Rising Star Murugan Ashwin is a leg spinner bowler from the state of Tamilnadu. Rising Pune Supergiants acquired him by paying Rs. 4.5 crores in IPL 2016 auction. Murugan Ashwin is the second highest wicket-taker in Sayed Mushtaq Ali Trophy 2015-2016 with 10 wickets. Ashwin started playing cricket from small cricket academy in Chennai. He played only 3 first-class matches for Tamilnadu with only one wicket. He also the net bowler for CSK in various IPL matches.