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Ashwin back to No. 2 in ICC Test rankings for bowlers

Ashwin back to No. 2 in ICC Test rankings for bowlers

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin retained his second spot in the ICC Test Rankings for bowlers as he leapfrogged Sri Lanka’s Rangana Herath following India’s historic win against Sri Lanka at Galle. As a result, India once again occupied top two spots among bowlers, with Ravindra Jadeja retaining the top spot.The development came after the two

Fans break TV, Nation rages: Pakistan beats

Nation rages, fans break their TV sets: Pakistan beats India

Pakistan beats India, Fans break their TV, Nation rages. India defeated Pakistan in the final of the Champions Trophy 2017 After this Indian Fannaz has expressed his anger and sorrow on the streets. Some people broke their TVs, some even posters of Indian players burned. Some people came down the road and shouted slogans against

India all-rounder Ashwin bereaved

India all-rounder Ashwin bereaved

Indian all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin’s grandfather S Narayanasamy died here due to age-related illness, family sources said today. The 92-year-old passed away yesterday and his last rites were performed. Narayanasamy, a former Southern Railway employee and a cricket lover, had a big role to play in Ashwin’s early years as a player, Awshin’s father Ravichandran told

234 jobs to open up in TN: Ashwin

New Delhi: Cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin, commenting on the political developments in Tamil Nadu said on Monday “234 job opportunities” will shortly open up for the youth in the state. The Tamil Nadu assembly has 234 seats. Ashwin’s tweet came a day after AIADMK legislators elected General Secretary V.K. Sasikala as their leader, paving the way

Ashwin, Jadeja maintain top slots among Tests, Virat stays 2nd

Ashwin, Jadeja maintain top slots in Tests, Virat stays 2nd

Ashwin, Jadeja maintain top slots among Tests, Virat stays 2nd Dubai: India’s spin twins Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja held onto the top two slots in the ICC’s latest Test ranking for bowlers while skipper Virat Kohli was a notch behind Steve Smith in batsmen’s list. Ashwin (887 points) and Jadeja (879 points) were Nos

Ashwin, Jadeja make England struggle

  Rajkot: Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja struck crucial blows as England posted 102/3 in their first innings at lunch on the opening day of the first Test here on Wednesday. Ashwin returned figures of 2-35 and Jadeja 1-26 as the visitors sufferred setbacks following a positive start. For England, Joe Root was

Cook praises Ashwin, compares him to former teammate Swann

Rajkot: England captain Alastair Cook hasheaped high praise on Ravichandran Ashwin, saying India’s premier off-spinner has become a world-class bowler and compared his rapid rise to that of Graeme Swann. “One of his obvious strengths at the moment is his confidence is sky high (that’s natural) if you have taken the number of wickets that

Team India, Ashwin head ICC Test rankings

Dubai: The Indian cricket team and its premier spinner Ravichandran Ashwin held on to their numero uno status in the latest ICC Test rankings for teams and bowlers. India led the team’s table with 115 points ahead of arch rivals Pakistan (111) and Australia (108). England were at fourth place followed by South Africa, Sri

Ashwin gives India edge over New Zealand

Indore: Star off-spinner Ravi chandran Ashwin produced an excellent bowling performance to give India the upper hand at tea on Day Three of the third Test against New Zealand at the Holkar Cricket Stadium here on Monday. Ashwin, who had given India the breakthrough by trapping opener Tom Latham leg before in the morning session,

Ashwin is a priceless a cricketer: Kohli

Kanpur: Effusive in his praise for Ravinchandran Ashwin, Indian captain Virat Kohli today said the off-spinner is a “priceless” cricketer to have in the team having contributed with both bat and ball in the massive win over New Zealand in the opening Test here. Ashwin took 10 wickets and also scored a 40-run cameo in

Ashwin eyes top spot in Test bowlers’s rankings in NZ series

Kanpur: India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will work towards regaining the No.1 spot in the Test bowlers rankings in the three-match series against New Zealand. The first match, India’s 500th Test, will begin here on Thursday. Third-ranked Ashwin, who held the top spot for a fortnight at the end of 2015 and again for a week

Dhoni praises Mishra, Ashwin for fantastic bowling effort

Lauderhill (Florida): India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni heaped praise on off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin and leg-spinner Amit Mishra for putting up a “fantastic effort” to bowl out the West Indies for a low score in the second Twenty20 International cricket match here. After the one-run defeat in the high-scoring first game, Indian bowlers came back well

Expected a good return from this series: Ashwin

Port of Spain:  Ravichandran Aswin rounded off the four-Test series with two centuries and 17 wickets and the India spinner said he had expected a handsome return from the tour of West Indies, which India wrapped up with a 2-0 win after the fourth match was abandoned. The fourth Test ended in a frustrating draw

Ashwin No.1 All-rounder in Test

The standout performer in the series for India has been Ravichandran Ashwin, who is now world No 1 all-rounder in Test as per the official rankings. With two centuries and two five-wicket hauls, the Tamil Nadu lad has been the toast of the team. His 235 runs and 16 wickets have gone a long way

It’s not an easy wicket to play shots on: Ashwin

Gros Isle:  Indian off-spinner RavichandranAshwin has said that his side will be looking to continue the fightback in the remainder of the third Test after recovering from a precarious 130 for five and finishing the first innings at 353. The West Indies finished day two at 107 for one. “When we got together we were

Those 100 runs by Ashwin and Saha will help us in Test: Rahul

Gros Islet: K L Rahul, who is having a goodrun with the bat in the Test series against the West Indies, says the unbroken century partnership between R Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha could prove to be crucial to the outcome of the ongoing third game here. India lead the four-match series 1-0. India were in

Ashwin has been brilliant as India’s No 6, feels Bangar

Islet (St Lucia):  Indian cricket team’sbatting coach Sanjay Bangar praised Ravichandran Ashwin for “brilliantly” fitting in the role of a No 6 batsman in the current Test squad stating that the Tamil Nadu all-rounder has now given more option to management in terms of combination. After a century in the first Test, Ashwin against bailed

Ashwin, Saha defy Windies, guide India to 234/5 in third Test

St. Lucia:  With an unbeaten 108-run sixth wicket partnership, Ravichandran Ashwin and wicket-keeper Wriddhaman Saha brought India back into the game to post 234 for 5 wickets against a domineering West Indies on the first day of the third Test at the Darren Sammy National Cricket Stadium here on Tuesday. Making best out of the

Kumble understands bowlers’ psyche: Ashwin

Basseterre (St Kitts): India off-spinner RAshwin feels head coach Anil Kumble is someone who understands bowling psyche and can provide the right impetus to the bowlers during match situations. “Understanding a bowler’s psyche is a challenge and it is difficult for a batter to understand that. Someone like him he understands how the situation is