RIP MP Rajesh, Will never forget our post-match conversations; Tweets Ashwin on death of TNPL veterans

Delhi Capitals spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was shocked when he got to know about the death of his close friend Prasanth Rajesh. He reportedly died of a heart attack on Monday. The 35-year-old was a leg-spinner in the Tamil Nadu Premier League for LYCA Kovai Kings. He made his debut in 2018. He has also played along with Sunrisers Hyderabad’s yorker king T Natarajan.

Ashwin ahead of the Royal Challengers Bangalore match took to Twitter to expressed disbelief on the death of his late friend and walked down memory lane to when they shared the same dressing room. He wrote: “RIP M.P Rajesh.. So hard to believe that you are no more. I will never forget the after match conversations we used to have @sanch_cs @raaravind”.

Apart from LYCA Kovai Kings, Prasanth Rajesh had also represented Tamil Nadu Cricket Association XI and Tamil Nadu Under-19s.