Co-owner of Kings XI Punjab (KXIP) Ness Wadia has urged the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) earlier that the national anthem should be mandatorily played in the 20-over cricket extravaganza, even before former captain Sourav Ganguly took over the reins last month.
"Ashwin provides a lot of price to any workforce that he's a part of, and I'm certain it's likely to be no diverse when he joins Delhi Capitals", mentioned Delhi Capitals Head Coach Ricky Ponting on Ashwin signing up for his team.
"There's no doubt in my mind that Ashwin's presence will benefit our team tremendously, as we eye the big prize - the IPL title", he added.More news: Torrential rain in England strands shoppers, floods streets
Now it has come quite clear that negotiations over Ashwin trade-off have resumed.
They went on to receive Rs. 1.5 crore for Ashwin and also got Karnataka spinner Jagadeesha Suchith in return.More news: Kawhi Leonard 'Shocked' NBA Revealed Details Of Injury
According to media reports, Ashwin is expected to be paid Rs 7.6 crore, his auction value, by the Delhi Capitals. The deal is subject to ratification by the IPL Governing Council. In two seasons, he picked up 25 wickets for the side. Kings XI failed to make it to the playoffs in either of the two seasons.
The 33-year-old spinner has been among the top performers in the IPL since making his debut in 2009, having snared 125 wickets from 139 games at an excellent economy rate of 6.79. He was an integral part of the Chennai Super Kings side that won back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011. The previous Australia captain additionally stated that Ashwin, who led Kings XI Punjab within the Indian Premier League within the final two years, provides worth to any group he represents and hoped that he would do the identical with Delhi Capitals.
A formal announcement will be made before the IPL transfer window closes on November 14.More news: The Met Gala announces 2020 theme