Ravichandran Ashwin showers admiration for Aaron Jones’s mindset ahead of India Clash

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Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has expressed his admiration for USA’s Aaron Jones’s confident mindset ahead of their crucial T20 World Cup clash. Jones, the vice-captain of the USA team, has been a standout performer in the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024, showcasing his batting prowess by amassing 130 runs in two matches, including a blistering knock of 94* against Canada.

Aaron Jones’s words that inspired Ashwin

In the pre-match press conference, Jones revealed that the USA team would approach their crucial Group A clash with the dominant Indian cricket team like any other game. Despite acknowledging India’s formidable reputation, Jones stressed that the USA team has a history of defeating strong opponents and would not be intimidated by their reputation.

Jones said, “I think we’re going to treat it like a normal game. We know India is a good team, but we’ve beaten good teams before. We don’t want to play on names, teams, or anything like that. We’ve beaten good teams in the past. So definitely going to go hard tomorrow against India.”

Ashwin, who is not part of the team for the ongoing T20 World Cup 2024, took to his social media account and heaped praises on Jones’s comments in the pre-match press conference. He applauded the competitive spirit of the USA’s vice-captain while highlighting his dedication and hunger for success.

Ashwin shared, “A sportsman’s hunger to compete and be the best brings out this attitude and that is something we must admire.” This statement reflects Ashwin’s respect for Jones’s competitive spirit and his belief in the USA team’s ability to perform well against strong opponents.

The upcoming match between India and the USA is expected to be a thrilling encounter. With Jones’s confident mindset and the USA team’s determination to treat every game with the same level of preparation and intensity, the match promises to be an exciting spectacle for cricket fans worldwide.

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