Following his brief stint with the county Surrey, Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin took to his social media account to put up photos with former worldwide cricketers Hashim Amla and Alec Stewart.
Ashwin was sensational with figures of 6 for 27 for Surrey within the second innings in opposition to Somerset on Day 4 of the competition at The Oval. The Indian spinner’s brilliance rolled over Somerset for 69 in 29.1 overs. The four-day recreation led to a draw after Surrey completed their second innings on 106 for 4 in a chase of 259.
After the match, Ashwin took to his official Instagram deal with and uploaded photos whereas posing with Amla and Stewart. Sharing the pictures, Ashwin wrote:
“My time with @surreycricke was brief however candy. Liked interacting with the nice man @hashamla . #legend.”
Amla scored an unbeaten 37 off 278 balls in Surrey’s hard-fought draw in opposition to Hampshire on the Rose Bowl in Southampton final week.
Former England captain Stewart is Surrey’s Director of Cricket, and is alleged to have performed a key position in getting Ashwin as a alternative for New Zealand all-rounder Kyle Jamieson, who suffered an harm earlier this month.
Ravichandran Ashwin’s six-for has Somerset in a spin
Ashwin claimed six wickets in 15 overs for Surrey on Wednesday as Somerset batsmen struggled to learn his variations. The 34-year-old started by having opener Steven Davies caught behind for 7. Tom Lammonby fell for 3, fully mistiming his reverse sweep.
Ashwin subsequent trapped Somerset skipper James Hildreth (14) lbw. The batter missed a supply whereas enjoying on the again foot and was caught in entrance of the stumps. George Bartlett was bowled for 12 with one which spun again in sharply as Bartlett determined to go away the ball.
The Indian off-spinner accomplished a well-deserved five-for by dismissing Roelof van der Merwe lbw for 7. Ashwin had six within the innings when he bowled Ben Inexperienced for 3. The veteran cricketer had solely claimed one wicket in Somerset’s first innings in 43 overs, giving freely 99 runs.
Ashwin is in England as a part of India’s Check group. He was within the enjoying XI that went all the way down to New Zealand within the World Check Championship (WTC) last in Southampton. He will probably be seen in motion when India tackle England in a five-match Check collection, beginning August 4 in Nottingham.
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