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R Ashwin withdraws from the 3rd Test due to family emergency

16th Feb, 2024

MEDIA ADVISORY 

February 16, 2024

England's tour of India, 2023-24 

R Ashwin withdraws from the 3rd Test due to family emergency

Ravichandran Ashwin has withdrawn from the Test squad, effective immediately due to a family medical emergency.

In these challenging times, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the team fully supports Ashwin.

The BCCI extends its heartfelt support to the champion cricketer and his family. The health and well-being of the players and their loved ones are of utmost importance. The Board requests respect for the privacy of Ashwin and his family as they navigate through this challenging time.

The Board and the team will continue to provide any necessary assistance to Ashwin and will keep the lines of communication open to offer support as needed. Team India appreciates the understanding and empathy of the fans and media during this sensitive period.

JAY SHAH

Honorary Secretary

BCCI