Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin praised Pakistani opening pair of Mohammad Rizwan and Babar Azam in a candid query and reply session with followers on his YouTube channel.
Ashwin has began a brand new present referred to as “40 shades of Ash” the place he solutions 40 completely different questions from followers on social media. Throughout the identical interplay, Ashwin spoke about his favourite cricketer from Pakistan.
“I’ve at all times been following Mohammad Rizwan and have been talking about him for some time in regards to the high quality he brings and performs very essential knocks however I believe the standout batter & the methods he bats, the hundred in Australia, it must be Babar Azam,” Ashwin mentioned.
“Shaheen Afridi is actual expertise” – Ravichandran Ashwin
Ashwin additionally spoke in regards to the rising younger quick bowler, Shaheen Afridi. The left-arm pacer ran by the Indian batting lineup in Pakistan’s first group sport towards India within the recently-concluded T20 World Cup. The recollections are clearly recent in Ashwin’s thoughts when he praised the Pakistani.
“After that actual sticker that has been going round, Shaheen Shah Afridi is nicely, actual expertise. Pakistan has at all times had some proficient cricketers they usually have extra now,” Ashwin added.
The 35-year-old Ashwin additionally mentioned that going previous Muttiah Muralitharan’s report of 800 Take a look at wickets is somewhat far-fetched. Ashwin not too long ago went previous Harbhajan Singh’s tally of 417 wickets and is en route to interrupt Kapil Dev’s report of 434 wickets.
“So if he has mentioned so, I’m actually grateful, however the objective of 800 is so removed from attain. I do know all of you’ve this hope that I do attain that mark, however it’s too far. Let’s attempt to take it one step at a time, one wicket at a time and that’s how I’m taking a look at issues,” Ashwin talked about.