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‘It made me laugh’ Ravichandran Ashwin responds to Vaughan’s statement about India being underachievers

‘It made me laugh’ Ravichandran Ashwin responds to Vaughan’s statement about India being underachievers

In a video on uploaded on Ashwin's YouTube channel, Ashwin took a dig at former England batter Michael Vaughan's comments after the first Test, where he termed India as an underachieving team.

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin responded to Michael Vaughan’s statement about India being an underachieving team. Vaughan’s statement came after India lost the IND vs SA 1st Test. After the IND vs SA 2nd Test where India won the match within one and a half days, Ashwin said although India haven’t won an ICC trophy for long, they have been one of the dominant Test team overseas.

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India made a dominant comeback in the IND vs SA Test series after falling behind. India lost the first Test match by an innings and 32 runs. Rohit Sharma and co. quickly consolidated to outplay the Proteas in the 2nd Test. India bundled out South Africa for 55 runs in the first innings of the second Test, courtesy of Mohammed Siraj’s six wicket haul. India ultimately needed 79 runs to win the 2nd Test and they did so losing three wickets.

In a video on uploaded on Ashwin’s YouTube channel, Ashwin took a dig at former England batter Michael Vaughan’s comments after the first Test, where he termed India as an underachieving team.

'It made me laugh' Ravichandran Ashwin responds to Vaughan's statement about India being underachievers

“Michael Vaughan made a statement after the first Test that India is an underachieving team. Yes, we haven’t won ICC trophies for years. We call ourselves the powerhouses of the game. But India’s Test team has been one of the best travelling teams in the vicinity. We have seen many great results. After he (Vaughan) said that, so many experts from our own country started questioning if India is an underachieving team. Frankly, it made me laugh,” Ashwin said.

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