Senior India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was dealt with a shock as Tamil Nadu Premier League (TNPL) spinner MP Rajesh passed away due to a heart attack on Monday. Ashwin has shared the stage with MP Rajesh during his time at TNPL. The duo have also had some interesting conversations after the match.
MP Rajesh was a leg-spinner. He made his debut in TNPL in 2018 and impressed from the word go. His three-wicket haul was crucial to help his team LYCA Kovai Kings beat IDream Karaikudi Kaalai by five runs in the Super Over match at the Indian Cement Company Ground in Tirunelveli.
R Ashwin: So hard to believe that you are no more
R Ashwin took to Twitter to express his shock on MP Rajesh’s untimely death. He said that he cannot believe about the tragic news and recalled their conversations after the match. Ashwin said that he will never forget those conversations as it will always be there on his mind.
“RIP M.P Rajesh.. So hard to believe that you are no more. I will never forget the after match conversations we used to have,” Ashwin tweeted.
— Ashwin 🇮🇳 (@ashwinravi99) October 5, 2020
MP Rajesh had also featured for the Tamil Nadu U-19 team and the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association XI side. He was 35 years old and left the entire Tamil Nadu cricket fraternity in shock with the news of his untimely death.