Ravichandran Ashwin ruled out of Indian Premier League 2017

first_imgRavichandran Ashwin has been ruled out of the tenth edition of the Indian Premier League. The star off-spinner, who was due to turn up for Rising Pune Supergiant, will miss the season because of sports hernia.Another India star and Royal Challengers Bangalore batsman, KL Rahul has already been ruled out of the IPL after he had injured his shoulder during India’s Test series vs Australia.Ashwin became the second casualty after India’s seven-month long season during which they played 13 Test, 8 ODIs and 3 T20Is. The Chennai spinner sent down 738.2 overs, the most ever by a bowler in a Test season and picked up 82 wickets.Ashwin and Rahul were crucial to India’s clean sweep of the four Test series at home against New Zealand, England, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.Some media reports also suggested India opener Murali Vijay could also be ruled out of the IPL.last_img read more