Veteran Indian cricketer and Delhi Daredevils Star spinner Ravichandran Ashwin pulled out of the ongoing Indian Premier League on Sunday to support his family during the Covid-19 pandemic.
"My family and extended family are putting up a fight against #COVID19 and I want to support them during these tough times," Ashwin tweeted. "I expect to return to play if things go in the right direction. Thank you @DelhiCapitals" Ashwin tweeted after his franchise defeated SunRisers Hyderabad in the Super Over at the MA Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday night.
Ashwin's decision is a major blow for the money-spinning event which is being held behind closed doors and runs until May 30.