Up to date: Jan 16, 2020 23:15 IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI): India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin mentioned that he’s “wanting ahead to some good consequence” after signing a cope with England county Yorkshire on Thursday for the upcoming 2020 County Championship.
“I’ve signed up with @YorkshireCCC for the upcoming @CountyChamp season. It is a season I’m actually wanting ahead to, for some good outcomes,” Ashwin tweeted.
The 33-year-old Ashwin might be representing Delhi Capitals within the Indian Premier League (IPL) this yr and after that, he’ll take over the reins of Yorkshire’s frontline spinner for the County Championship.
“Headingley has all the time been a incredible venue to play at. Individuals converse in regards to the overhead situations taking part in a giant half so let’s hope for loads of solar,” Ashwin had mentioned in an official assertion.
“I really like taking part in first-class cricket and have loved my two earlier spells with Worcestershire and Nottinghamshire. My position might be to attain runs and take wickets however it is going to be a collective effort if we’re to win the title,” he added.
Earlier than Ashwin, Yorkshire had the providers of South Africa’s Keshav Maharaj. The Proteas spinner managed to take 38 wickets final yr and in addition registered two half-centuries with the bat. Maharaj might be re-joining Yorkshire for the opening two fixtures this yr.
Ashwin is scheduled to characteristic in a minimal of eight County Championship fixtures for Yorkshire this season, upon conclusion of his IPL commitments and following a brief interval of relaxation on the BCCI’s request.
Ashwin has taken 362 wickets in 70 Exams. He’s extensively considered the most effective spinners India has ever produced and is the nation’s fourth-highest wicket-taker and claimed essentially the most worldwide wickets throughout all three codecs final decade (564). (ANI)