New Delhi: Indian spinner R Ashwin was not included in the match against the West Indies. Rohit Sharma and Ravichandran Ashwin are all surprised not to be included in the playing XI. Former Indian opener Sunil Gavaskar also raised questions about Team India's playing XI. As soon as Team India's playing XI was announced for the first Test of the two-match series, Sunil Gavaskar, who became part of the commentary panel, expressed his displeasure.
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He said during the commentary that "I am surprised by Team India's decision not to feed Ravichandran Ashwin in the playing XI. I am surprised by the team selection. A player who has such a fantastic record, especially against the West Indies. He has not been given a place in the playing XI. This is quite a shocking decision. I'm surprised."
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Ashwin has taken 60 wickets at an average of 21.85 in 11 Test matches against the West Indies. He has also scored 552 runs with four centuries to spare against the West Indies. Ashwin has not played a single match for Team India so far this year. He played his last match against Australia last year, in which he took 3 wickets in both innings. Ashwin has played 65 Tests. They have taken 342 wickets at an average of 25.43 while scoring 2361 runs at an average of 29.14. Ashwin is the fastest bowler in Test cricket to take 250 and 300 wickets.
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