Pressure is off my back now: Ashwin on India win

Updated: August 27, 2012 21:08 IST

Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin picked up a career-best 12 wickets as India outplayed New Zealand to win by an innings and 115 runs within four days in the first Test match at Hyderabad. Ashwin's 6-54, his second six-wicket haul in the match, and left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha's 3-48 bundled the visitors out for 164 in their second innings, giving India a 1-0 lead in the two-Test series. Speaking to media persons Ashwin said that the team was aware of its strong opponent who have earlier faired well on Indian soil. The off-spinner also congratulated India's Under 19 cricket team, for clinching the world cup, defeating Australia by six wickets in Townsville.

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