LAYOUTS | POINTS TABLE
The 34-year-old plays for the Delhi Capitals (DC) this season and hopes to come back to the side “if things go in the right direction”.
“I would take a break from this IPL year starting tomorrow. My family and extended family are fighting # COVID19 and I want to support them during these trying times, ”Ashwin said on his Twitter page after DC’s game against Sunrisers. Hyderabad here Sunday evening.
“Hope to come back and play if things go the right way. Thank you @DelhiCapitals,” added the Chennai-based player.
His frankness promised him full support in a Twitter post of his own.
I would take a break from this IPL year starting tomorrow. My family and extended family are fighting a… https://t.co/PupcOxA4Ed
– Stay home, stay safe! Take your vaccine🇮🇳 (@ ashwinravi99) 1619379917000
“We offering our full support in these trying times, @ ashwinravi99. I send you and your family all the strength and prayers of all of us in Delhi Capitals,” DC said.
Offering you our full support in these trying times, @ ashwinravi99 🤝🏽Sending you and your family all the… https://t.co/cesaUR4Acp
– Capitals of Delhi (@DelhiCapitals) 1619381705000
In a previous tweet, Ashwin expressed his concern about the pandemic currently ravaging the country.
“Heartbroken to see what is happening in my country! I am not part of the health fraternity, but my sincere gratitude to each of them. I would also like to make a sincere appeal to every Indian to exercise caution and stay safe, ”he said. mentionned.
Heartbroken to see what is happening in my country! I am not in the health fraternity, but my sincere gra … https://t.co/w7eZhveiQY
– Stay home, stay safe! Take your vaccine🇮🇳 (@ ashwinravi99) 1619185058000
India is recording more than 3 lakh of cases per day over the past few days and the health infrastructure is struggling to cope with the rise, with lack of oxygen and some essential drugs adding to the crisis.