Gautam Gambhir’s advice “Look to bowl off-spin” to Ravichandran Ashwin: IPL 2021. Gautam feels Ravichandran Ashwin should bowl more off-spin. When Delhi Capitals bolt horns with Chennai Super Kings in Qualifier 1. Ashwin has competed to pick up wickets in the UAE leg of IPL 2021. Although he has largely been economical with the ball. Gambhir believes Ashwin should stick to his natural delivery more than the carrom ball.
Gautam Gambhir’s advice, “You are an off-spinner and your carrom ball is your variation. Look to bowl off-spin till the time you get hit for six. Look to get wickets and you will get wickets because you are probably the best off-spinner in the world,” Gautam Gambhir said.
Daniel Vettori is reverberating the same. He says that Ravichandran Ashwin can focus on doing what he does in Test cricket.
“His Test match bowling could be as effective in T20,” Daniel Vettori said. “So when he is bowling in Test matches, he is looking to take wickets and bowl the ball hard and try and deceive the batsman. He can do that in T20 as well,” Daniel Vettori said.
Lastly, Ravichandran Ashwin has managed to pick up only four wickets from six matches. Which is quite below-par as per his standards. The Tamil Nadu-born off-spinner will look to be at his best. It’s when Delhi Capitals play Chennai Super Kings in the match. When replacing the injured all-rounder Marcus Stoinis, Gautam Gambhir was quick to pick Sam Billings. However, he is confident that Delhi Capitals will go ahead with Steve Smith.
“Sam Billings. But I think they will go with Steve Smith,” Gautam Gambhir asserted.
“Let’s mix it up,” Vettori said. “Let’s say Sam Billings. Sometimes when a player comes at the end of the tournament, they feel like they have nothing to lose probably going to the big auctions. So they might go out there and do something special.”