Ashwin ‘bowled over’ by cricketing knowledge of TN people

Chennai: The first episode of Star Sports 1 Tamil quiz show ‘Aattathukku Readya?’ was launched on 9 August and received plaudits from viewers and fans.

The show, which marked the debut of R Aswhin as a quiz master, saw the Team India star off-spinner don his new hat with utmost ease as he hosted the first quarter-final of the quiz show.

The quiz show witnessed a whopping 2900 teams registering for the event, with 2200 teams participating. After the preliminary rounds, around 8 teams made it to the quarter-finals. The latest episode saw Team Solli Adippom Gilli showcase their mental strength against Team Quick Fun Morgan.

Ashwin talked about his experience and the level of cricket knowledge of the contestants, “The kind of response we received over the past 10 days is superlative and I am eagerly awaiting now for the knockouts on ‘Aattathukku Readya?’. While shooting for the show, I was bowled over by the level of cricketing knowledge the participants had. It’s definitely going to be tough to choose between these eight teams.”

 

NT Bureau