Indian great Ashwin joins Worcestershire


Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will play for Worcestershire for the rest of their County Championship campaign, it was revealed Tuesday (15). The 30-year-old, who took 17 wickets on the recent tour of Sri Lanka as India completed their first three-Test series sweep on foreign soil on Monday (14), will replace Australian John Hastings as the county’s overseas player in a coup for the second-tier side. The county will hope Ashwin, ranked number three in the bowler’s Test world rankings and second in the all-rounder lists, propels them to promotion in their final four matches. Ashwin will be the first Indian player to play for…

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