IPL 2021: Twitter goes crazy as R Ashwin takes leaves Delhi Capitals camp amid Covid-19

IPL 2021: Twitter reacts as Delhi Capitals' R Ashwin takes a break from IPL- Delhi Capitals star bowler R Ashwin decided to take a break
IPL 2021: Twitter reacts as Delhi Capitals' R Ashwin takes a break from IPL- Delhi Capitals star bowler R Ashwin decided to take a break

IPL 2021: Twitter goes crazy as R Ashwin takes leaves Delhi Capitals camp amid Covid-19- Delhi Capitals star bowler R Ashwin decided to take a break from IPL 2021 amid the drastic rise in the COVID-19 case in the country. After his announcement, Ashwin fans filed Twitter with wishes.

Taking to Twitter, Ashwin said, “I would be taking a break from this years IPL from tomorrow. My family and extended family are putting up a fight against #COVID19 and I want to support them during these tough times. I expect to return to play if things go in the right direction. Thank you @DelhiCapitals”

Reacting to the Tweet one fan wrote,”#Ashwin got the priorities right, unfortunately not everyone else.”

Earlier today, three Australian cricketers decided to opt out of the IPL. Noticing the trend a fan wrote,” Would not be surprised if more and more players start following this. Take care makkale! #Ashwin #IPL2021

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Many fans are also suggesting that this season of IPL should be cancelled midway looking at the situation in India, “I think #IPL2021 has to be dropped in Midway… Because players to have families and its their responsibility to be with them in tough time Hope for the speedy recovery of all from Ash @ashwinravi99 Anna family #COVID19India #Ashwin

A fan wrote,”#Ashwin quits IPL From today as his family fighting against #COVID19 Stay strong @ashwinravi99 Anna Hope you will come back soon into #DelhiCapitals.”

“Right decision @ashwinravi99 ! Take care of your family in this tough time. Our best wishes and prayers are with you and your family. Stay strong Ashwin Anna :),” a fan said.

A fan tried to decode that as Ashwin leaves Delhi Capitals midseason how this will impact the team balance. He wrote,” Ashwin had taken a Break from IPL thiKolkatan, can understand in these tough times.. Also with Mishra doing well & Axar back, DC playing next 9 in Ahmedabad & kolkata, so they may go with 3 pacers and axar & Mishra as option #Ashwin

Ashwin, who is playing IPL since 2009 will be missing the season for the first time due to personal reasons. Ashwin certainly looked off-colour in IPL 2021 as he could only pick one wicket in the five games he played.

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