• LONDON, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Ravi Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara will play English county cricket this year ahead of India’s tour next summer, India’s chairman of selectors MSK Prasad said on Monday.
  • Spinner Ashwin, who has not previously played in England, has been cleared by the BCCI to play for Worcestershire while batsman Cheteshwar Pujara is expected to return to Nottinghamshire.
  • “Cheteshwar Pujara and R Ashwin will be playing county cricket.
  • Ashwin is part of other formats too, so it is a blessing in disguise for both of them because we will have a full-fledged tour of five Tests in England next year,” Prasad said in Pallekele.

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