Ravichandran Ashwin becomes the first Indian to take a break from IPL as family battles COVID-19;
Ravichandran Ashwin becomes the first Indian to take a break from IPL as family battles COVID-19. In the paragraph, the off-spinner of Delhi Capitals has announced that. He is taking an indefinite break from the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 season. To support his family is reportedly battling COVID-19. Though other cricketers, Liam Livingstone, have cited ‘bio-bubble exhaustion’ as a justification for withdrawing, Ashwin has made it clear that his focus is family as India deals with the debilitating second wave of COVID-19.
As of Sunday, the number of regular COVID-19 cases in India had surpassed 3.49 lakh. A new high since the coronavirus pandemic began last year. Ashwin faced SunRisers Hyderabad in the IPL. After the game, he took to Twitter to announce that he would be taking a break from the tournament. I will be taking a break from this year’s IPL beginning tomorrow.
Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant scored 53 and 37 runs;
My relatives and extended family are fighting COVID19. I want to stand by them through this difficult period. If things go well, I intend to return to the field. Thank you, @DelhiCapitals, Ashwin tweeted. However, The official handle of the Delhi Capitals responded to this tweet, saying. “Extending our full support to you in these tough times, @ashwinravi99.” From all of us at Delhi Capitals, we give you and your family our love and prayers. The COVID-19 pandemic has engulfed India, with the world registering over 300,000 new cases every day. This is the highest number of cases recorded since the pandemic began in 2020.
In the end, the Delhi Capitals won the match by chasing eight runs in the Super Over. However, Prithvi Shaw and Rishabh Pant scored 53 and 37 runs. Shikhar Dhawan and Steve Smith both contributed with 28 and 34-run innings. Moreover, Siddarth Kaul returned with two wickets for SRH. Hence, The Delhi Capitals have moved into the second position in the points table. The team will play Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (April 27).