Syed Kirmani lauded offie Ravichandran Ashwin for his achievements and hard work for Indian cricket. The former India wicketkeeper said Ashwin is a role model for today’s youngsters.
“I have no words to express the achievements which Ravichandran Ashwin has done. My heartiest congratulations to the would-be legend in the making,” Kirmani said at a function in Chennai to present the ‘Icon of Chennai’ award to Ashwin.
He added that Ashwin is the pride of Tamil Nadu. “Ashwin is the pride of Tamil Nadu and the country. He is a great role model to the youngsters of today, the millennials of today. He is such a gentleman cricketer, among all the other gentleman cricketers, he excels. I deem it an honour to honour Ashwin,” Kirmani said.
He also hailed the Tamil Nadu cricketer for dedicating himself in all aspects of the game and in academics too. On his part, Ashwin said he was glad to receive the honour from Rotary District 3232.R
Ashwin recently extended his cricket academy in Dubai. The 30-year-old passed on his knowledge to the youngsters on at Gen-Next Kings’ Cricket Academy, which partnered with his own Gen-Next Cricket Academy in Chennai.