Ravichandran Ashwin, what on no. 3 for Rajasthan Royals bat against Delhi Capitals, enchanted everyone with his batting talent. He has been used as a top-order batsman on several occasions and on Wednesday he reached a major milestone in his T20 career when he recorded his first half century in the format, in what was an entertaining blow when he hit two sixes has and four fours to reach his fifty in just 37 balls. He reached the top spot for his team to take the score past the 150 notch, but in the end, RR lost the game by eight wickets.
However, there was another aspect of Ashwin’s batting that attracted attention. While facing Kuldeep Yadav, he bowed a little extra which gave strange looks. It happened on the fourth ball of the 12th over by DC spinner Yadav. And to make matters more interesting, Ashwin even hit the delivery for a six over.
– Maqbool (@im_maqbool) 11 May 2022
Even his own team Rajasthan Royals took note of it. They even created a meme out of it
Why stand and deliver, if you can sit and deliver? pic.twitter.com/7wRJf9RQ88
– Rajasthan Royals (@rajasthanroyals) 12 May 2022
The strange attitude even amused the International Cricket Council (ICC).
– ICC (@ICC) 12 May 2022
The former cricketer S Badrinath had an interesting view on why Ashwin took such a stand.
– S.Badrinath (@s_badrinath) 11 May 2022
Some twitter users have wondered if it was a cricket or a hockey game.
attitude as if he were taking a hockey penalty and playing cricket like a boss!
First IPL 50 for Ravi Ashwin. Well played as aana pic.twitter.com/vrBIJEDI8r
– Akshat (@ AkshatOM10) 11 May 2022
In the match, driven on Mitchell Marsh’s overall heroism, Delhi Capitals managed in time to beat Rajasthan Royals by eight wickets and keep their IPL play-off matches alive in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday.
After limping their bowlers RR to 160 for six, Marsh’s 62 balls 89 and David Warner’s unbeaten 52 off 41 balls helped the Capitals complete the task with 11 balls left for their sixth win of the season, which caused that the team got setbacks. off the field, including several COVID-19 cases in his camp. With the ball, Marsh tipped the two important wickets of Yashasvi Jaiswal (19) and Ravichandran Ashwin (50). Then he smashed seven sixes and five fours to emerge as the night’s hero.
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