The Men in Blue clinched a nervy draw against the Australians in their third Test of the “Border Gavaskar” series at Sydney. The injury-laden Indian side fought gracefully against the mighty Baggy Greens to keep the four-match series alive. Ravichandran Ashwin and Hanuma Vihari were the undisputed heroes of the match who stood in the crease for almost 4 hours each.
IND vs AUS: R Ashwin got emotional after reading his wife’s tweet
Ravichandran Ashwin played a crucial role in India’s survival against Australia. The Aussie pacers were all over the spinner on the 5th day, bowling him constant bouncers. R Ashwin was seen getting blows in his body repeatedly but he fought for his country tll the end. Ashwin faced a total of 128 balls to halt the Australians for a draw.
Later, Ashwin’s wife Prithi Ashwin revealed that the 34-year-old spinner was in massive pain just a day before the 5th day. However, Ashwin’s woes didn’t stop him from representing his side when was needed to. Prithi Ashwin was proud of his husband’s heroics and penned down an touchy Tweet while appreciating the man of the hour. R Ashwin seemingly got emotional after reading his wife’s tweet as he commented “instant tears” on her post.
IND vs AUS: Prithi Ashwin’s tweet
The man went to bed last night with a terrible back tweak and in unbelievable pain. He could not stand up straight when he woke up this morning. Could not bend down to tie his shoe laces. I am amazed at what @ashwinravi99 pulled off today.
— Prithi Ashwin (@prithinarayanan) January 11, 2021
IND vs AUS: R Ashwin’s reply
Instant tears!! 😭Thanks for being there with me through all this🙏🙏 https://t.co/aauA4Bg7Dy
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) January 11, 2021