IPL: Ashwin thanks KXIP fans for endless support

NEW DELHI: Ravichandran Ashwin has thanked Kings XI Punjab franchise for his support in the last two years when he was the captain of the Indian Premier League Squadron (IPL).

Ashwin's time with KXIP came to an end on Friday with the Delhi capitals officially announcing a commercial agreement in which the spinner went to the franchise based in the national capital while the left arm spinner Jagadeesha Suchith It was on the other side.

"It has been a wonderful journey with Kings XI Punjab ," Ashwin was quoted as saying by the Kings XI Punjab website.

I will always look fondly at the two years I spent with the Kings and will miss all my teammates. I am waiting for new challenges. I would also like to thank the fans for their endless support during the two years, it was amazing to see them go out and support their team, he added.

Anil Kumble, who was recently appointed KXIP Cricket Director and head coach, said now is the time to look to the next step.

We appreciate your contribution to the team over the past two years and wish you the best in your future endeavors. We will analyze the strengthening of the team at the auction to ensure that we have a well-balanced team when entering the new IPL season, Kumble said.