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Mahesh Pithiya rejected the Australia’s offer for being a net bowler

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Mahesh Pithiya said that as soon as the BCCI announced Ashwin as the replacement for Axar. I got the call. It is always exciting to work with international teams.

Mahesh Pithiya on his raise

“It was certainly an exciting offer, but then, I am also part of the Baroda set-up for the domestic season that begins next month. So, I thought about it, spoke to our coach and informed them that it won’t be possible for me to join the camp this time around,”. Mahesh Pithiya told Sportstar.

The Ashwin 2.0 further said that

“As soon as the BCCI announced Ashwin as the replacement for Axar, I got the call. It is always exciting to work with international teams, but my priority is domestic cricket. I have come so far because of playing for Baroda and ahead of a long season, I thought I should focus on my game and not join the Australian team,”. Mahesh Pithiya informed Sportstar.

Ravi Ashwin thanked the Indian Captain Rohit Sharma and Indian head coach Rahul Dravid for showing faith in him. Washington Sundar also had an opportunity to come to the World Cup squad. However, the team management went for the experienced candidate.

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