The 6 Secrets of Ravichandran Ashwin: You Won’t Believe What He’s Capable of Best

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(Image Source: Google| Image By- Mid-day) Ravichandran Ashwin.

1) The Engineer-turned-Cricketer: Before cricket, Ashwin pursued engineering, adding analytical prowess to his game.

2) Record-breaking Debut: Extraordinary debut with 9 wickets and a century in his first Test match.

3) Master of Variations: Ashwin’s wide range of bowling variations baffles batsmen.

4)Dominating the Record Books: Fastest to 250 and 300 Test wickets, first Indian with two five-wicket hauls and a century.

5) Productive All-rounder: Not just a bowler, Ashwin has showcased his batting skills with four Test centuries.

6)Prestigious Accolades: Two-time ICC Cricketer of the Year, Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy winner.

Here are five funny incidents involving Ravichandran Ashwin: 

1) “Mankading” Jos Buttler: During the IPL 2019, Ashwin, representing the Kings XI Punjab, created a comical moment when he “mankaded” Jos Buttler of the Rajasthan Royals. The incident led to a wave of memes and jokes on social media, with fans sharing funny GIFs and videos related to the incident.

2) “Palms are Sweaty” Comment: In a light-hearted moment during a live interview, Ashwin, referring to the nervousness of fielding in a crucial match, said, “Palms are sweaty, knees weak, arms are heavy, Mom’s spaghetti,” playfully referencing the lyrics from Eminem’s song “Lose Yourself.” This witty remark brought a smile to the faces of both the interviewer and the audience.

3) Mimicking Steve Smith: During a Test match against Australia, Ashwin imitated Steve Smith’s unconventional batting stance. With a smirk on his face, Ashwin exaggeratedly copied Smith’s movements, amusing his teammates and spectators. It showcased his ability to lighten the atmosphere with his playful antics.

4) Funny Celebrations: Ashwin has often celebrated his wickets with unique gestures and expressions. Whether it’s his signature “dab” celebration or mimicking a magician after taking a wicket, his funny celebrations have become a trademark and a source of entertainment for cricket fans.

5) Pranking Teammates: Ashwin has a mischievous side and is known for playing pranks on his teammates. From hiding their belongings to surprising them with unexpected pranks during team gatherings, he adds an element of fun and laughter within the squad.

These lighthearted incidents remind us that behind the serious cricketing persona, Ashwin also possesses a sense of humor and enjoys bringing smiles to the faces of his fans and teammates.

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