IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates – Ravichandran Ashwin went on to blitz spree as he steered Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable…

IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER's HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC - Watch Highlights
IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER's HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC - Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Follow IPL 2022 Live Updates – Ravichandran Ashwin went on to blitz spree as he steered Rajasthan Royals to a comfortable 5-wicket victory over Chennai Super Kings. Taking up a new persona that of a game finisher, Ashwin blasted a 23-ball 40 to secure a playoffs berth for the Rajasthan outfits. However, there is an added advantage for Ashwin as his antics throughout the IPL will surely keep him in contention for the T20 World Cup. Follow RR vs CSK Live and IPL 2022 Live Updates on InsideSport.IN

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IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER's HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC - Watch Highlights
IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

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With playoffs already secured when Rajasthan Royals came to bat, owing on a superior run rate, the primary target for the Rajasthan outfits was to secure a comfortable win and take the second spot on the points table. With a relatively nominal target of 151, it was as supposedly an easy job for RR.

But trouble broke out when the middle order experiences a batting collapse. With Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson ad Devdutt Padikkal failing to score big runs, Ashwin took the responsibility on himself to see out the game and thereby help RR achieve the second spot.

IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

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The veteran all-rounder then went on an absolute rampage. What followed next was carnage as Ashwin started hitting the ball all over the park. With a strike rate of 173, he went on to score 40 off just 23 balls. This destructive innings consisted of 2 fours and 3 huge sixes.

RR’s next hurdle will an epic encounter in the all-important Qualifier1. The winner gets a direct entry to the finals while the loser gets a lifeline and plays Eliminator 2. However, for Ashwin, the great news would be to book his place in the upcoming T20 WC Squad.

IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

Ravichandran Ashwin in IPL 2022

  • Ashwin has had a good IPL season in terms of the batting front. He scored 183 runs in 10 innings with 4 not outs and a healthy average of 30.50
  • The All-rounder registered his first 50 in the T20 format of the game in IPL 2022. Ashwin showcased his hard-hitting style too after smacking 14 fours and 9 sixes.
  • Ashwin had a great spin combo with his compatriot Yuzvendra Chahal. Ashwin bagged 11 wickets with an average of 36.36 and a healthy economy of 7.14

Banking on his good form and these wonderful stats, Ashwin can expect the selectors to shortlist his name for the upcoming T20 World Cup squad.

IPL 2022: Ravichandran Ashwin dons FINISHER’s HAT, smashes 23-ball 40 BLITZ to win match for Rajasthan Royals, keeps door open for T20 WC – Watch Highlights

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