Ashwin has to rush and leave Rajkot Test to be with his mother: BCCI VP clarifies

In a recent update, BCCI Vice-President Rajeev Shukla sheds light on the reason behind Ravichandran Ashwin’s sudden departure from the ongoing Test match. Shukla revealed that Ashwin’s withdrawal from the game was prompted by a family medical emergency concerning his mother.


The unexpected announcement of Ashwin’s departure sent shockwaves through Team India late Friday night, with the BCCI emphasizing the need for privacy and extending full support to the star spinner during this challenging time.

While details initially remained scarce, it has now come to light that Ashwin hurriedly left Rajkot to be by his mother’s side in Chennai. Shukla’s confirmation provides clarity regarding the personal urgency that led to Ashwin’s abrupt exit from the Test match.