R Ashwin Returns to Chennai Super Kings Fold, Joins India Cements

In a significant development, Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin has made a high-profile transfer back to the India Cements, signaling his return to the Chennai Super Kings fold. As part of this move, Ashwin is set to lead the Chennai Super Kings High Performance Centre, which is currently under construction on the outskirts of the city and is slated to be operational before the next IPL season kicks off.

This transfer opens up the possibility of Ashwin reuniting with the Chennai Super Kings during the upcoming player auctions, as Rajasthan Royals will not be able to retain him. CSK CEO Kasi Viswanathan expressed that the team’s acquisition of Ashwin at the auctions will be determined by the dynamics of the event. In the meantime, Ashwin will be actively involved in overseeing the cricketing programs and operations at the High Performance Centre.

The decision for Ashwin to join India Cements has been brewing for a while, with the company’s owner N Srinivasan praising the cricketer’s contributions during an event celebrating Ashwin’s landmark achievement of 500 Test wickets. Ashwin’s role in developing the High Performance Centre is seen as pivotal in enhancing the training facilities for players associated with CSK across various locations.

Having previously been a key player for CSK from 2008 to 2015, Ashwin’s return to the franchise marks a significant milestone in his career. After brief stints with other teams in the IPL, Ashwin’s re-entry into the CSK setup reflects his commitment to furthering the game of cricket and contributing to the growth of the sport.

As Ashwin prepares to take on his new responsibilities with India Cements and CSK, fans eagerly anticipate his impact both on and off the field. Stay tuned for more updates on IPL 2024, including team standings, match schedules, leading run-scorers, and wicket-takers, as well as live score updates for all the exciting matches.