Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin returns with a bang on his bowling. Recently India went a tour of West Indies. As lead by Test Captain Virat Kohli, 15 players went for the tour. The special appearance of Anil Kumble as Head Coach of Indian Team made an enormous amount of expectations on this series. Ashwin’s bowling attack made innings victory for India. As usual Kohli landed with 5 bowlers and 5 batsmen in the team. Putting more pressure on batsmen to reach good score is the style of Virat. Likewise, top order batsmen also ready to prove their team under the circumstances. In this match Virat score double ton’s in a single innings. Apart from that R. Ashwin scores a ton for his part. Due to this, India fixes the target of 566 for 8 wickets. This made India feel that’s enough to beat.
Ashwin’s bowling attack made innings victory for India
Indian Bowler Mohammed Shami bowls and take 5 wickets in the 1st innings of West Indies. And from the other end Umesh control with so many maiden overs to WI. When Shami grabs 5 wickets of WI, Team India on huge celebration. And with the continuation, WI need to follow on the innings. This made India to decide their Win against their first match in the series. Kohli holds the team India in his shoulder. But the celebration doesn’t over. When WI players started their follow on series, R. Ashwin place his benchmark.
Ashwin defense on bowling attack:
- Ashwin started his follow on innings with a wicket. This made WI players to feel sad and to lose the hope. Then continuously Ashwin started taking wickets in the series. At the last Ashwin end the innings with 7 wickets in his hand by giving only 83 runs. Other wickets are taken by some other bowlers in Team India. This made Team India to win. Ashwin placed his benchmark in this West Indies series as his best. This made R. Ashwin to make him as No.1 in ICC rankings of Test bowlers. At first, it was placed by great leg spinner of Pakistan named Yasir Shah. He is the man who takes all 10 wickets in an innings against England in Lord’s stadium. He acts as Match winner for the entire series. These bowlers placed the first place in ICC rankings.
Ashwin acts as All rounder:
Not only in bowling, R. Ashwin proves once again that he was an all rounder. Apart from bowling defense, Ashwin scores a ton against WI with Virat. After a long time, Ashwin made his ton in test series. Ashwin, who always getting in at 6 to bat for field. It was very difficult to score tons in that position. But this time, Ashwin breaks the point. Regarding this Ashwin stated to reporters that, at morning itself, Virat asked Ashwin to bat at 6. Reason behind this, there was no other. All rounder in Indian team next to top 5 order in batting. So he expects Ashwin to bat at that position. Virat had a trust on Ashwin to score more at his position. So Virat chooses Ashwin to do. On the first day he arrived at the end. But on the second day, the match starts with Ashwin. West Indies bowlers lose their hope against India’s aggressive batting. Ashwin spotted his ton of 237 balls. Then he scores 113 for just 253 balls. This proved that Ashwin acts as All rounder in Test also. Kumble advised many things regarding bowling to WI team. His experience and Ashwin’s tactics made India to win the huge victory in the first match of the series. Even top rated bowler on WI, Jason Holder stated that they fails on bowling. Let’s wait and watch the terrific second match in this series. It will be Quite interesting.