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Ravichandran Ashwin is a ‘genius’, says former Australia skipper Michael Clarke

Ravichandran Ashwin, who picked up his 25th five-wicket haul in Tests, has been labelled a genius by former Australian skipper Michael Clarke following India’s 75-run win in the Bangalore Test.

cricket Updated: Mar 07, 2017 21:51 IST
Ravichandran Ashwin,Virat Kohli,India national cricket team
Ravichandran Ashwin picked up 6/41 as India defeated Australia by 75 runs in the Bangalore Test to draw level in the four-match series.(REUTERS)

Former Australia captain Michael Clarke termed Ravichandran Ashwin a “genius” while another great Kumar Sangakkara was all praise for Virat Kohli’s “inspirational” leadership in India’s Test victory.

Clarke wrote on his twitter page.

Former Sri Lanka captain Sangakkara wrote on his Twitter handle

Kapil Dev rated it as the best win in recent times.

Member of COA Ramachandra Guha, an eminent historian called it the most gripping Test match he has watched at the Chinnaswamy in last four decades.

“This was the most gripping Test I have watched live at the Chinnaswamy stadium and I’ve been going there for forty years.”

Bollywood superstar Amitabh Bachchan posted a picture of him grooving with a cheerful message for the Indian cricket team.

First Published: Mar 07, 2017 21:51 IST