R. Ashwin reflects on major life lessons from Rajnikanth’s movie ahead of the 100th Test

R. Ashwin reflects on major life lessons from Rajnikanth’s movie ahead of the 100th Test. R. Ashwin is set to play his 100th Test against England in Dharamsala on March 7.

Ravichandran Ashwin, a veteran Indian off-spinner, will play his 100th Test against England in the fifth match, which begins on Thursday, March 7 at the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamshala. Notably, Ashwin will become the 14th Indian player to reach the milestone. He is looking forward to his big test.

Since making his debut against the West Indies in 2011, Ashwin’s career has been marked by ups and downs as he battled through challenges to become a better cricketer over time. Recently, he opened up about his life’s lessons and revealed a famous dialogue by Superstar Rajnikanth that changed his entire outlook on life.

“A lot of my perspectives on life and sports come from movies. In one film, Rajni (Rajnikanth) goes on to say this dialogue: “When you know the death date, your living time becomes hell. ” We all know we have a set death date, but we all live very happily. We want to live in the moment, and we want to express ourselves because we all believe we will be immortal for a very long time. ” Ashwin said in a video release by the BCCI.

“But you realize there is a finite nature to it. You begin defending the finite nature. You don’t start living in that finite space, which I found very deep. And then, once you understand it, you can think about it. It opens up a new cauldron for you, kind of raising the bar even higher. You see, you know, and I believe that is how I overcame massive insecurities in my life,” he said.

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Ashwin one five-wicket haul away from surpassing Kumble

Notably, the off-spinner recently reached the milestone of 500 Test wickets. Becoming the second-fastest bowler to do so in just 98 matches. The Chennai-born cricketer is regard as one of the sport’s most dedicated students, constantly analysing his game to stay one step ahead of batters.

Meanwhile, during his 100th Test. The off-spinner will achieve another major milestone by taking just one five-wicket haul to surpass Anil Kumble’s 35 fifers and become India’s all-time fifer in the longest format. If Ashwin succeeds, he will tie Sir Richard Hadlee for third place in Test history with 36 fifers. Trailing only Shane Warne (37) and Muttiah Muralidaran (67).

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