Star Indian player to miss IPL 2017 for Rising Pune Supergiants
Ravichandran Ashwin, the Rising Pune Supergiant offspinner, is set to miss the 10th season of the Indian Premier League after being ruled out for six to 8 weeks with a sports activities hernia injury, said on Friday(March 31).
Ashwin, who had the most no. of overs in a Test season, having had played non-stop cricket since July, is set first of all rehabilitation quickly and regain full health in time for India’s title defence on the Champions Trophy in June.
Ashwin’s exclusion would not come as a complete marvel, given that he had first picked up the injury after the England Tests in December. As a result, he additionally withdrew from the Tamil Nadu squad for the Ranji Trophy semifinal in opposition to Karnataka.
Across Test series’ towards New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Australia at home, the offspinner bowled 738.2 overs in thirteen Tests and and picked up 82 wickets. Bowling in tandem with Ravindra Jadeja, they finished as the most successful bowling pair in a season with 153 wickets, averaging 24.14.
Ashwin’s absence will come as a strong blow for RPS, whose tryst with injuries preserve, having already lost Mitchell Marsh because of a shoulder harm. In the 2016 season, the offspinner picked up 10 wickets in 14 matches for the Rising Pune Supergiants.