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India vs New Zealand: Ashwin “Always An Attacking Option”

Kolkata [West Bengal] : Ravichandran Ashwin is “always an attacking option” in the middle overs of a T20I match when a team needs wickets, India captain Rohit Sharma said of the seasoned off-spinner. Rohit, the newly-appointed T20 skipper, picked his team’s bowling as the biggest positive in the 3-0 sweep of New Zealand. Having made a splendid white-ball comeback after four years in the recently concluded T20 World Cup, the 35-year-old Ashwin made quite an impact in the three-match series against the Kiwis, giving crucial breakthroughs while restricting the runs in the middle overs. “He’s always an attacking option for a captain. When you have someone like him in your squad, it always gives you the opportunity to take wickets in the middle and we understand how important that phase is,” Rohit said. The captain was speaking at the post-match press conference after their 73 runs win over New…

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