Team India veteran all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin can be seen playing for Delhi Capitals in IPL 2020, leaving his team Kings XI Punjab. If sources are to be believed, Delhi Capitals is ready to buy R Ashwin under the IPL trade deal. If Punjab franchise releases Ravichandran Ashwin, then Ashwin can be seen playing in blue jersey instead of red jersey. However, the franchisees of Kings XI Punjab and Delhi Capitals have not made any official announcement about this. Ravichandran Ashwin is the captain of Kings XI Punjab and if it happens that Ashwin leaves Punjab, then the captaincy of Punjab can will go to KL Rahul who is having a dream run in Test and One Day cricket for India.
In fact, KL Rahul plays for Kings XI Punjab as an opener batsman and got his way into Indian cricket team by playing flamboyant and aggressive shots as a opener with maximum no. of sixes for Kings XI. In such a situation, it will be interesting to see if Lokesh Rahul can manage the captaincy of Punjab. Apart from this, it is to be noted that R Ashwin has captained Kings XI Punjab for two seasons of IPL for 2018 and 2019.
In both these seasons, Punjab has not reached the playoffs once under the captaincy of Ravichandran Ashwin. Apart from this, former India captain Sourav Ganguly and Delhi Capitals advisor have reacted to this news about Ravichandran Ashwin and said that if Ashwin comes to Delhi then it can be a profitable deal for our team. We are establishing some facts here that Ravichandran Ashwin has played 139 matches so far in the IPL, in which he has made 375 runs and taken 125 wickets, showing that he can bowl well and bat brilliantly. Earlier in the IPL, Ravichandran Ashwin has played for Chennai Super Kings and Pune.