Ravichandran Ashwin

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
India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Statistical preview

India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test: Statistical preview

Ravichandran Ashwin needs another eight wickets to become fifth Indian and 31st overall to reach the 300-wicket mark.

Nov 15, 2017, 20:50 PM IST
First target is to win opening Test, says Wriddhiman Saha

First target is to win opening Test, says Wriddhiman Saha

Not looking too far ahead of the South Africa series, beginning with Cape Town Test on January 6, Saha said it was about taking it match by match.

Nov 13, 2017, 22:15 PM IST
'The Big Bang Theory' trolls R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and leaves Indian fans bemused

'The Big Bang Theory' trolls R Ashwin, Hardik Pandya, Bhuvneshwar Kumar and leaves Indian fans bemused

Anything with an Indian flavour, even if it's an American sitcom, can't remain without the mention of cricket; and one of the recent episodes of 'The Big Bang Theory' proved it yet again. 

Nov 13, 2017, 12:06 PM IST
Well prepared to tackle R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: SL opener Dimuth Karunaratne

Well prepared to tackle R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja: SL opener Dimuth Karunaratne

Karunaratne was the leading scorer with Lankan 285 runs in their 0-3 loss to India in September, including a valiant 141 in the second innings of the first Test.

Nov 11, 2017, 20:26 PM IST
Hardik Pandya, Pradeep Narwal, Sunil Chhetri in running for Best Sportsman of the Year award

Hardik Pandya, Pradeep Narwal, Sunil Chhetri in running for Best Sportsman of the Year award

The final list of awardees will be announced and the trophy handed over to them during the inaugural Indian Sports Honours ceremony to be held in Mumbai on November 11.

Nov 01, 2017, 20:54 PM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja to be back for Tests; focus on Virat Kohli workload

Ravichandran Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja to be back for Tests; focus on Virat Kohli workload

India will play three T20 Internationals against New Zealand in New Delhi (November 1), Rajkot (November 4) and Thiruvananthapuram (November 7).

Oct 22, 2017, 19:07 PM IST
Virat Kohli reveals the reason behind resting Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

Virat Kohli reveals the reason behind resting Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin

Kohli said that with the youngsters coming in, a strong pool of slow bowlers has been created before the World Cup, to be held in England in 2019.

Oct 21, 2017, 17:29 PM IST
If I get to 618 Test wickets, I won't break Anil Kumble's record of 619, says Ravichandran Ashwin

If I get to 618 Test wickets, I won't break Anil Kumble's record of 619, says Ravichandran Ashwin

Senior India offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been out of favour, or 'rested', for three consecutive ODI series; but as players world over consider, Test cricket is the pinnacle for him as well - just like it was for Anil Kumble, the most successful spinner the country ever produced.

Oct 21, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Round 2: As it happened...

Ranji Trophy 2017-18, Round 2: As it happened...

For the defending champions Gujarat, who are playing their first match in the tournament, spinner Piyush Chawla returned figures of 5/69 to bundle out Kerala for 208 runs at the GS Patel Stadium in Nadiad. 

Oct 15, 2017, 09:29 AM IST
Ignored Ravindra Jadeja scores unbeaten 150 in Ranji Trophy

Ignored Ravindra Jadeja scores unbeaten 150 in Ranji Trophy

Jadeja, who has not played for India since the Test series in Sri Lanka two months ago, struck his eighth first-class hundred with the help of 18 boundaries and two sixes during his unbeaten effort.

Oct 14, 2017, 19:45 PM IST