The 29-year old almost lost his life in a rather drunken escapade in 2017 with the Kings XI Punjab.
"He gives a lot of heart attacks to the opposition which is good to see."
"There is just one player who I have always wanted in my team but that won't ever happen," Preity remarked.
Here we look at how the senior Indian star players fared in the IPL 2018.
"I am sure it was a great experience for him (Ashwin) as a captain," KL Rahul quoted.
"I can promise that the trophy isn’t too far away for Kings XI," he quoted,
The destructive opener was given a lifeline by the Kings XI Punjab in the final minutes of the IPL auction 2018.
Another promising season awaits the Punjab franchise and they will want to start planning for it sooner.
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