Harbhajan Singh rejected the notion that he’s jealous of Ravinchandran Ashwin. © AFP
Veteran India spinner Harbhajan Singh on Tuesday rejected the notion that he’s jealous of Ravinchandran Ashwin, saying the Tamil Nadu bowler is a “legend in making”. Ashwin, who had changed Harbhajan within the Indian workforce, is among the many main off-spinners on the earth alongside Australia’s Nathan Lyon. Harbhajan isn’t but retired however final performed for India in 2016. The 39-year-old has performed 103 Exams together with his remaining recreation coming in 2015. Ashwin, however, has performed 71 Exams since making his debut in 2011.
“Lots of people suppose I’m jealous, this and that. They will suppose no matter they need to. I simply need to say that you’re one of the best off-spinner presently taking part in the sport,” stated Harbhajan throughout an Instagram dwell chat with Ashwin.
“After all I Like Nathan Lyon as nicely. I at all times put him proper up there as a result of he performs in Australia and it’s a powerful place to bowl (for spinners). You (Ashwin) are a kind of legends within the making. I want you the perfect and plenty and many wickets.”
Trailing 0-1 within the three-match collection, India went on to win the subsequent two Exams together with second one in Kolkata, the place India received after following-on, because of a iconic stand between VVS Laxman and Rahul Dravid.