New Indian Express – CENTURION:  The lone Test that Ravichandran Ashwin had played in South Africa before Saturday was in 2013.

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  • CENTURION:  The lone Test that Ravichandran Ashwin had played in South Africa before Saturday was in 2013.
  • “More than having to make changes from the 2013-14 tour, it was a reality check in terms of not being able to win a Test for the country on Day 5, when all things were actually set up for a spinner.
  • I am not made that way, at least,” elaborated Ashwin after the end of day’s play.
  • On Saturday, Ashwin could have easily slipped into that phase where he tries a lot when wickets are hard to come by.
  • My first-class teammates would advice that I have to develop a lot of patience, and hearing those things from them was definitely a reality check.


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