Ravichandran Ashwin, one of India’s premier spinners ever was full of praise for his new IPL franchise Rajasthan Royals’ director of cricket, Sri Lankan cricket legend Kumar Sangakkara. In an interview released by the franchise on its official Instagram account, Ashwin said, he was “looking forward to a good connect” with Sangakkara when the RR camp begins preparation for the upcoming season if the Indian Premier League.
“Sanga is a lovely gentleman, whenever I’ve interacted with him. The first time I met him was when we were having dinner with Dinesh Karthik in Sri Lanka and that was the first time I Sanga. We were on a tour to Sri Lanka and a lovely gentleman and quite an intellectual man. So, I am looking forward to a good connect with him and discuss a lot of cricket,” Ashwin said