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Ashwin shares cup of coffee with navy post Vizag triumph

Updated: Nov 21, 2016 21:57 IST

Visakhapatnam (Kerala) [India], Nov. 21 (ANI): Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin shared a cup of coffee with Indian Naval sailors and officers after his side clinched a massive 245-run victory over England in the second Test at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium here on Monday.

Interacting with the Men-in-white, the Indian ace spinner expressed his gratitude and appreciation to all the brave soldiers of the Armed Forces who are guarding the Nation.

Earlier, he had even shared a thoughtful video message on the social media as part of the Sandesh2Soldiers initiative.

During the interaction, Ashwin presented an autographed cricket bat to Eastern Naval Command and Rear Admiral Dasgupta, who presented the ENC Crest to the 30-year-old spinner.

Rear Admiral B. Dasgupta, YSM, VSM, Flag Officer Commanding Eastern Fleet hosted Ashwin on board at INS Jalashwa, one of the frontline warships of the navy. (ANI)