New Delhi: The first match of the Test series between India and the West Indies is being played at Antinga. The selection of players in this match has put many veterans in mind. According to the report, two big match-winners like Rohit Sharma and R Ashwin are out in the first Test against west Indies. Former players like Sunil Gavaskar and Ajay Jadeja were also surprised at the team India management's decision.
Virat Kohli replaced only one spinner as Ravindra Jadeja in the Antiga Test, while R Ashwin was kept out of the playing XI despite a fine record. Ashwin has played 11 Test matches against the West Indies and has hit 60 wickets with an average of just 21.85. He has taken more than 5 wickets 4 times in an innings.
Ashwin has also scored 552 runs against the West Indies at an average of 50.18, including 4 centuries. Despite such an excellent record, R Ashwin became the 12th player in the first Test and is watering the Indian players. Cricket experts were surprised when veteran batsman Rohit Sharma didn't get a chance. Ajay Jadeja, while commenting, did not give Rohit Sharma a chance in the playing XI and said it was not right to sit out such a big player. Ashwin has is out of the team for a long time.
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