Want to become a multi-dimensional player like Ravindra Jadeja, he’s my role model: Vicky Ostwal
The 19-year old spinner was recently picked by Delhi Capitals at his base price of INR 20 lakh at the IPL 2022 mega auction.
Updated - Feb 17, 2022 9:39 pm
Young left-arm spinner and part of the U-19 World Cup-winning Vicky Ostwal idolises Ravindra Jadeja and wants to portray his multi-dimensional skills in whichever teams he represents. Ostwal was the leading wicket-taker for Indian in the U-19 World Cup this year.
Hailing from Pune, the 19-year old spinner was recently picked by the Delhi Capitals at his base price of INR 20 lakh at the mega auction ahead of the 2022 Indian Premier League 2022.The young left-arm spinner will join hands with his skipper Yash Dhull in the Delhi team.
Ravindra Jadeja is the guy that every team wants: Vicky Ostwal
In a recent interaction with the BCCI, the youngster said, “I have always idolised Ravindra Jadeja he is my role model. The kind of player he is, he contributes in bowling, in batting, and the most important department is fielding. He is the guy that every team wants him,”
“I have been watching the IPL ever since I was a kid. There was always a dream of playing in the IPL, as it is the biggest platform you can get. I am really happy that I got picked by Delhi Capitals for this year’s IPL.
“I was in my room, watching the auction and my name came very late. I knew that I did well in the T20 U-19 World Cup but at the same time it was a mega auction, so I thought they will go with their same side and there might be some chances that I may not get picked. For two days, I had anxiety and it was really soothing when I got picked by Delhi,” he added.
Ostwal asserted that he might not be able get a game for the Capitals this season. However, he said that the experience of rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest names in world cricket will help him become a better cricketer.
“Not sure that I might get a chance or not get a chance to play, but learning will always be there. Sharing the stage with some great players will be huge learning for me.”