Ravichandran Ashwin

An off-spinner bowling leg-spin is like multi-lingual: Tendulkar

An off-spinner bowling leg-spin is like multi-lingual: Tendulkar

While Tendulkar did not take any names, his observation on off-spinners trying to bowl leg-break would certainly be music to Ravichandran Ashwin's ears, as he is trying his hand at wrist spin with an eye on national comeback in the shorter versions.

Apr 24, 2018, 13:43 PM IST
County stint depends on feasibility factor: Ravichandran Ashwin

County stint depends on feasibility factor: Ravichandran Ashwin

India's premier Test spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday said that playing county cricket ahead of the five-Test series against England will depend a lot on the 'feasibility' factor.

Mar 26, 2018, 17:52 PM IST
Rest of India ready for Irani Cup showdown against Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha

Rest of India ready for Irani Cup showdown against Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha

A bunch of domestic performers such as Mayank Agarwal, Prithvi Shaw along with a battle-hardened internationals like Ravichandran Ashwin will be eager to add some context to Irani Cup when Rest of India clashes with Ranji Trophy champions Vidarbha from Wednesday.

Mar 13, 2018, 19:07 PM IST
Irani Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin to replace injured Ravindra Jadeja

Irani Cup: Ravichandran Ashwin to replace injured Ravindra Jadeja

A side strain has ruled Ravindra Jadeja out of the match against Vidarbha.

Mar 10, 2018, 13:02 PM IST
Fifty-overs lifeline: Ravichandran Ashwin named India A captain in Deodhar Trophy

Fifty-overs lifeline: Ravichandran Ashwin named India A captain in Deodhar Trophy

Out of favour in Indian team's limited-overs set-up, senior off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday got a lifeline as the national selection committee named him captain of the India 'A' team for the Deodhar Trophy, scheduled to be held in Dharamsala from March 4-8.

Feb 27, 2018, 22:51 PM IST
Laugh Riot: Twitter in splits when R Ashwin said 'Happy Birthday, Herschelle Gibbs'

Laugh Riot: Twitter in splits when R Ashwin said 'Happy Birthday, Herschelle Gibbs'

Ravichandran Ashwin on Friday wished former South Africa batsman Herschelle Gibbs on his 44th birthday, but the Indian offspinner's tweet was perceived as a damage-control measure after his Twitter spat with Gibbs a few days ago. 

Feb 23, 2018, 16:25 PM IST
Coming Soon: Leg-spin by Ravichandran Ashwin in IPL 2018

Coming Soon: Leg-spin by Ravichandran Ashwin in IPL 2018

Ravichandran Ashwin is working to revive his limited-overs career and the traditional offspinner is working on adding a leg-spin delivery to his repertoire that could be witnessed in the coming Indian Premier League (IPL) season, in which Ashwin will play for his new franchise Kings XI Punjab (KXIP).

Feb 06, 2018, 16:39 PM IST
India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli's unbeaten 85 keeps India in the game on Day 2

India vs South Africa, 2nd Test: Virat Kohli's unbeaten 85 keeps India in the game on Day 2

The second Test between India and South Africa at SuperSport Park in Centurion is nicely poised as India closed Day 2 on 183/5 in reply to South Africa's 335 on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 21:16 PM IST
India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

India v South Africa, 1st Test: Batsmen fail to show up as India taste demoralising 72-run defeat

Needing 208 to win on Monday, India's famous batsmen failed terribly against the South African bowlers, especially Vernon Philander who took 6/42, as a result of which they now trail the three-game rubber 0-1.

Jan 08, 2018, 20:36 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja need to change their style in South Africa: Ajinkya Rahane

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja need to change their style in South Africa: Ajinkya Rahane

Ajinkya Rahane is confident that senior spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja will be able to change their style of bowling that suits South African pitches during their upcoming tour

Dec 28, 2017, 19:27 PM IST
R Ashwin has better fast bowling support than Harbhajan Singh: Matthew Hayden

R Ashwin has better fast bowling support than Harbhajan Singh: Matthew Hayden

Hayden had faced Harbhajan in his prime and also watched young Ashwin from close quarters during his days with Chennai Super Kings.

Nov 30, 2017, 15:15 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli's Men in Blue look to record books in Delhi Test

India vs Sri Lanka: Virat Kohli's Men in Blue look to record books in Delhi Test

Virat Kohli`s India have Sri Lanka in the firing line again as they seek a record-equalling ninth straight series win when the third Test starts Saturday.

Nov 30, 2017, 14:56 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka: I hope to double my 300 Test wickets, says Ravichandran Ashwin

India vs Sri Lanka: I hope to double my 300 Test wickets, says Ravichandran Ashwin

 Quickest to 300 Test wickets, Indian offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin wants to double the number before finishing his career.

Nov 27, 2017, 14:34 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin overtakes Dennis Lillee as fastest to 300 Test wickets

Ravichandran Ashwin overtakes Dennis Lillee as fastest to 300 Test wickets

Lillee reached the landmark in 56 Tests, while Ashwin is quicker by two Tests (54) - breaking the record that stood for 36 years since 1981.  

Nov 27, 2017, 13:59 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical highlights of Day 1

Ishant Sharma (3/37) has recorded his best bowling figures in 13 Tests since claiming 5 for 54 in the first innings & 3 for 32 in the second innings vs Sri Lanka at Colombo (SSC) in 2015. 

Nov 24, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Six straight ball dismissals surprising, Lanka coach

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Six straight ball dismissals surprising, Lanka coach

The coach shielded Niroshan Dickwella, whose irresponsible shot selection led to a batting collapse with Sri Lanka losing six wickets for 45 runs.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:20 PM IST
No point thinking who would be single spinner in South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja

No point thinking who would be single spinner in South Africa: Ravindra Jadeja

India are most likely to field only one spinner in the Test matches in South Africa but left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja is not worried if he would be able to get that spot by beating Ravichandran Ashwin.

Nov 24, 2017, 19:10 PM IST
Can't guarantee permanent playing slots for Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: Virat Kohli

Can't guarantee permanent playing slots for Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: Virat Kohli

India's tour of South Africa starts on December 30, with a two-day warm-up match. The tour comprises of three Tests, six ODIs and three T20Is.

Nov 23, 2017, 16:48 PM IST
India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical preview

India vs Sri Lanka, 2nd Test: Statistical preview

Here are all the numbers you need to know ahead of Nagpur Test.

Nov 23, 2017, 13:42 PM IST
Pakistan fans start online war after Mohammad Hafeez ban, challenge ICC with examples of Indian bowlers

Pakistan fans start online war after Mohammad Hafeez ban, challenge ICC with examples of Indian bowlers

Hafeez was reported during the third ODI match against Sri Lanka last month in Abu Dhabi, and had undergone an independent assessment of his bowling action on 1 November at Loughborough University.

Nov 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST