Ravichandran left Ashwin in the middle of the 14th of the Indian Premier League and returned home. Ashwin did not explain the reason behind it at the time. However, Ashwin’s wife has informed 10 members of her family that Corona is a victim and that is why the off-spinner decided to return home. Meanwhile, Ashwin has given his first response to the decision to withdraw from IPL 2021. The Indian spinner recalled that difficult time and said he had played IPL matches for 8 to 9 days without sleeping properly. Ashwin said he was wondering if he could play cricket again or not.
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Speaking on his YouTube channel, Ashwin recalled the difficult times, ‘Almost everyone in my place hit Corona. Also, some of my relatives were accepting and serious enough, and they were unable to recover. I couldn’t sleep for 8 to 9 days. That time was very stressful for me because I didn’t sleep. I was playing the game without sleep. And when that caused me a lot of trouble, I decided to leave the IPL in the middle and go home.
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“When I left the tournament, I was thinking about whether I could play cricket again,” Ashwin said. But I did what I needed at the time. ‘In addition to Ashwin, players like Andrew Tye, Liam Livingstone, Kane Richardson and Adam Jampa also left the tournament due to the terrible situation in Corona and returned home. The BCCI decided to postpone the IPL 2021 on May 4 after several players became known as corona positive.