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Ravichandran Ashwin to rejoin Team India on Day 4 in Rajkot Test

Ravichandran Ashwin to rejoin Team India on Day 4 in Rajkot Test

Cricket fans worldwide will be glued to their screens, eager to see how the spinner fares upon his return.

India vs England 3rd Test: Indian cricket fans can breathe a sigh of relief as Ravichandran Ashwin is on his way back to Rajkot, and will rejoin the India Playing XI for 3rd Test against England.

This news, was confirmed by BCCI on Sunday morning. Earlier on Day 4, Dinesh Karthik said Kuldeep Yadav told him that Ashwin might re-join. This offers a significant boost to India’s bowling attack in their crucial encounter.

Ravichandran Ashwin absence in Rajkot

Ashwin’s departure after Day 2 due to a family emergency left India with a depleted bowling unit, raising concerns against England’s strong batting performance. His experience and expertise, particularly on spin-friendly pitches, were dearly missed.

Immediate Bowling Clearance:

However, Dinesh Karthik’s update during commentary on Day 3 sparked excitement. Umpires have granted Ashwin permission to bowl immediately upon his return, allowing him to re-enter the fray without serving a waiting period. This adds a formidable weapon back to India’s arsenal.

Shifting Momentum?

Ashwin’s return has the potential to significantly impact the match’s momentum. His magical spell on Day 2, claiming his 500th Test wicket, showcased his ability to turn tides. His variations and experience could prove crucial in restricting England’s scoring and creating wicket-taking opportunities.

Intriguing Contest Ahead:

England’s comfortable batting position faces a renewed challenge with Ashwin’s comeback. Cricket fans worldwide will be glued to their screens, eager to see how the spinner fares upon his return.

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