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IPL 2021 Qualifier 2: I'd never have someone like Ravichandran Ashwin in my team, says Sanjay Manj

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Manjrekar Citing the examples of Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) with Eoin Morgan as captain and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) who have MS Dhoni as their skipper, Manjrekar stressed the importance of having 'specialist captains' leading the franchises in the bid to gain success.
Delhi Capitals off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin ended a below par IPL 2021 campaign on Wednesday (October 13) in defeat as his crashed out after a three-wicket loss to Kolkata Knight Riders in Qualifier 2. Ashwin went from hero to villain in one over – first dismissing Shakib al Hasan and Sunil Narine off successive deliveries and then conceding a six off the penultimate ball to Rahul Tripathi to concede the match.

Ashwin ended his IPL 2021 campaign with just 7 wickets in 13 games and a best of 2/27 in the season. The Tamil Nadu off-spinner though earned a recall into the T20 World Cup 2021 side but former India batsman Sanjay Manjrekar was brutal in his assessment of the office, claiming that we would not want him to feature in his T20 side.

The off-spinner was in fine form as the Delhi Capitals reached the IPL 2020 final, bagging 13 wickets in 15 matches last year, but wasn't as productive this time around.

"We have spent far too much talking about Ashwin. Ashwin, the T20 bowler, is not a great force in any team. And if you want Ashwin to change, I don't think that's going to happen because he's been like this…
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