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Ravichandran Ashwin speaks on the heroics of Yuvraj Singh

R. Ashwin

Ravichandran Ashwin said that Yuvi used to cough, and he used to cough vehemently. I used to think that it is the pressure of the game.

Ravichandran Ashwin on Yuvraj Singh

“Yuvi used to cough, and he used to cough vehemently. I used to think that it is the pressure of the game and he is coughing it off and he used to cough in the middle. Literally, nobody had any idea, at least from the junior segment of the team that he was suffering from a serious illness,”. Ravichandran Ashwin said in a video on his YouTube channel. 

The spin bowling allrounder further said that

“When it broke out, I was shocked because I did not expect somebody who had just become Player of the series, in fact like. I would say, ‘Bharat ka Icon’. That literally was it. I think Sachin Tendulkar played an unbelievably big role in that Yuvraj Singh’s World Cup. I call it the Yuvraj Singh’s World Cup because you name it. He was there in that situation in the centre,”. Ravichandran Ashwin added.

The Indian team to kick start their World Cup campaign on October 8. India is to play against Australia in Chennai as their first match.

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