R Ashwin is leading the Kings XI Punjab side in the Indian Premier League since the 2018 season. It is his second year, however the Tamil Nadu skipper, did not leave any stone unturned and is already a part of two big controversies, the first one was the ‘Mankading’ of Jos Buttler in the game against Rajasthan Royals and the second one was where he didn’t place the right number of fielders inside the circle against Kolkata Knight Riders that saw the kings paying a large amount as well.
The previous year of IPL season 2018, the 32-year old Ashwin said that he will play the part of the most unpredictable captain once he got an opportunity, and throughout the second season, he has proved himself to be the controversial captain rather for his phrase of unpredictable one. The Indian spinner, Ashwin who regularly features in the Test format for the team, he still doesn’t consider himself to be better than his former skipper, Mahendra Singh Dhoni.
Dhoni holds the smartest cricketing brain amongst others
Ashwin was asked to name the cricketer who has the smartest cricketing brain; he said that it is none other than the former Indian skipper and the current captain of the Chennai Super Kings, MS Dhoni. The Kings XI Punjab will lock horns against Chennai Super Kings on April 6. The game will play a major importance for the team, since they have recently defeated the handsome and three time IPL title winner, Mumbai Indians.
Chennai Super Kings have already won three matches in the IPL season 2019
The off-spinner, Ashwin has played a lot of under the captaincy of Dhoni across all the three formats. Chennai Super Kings has won the prestigious title three times under the World Cup winning captain. CSK has proven their potential time and again with impressive performances and have already won the three matches they have played under the leadership of their strong captain, Mahendra Singh Dhoni. In the recently played match against Rajasthan Royals, Dhoni batted an astounding 75 not out after CSK lost three wickets for only 27 runs.