Why R Ashwin Is Not Taking part in Towards PBKS? RR Skipper Sanju Samson Explains | Cricket Information

Rajasthan Royals suffered a bitter blow for the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 match towards Punjab Kings, with marquee all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin lacking out. On the time of toss, RR skipper Sanju Samson defined the explanation behind the absence of Ashwin, who has been a constant performer for the franchise this season. The Royals discover themselves in a difficult state of affairs within the playoffs race. Even when the 2008 champions or PBKS handle to clinch two factors on the finish of the night time, a playoff spot would nonetheless stay out of their attain. Their qualification will depend upon the outcomes of the opposite groups. However a victory will hold their hopes of creating it into the IPL playoffs alive.

RR skipper Sanju Samson stated on the toss that they’d chosen to bowl wanting on the necessities. He additionally revealed that Ashwin is lacking the sport attributable to again spasm.

“We’ll bowl. Trying on the dimensions and taking a look at what we require within the match, it’s higher to bowl. We have to win the sport. Then see how the opposite video games go. If you wish to play good T20 cricket, it is advisable to neglect issues. We now have had 4 to 5 days off. One has to know the circumstances. We now have a few adjustments. Final-minute adjustments. Ashwin misses out due to a again spasm.”

PBKS skipper Shikhar Dhawan stated there isn’t any change within the crew.

“Final match, dew wasn’t a lot. First batting or second, it should not change a lot. We’ll come and benefit from the sport. Will attempt to give our greatest shot. We have to take extra wickets within the first 6 overs. We are able to money in additional. We’re enjoying the identical crew.”

Rajasthan Royals (Taking part in XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Jos Buttler, Sanju Samson(w/c), Devdutt Padikkal, Shimron Hetmyer, Riyan Parag, Adam Zampa, Trent Boult, Navdeep Saini, Sandeep Sharma, Yuzvendra Chahal.

Punjab Kings (Taking part in XI): Shikhar Dhawan(c), Prabhsimran Singh, Atharva Taide, Liam Livingstone, Sam Curran, Jitesh Sharma(w), Shahrukh Khan, Harpreet Brar, Rahul Chahar, Kagiso Rabada, Arshdeep Singh.

With ANI inputs

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