The reputed off-spinner R Ashwin feels the long build-up to the tournament at the midst of a pandemic is a massive experiment. He reckons that the new schedule will provide the players with a great opportunity to try out new things in the league.
With the growing cases of COVID-19 in India, IPL 13th edition is set at three venues in the UAE from September 19 to November 10. Ashwin who’s going to play for Delhi Capitals this year said that this is probably the longest window an IPL team gets for practicing for the tournament.
He further added a statement that this is actually a wonderful opportunity to top up your skills, try out new things. It’s like a laboratory to try things out in the game that you love so much.” The 33-year-old, who had previously captained Kings XI Punjab, has 125 wickets in 139 IPL matches under his belt.