Chopra

What raised many eyebrows was Ashwin getting picked over Kuldeep Yadav in India's Asia Cup squad, and while Chopra believes that Ashwin will execute a defensive role perfectly, he won’t pick enough wickets.

Asia Cup 2022: Kiran More questions R Ashwin's place in India T20I squad
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Asia Cup 2022: Kiran More questions R Ashwin's place in India T20I squad

Kiran More, the former chief selector of the Indian team, felt R Ashwin didn't quite have the credentials to warrant a place in the Indian T20I side as he hadn't quite set the stage on fire with his performances in the Indian Premier League (IPL)

R Ashwin’s selection for the West Indies tour was an excellent one: Sanjay Manjrekar
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R Ashwin’s selection for the West Indies tour was an excellent one: Sanjay Manjrekar

Former Indian cricketer Sanjay Manjrekar chooses his preferred spin options for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

'I'm confused': Ex-India selector questions R Ashwin's place in T20I team
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'I'm confused': Ex-India selector questions R Ashwin's place in T20I team

Ravichandran Ashwin has been brought back into the Indian T20 team after a gap of eight months.

India vs West Indies: Dinesh Karthik praises Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid for calm dressing room environment
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India vs West Indies: Dinesh Karthik praises Rohit Sharma and Rahul Dravid for calm dressing room environment

While Ravichandran Ashwin played a T20I after almost eight months, he didn't feel that he was making a comeback to the side. He interviewed Dinesh Karthik after the first T20I.

Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris bats for completely banning switch hit
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Former New Zealand all-rounder Scott Styris bats for completely banning switch hit

Ashwin had said that batters should be adjudged leg before wicket even if the ball is pitched outside leg stump if they miss out on an attempted switch hit.

Ravichandran Ashwin wants lbw to come into play if batters go for switch hit
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Ravichandran Ashwin wants lbw to come into play if batters go for switch hit

Ravichandran Ashwin feels that the batters should be adjudged leg before wicket even if the ball is pitched outside leg stump if they miss out on an attempted switch hit.

India vs England: Ravi Shastri explains why Shardul Thakur is preferred over R Ashwin in starting XI
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India vs England: Ravi Shastri explains why Shardul Thakur is preferred over R Ashwin in starting XI

The pitch at Edgbaston has historically supported spinners and Ashwin picked up seven wickets the last time he played at the ground in 2018.