Ravichandran Ashwin may need final performed a white ball recreation for India in July of 2017, however he stays hopeful of a comeback to the limited-overs fray earlier than the 2019 ICC World Cup.“I didn’t do an excessive amount of unsuitable to be going out within the white-ball scheme of issues. However I positively imagine that’s was a zone the place I wanted to enhance and obtain higher issues,” Ashwin mentioned on the ‘Salaam Cricket 2018’ occasion on Monday.
Ashwin was fast to present credit score Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav – each of whom have turn out to be regulars for India in ODIs and T20s over the previous 12 months – however the truth that he wasn’t dropped as a result of kind has him believing his time will come once more.
“There may be competitors by way of Chalal and Kuldeep, who’ve carried out extraordinarily properly in the previous couple of months. Large credit score to them. However I do really feel there will probably be a time for me at some stage as a result of I didn’t exit as a result of unhealthy performances.
“I’m all the time hopeful of what I can obtain in any given recreation. I imagine I can crack a recreation open with the way in which I bowl as a result of I’m a really courageous bowler. Protecting all these items in thoughts, [the] World Cup is one thing that each cricketer needs to play and I do need to play it.”
Ashwin has performed 111 ODIs for India during which he has taken 150 wickets at a median of 32.91. His T20 file makes for even higher studying; in 46 matches he has taken 52 wickets at a median of 22.94.
He was additionally part of the Indian cricket staff that final gained the ICC World Cup in 2011.
First Revealed: September 18, 2018, 11:58 PM IST