Former Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal alleged that Ravichandran Ashwin was kept away from international cricket for six months to protect him.
Former Pakistan off-spinner revealed that Sachin Tendulkar came running towards him and asked him not to take the match too seriously as it was a charity game.
Virat Kohli was replying to a question asked by off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin during an Instagram live session.
Pakistan beat India by 180 runs in the Champions Trophy final.
The players had gone to Kampala, Uganda to play in a T20 league after taking due permission from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). But upon landing in Kampala, they found out that the league has been abandoned after a dispute over payment issues.
Asked what issues he had with the ICC protocol, Ajmal said it didn't take into account the fact that some bowlers had natural medical issues with their arm while some may have developed problems after some accident.
Saeed Ajmal's time in the limelight was cut short after a temporary ban for chucking saw him return to the sport in 2015 without the same form.
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Saeed Ajmal, who was banned from bowling in international cricket in 2014, is all set for a comeback to the Pakistan side with a new, remodelled action.
Saeed Ajmal has struggled to make an impact since coming back last February from a five-month ban for an illegal action.