Parvinder Awana

  • I am very much eyeing the England tour: Parvinder Awana May 27, 2014

    Kings XI Punjab pacer Parvinder Awana has set his sights on the upcoming tour of England to make a comeback into the Indian cricket team. The 27-year-old Awana, who has played for India in two T20s, has impressed KXIP bowling coach Joe Dawes, who is hoping that the bowler gets back...
  • IPL7: Kings XI Punjab thump Delhi to finish top in group stage May 25, 2014

    Chasing 116 to win, Manan Vohra (47) and David Miller (47*) helped Kings XI Punjab crush Delhi Daredevils by 7 wickets in match 55 of the Indian Premier League. It turned out to be contrasting campaigns for both the sides. On one hand, Daredevils lost 12 of their 14 matches, including...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi host Karnataka in must-win tie at Kotla December 29, 2013

    New Delhi: Delhi face table toppers Karnataka at the Feroz Shah Kotla on Monday with a slim chance of making the Ranji Trophy quarter-finals. Delhi lie fifth in Group A with 19 points from seven games behind Punjab (23 points), Mumbai (23), Gujarat (26) and Karnataka (32), who have already qualified...
  • Young pacer Javed Khan included in Delhi Ranji Trophy squad December 28, 2013

    New Delhi: Young pacer Javed Khan has been included in the Delhi squad for their final Ranji Trophy group league encounter against Karnataka at the Feroze Shah Kotla ground from Monday. Javed, who was a part of the U-25 squad has replaced an injured Parvinder Awana, who sustained a back injury...
  • Ranji Trophy, Group A: Awana helps Delhi take 1st innings lead; Karnataka inches towards victory December 8, 2013

    Sambalpur: Delhi pacer Parvinder Awana (5 for 97) took five wickets after a splendid century by Odisha's Natraj Behera (158) as the visitors took a crucial first-innings lead in their Ranji Trophy group A match here. Led by Awana, Delhi bowled out Odisha for 379, 63 runs behind their first innings...
  • Team profile: Kings XI Punjab cannot be underestimated April 2, 2013

    New Delhi: The unfancied Kings XI Punjab team put up a spirited performance in the 2012 IPL season but fell marginally short of qualifying for the play-offs. Mandeep Singh and Parvinder Awana grabbed the opportunity to showcase their talent on the big stage and emerged as the highest run-getter and...
  • Delhi beat Haryana by two runs in a thrilling encounter March 21, 2013

    Rohtak: Delhi recorded a thrilling two-run victory over Haryana in the North Zone leg of the Syed Mushtaq Ali T20 here on Thursday. After being bowled out for a below-par 110 in their alloted 20 overs, Delhi pulled out victory from the jaws of defeat as they restricted Haryana to...
  • Delhi ease past Haryana to brighten chances of qualification February 19, 2013

    Bilaspur: Delhi comfortably beat Haryana by 66 runs to register their second win in the North Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare National One Day Championship and in the process put one foot in the knock-out rounds. Being put into bat at the Lohnu Cricket Ground, Delhi made a fighting...
  • Our pacers were a bit raw, says captain Dhoni December 23, 2012

    Mumbai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday criticised his inexperienced pacers Ashok Dinda and Parvinder Awana for giving away too many runs, but said the duo needs to be backed as they are good future prospects. Defending 177 for eight, India witnessed a awful start before Yuvraj Singh's (3...
  • DDCA to request BCCI for Parvinder Awana's release December 13, 2012

    New Delhi: In a desperate bid to win their final group league match against Maharashtra at home, the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association (DDCA) will request the Indian cricket Board to release their in-form speedster Parvinder Awana from the Indian Test squad. DDCA vice-president Chetan Chauhan told PTI,"I will be speaking...
  • Parvinder Awana: Conquering against all odds December 10, 2012

    When the Indian cricket team was selected on Sunday, one man had particular reason to be pleased. Fast bowler Parvinder Awana has made a remarkable climb from the dusty bylanes of a UP village. ...
  • Selectors show faith in youngsters December 9, 2012

    The selectors have dropped Zaheer Khan, Harbhajan Singh and Yuvraj Singh for the fourth Test in Nagpur. ...
  • Performance in Ranji Trophy never goes in vain: Awana December 9, 2012

    New Delhi: Nearly nine years ago, 18-year-old Parvinder Awana from Harola village in Noida, and 19-year-old Ashok Dinda, from a hamlet called Naichanpur in West Bengal, decided to participate in the 'Speedster Contest' by a popular channel in pursuit of better life. "I came first in that speedster contest and Dinda...
  • Jolted India reward Ranji Trophy performers December 10, 2012

    It took eight ignominious overseas defeats and an English jolt at home to wake up the BCCI. But credit to Sandeep Patil & Co who didn't sweep things under the carpet and cracked the whip on those resting on past laurels. Leaving out Zaheer Khan is as big a statement...
  • 4th Test: Yuvraj, Zaheer dropped; Jadeja called December 9, 2012

    Kolkata: Cracking the whip after India’s another humiliating defeat against England in the Kolkata Test, Indian selectors dropped Yuvraj Singh, Zaheer Khan and Harbhajan Singh and included allrounder Ravindra Jadeja, legspinner Piyush Chawla and pacer Parvinder Awana for the fourth Test, starting in Nagpur from December 13. In a meeting in...
  • Ranji Trophy Group B, Round 6, Day 1: Awana five-for powers Delhi December 8, 2012

    Bangalore: The day one at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium belonged to the bowlers where they made full use of the winter conditions. After opting to bat, Karnataka were straight away on the backfoot when Ashish Nehra trapped opener Robin Uthappa and after that it was Parvinder Awana's show. Awana returned...
  • Awana, Suyal aim for an outright win for Delhi November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Parvinder Awana and Pawal Suyal took seven wickets between them to bowl out Tamil Nadu for 226 and help Delhi take an upper hand by enforcing follow-on, but the two Delhi pacers want to keep the visitors under the pump and press for an outright win on day...
  • Ranji Trophy: Delhi ask TN to follow on, lead by 327 November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Wickets early in the morning and after tea on day three put Delhi on top in their Ranji Trophy match against Tamil Nadu here at the Feroz Shah Kotla stadium on Monday. Having lost three wickets in the morning and the last six collapsing for just 39 runs after...
  • Yuvraj double hundred puts North Zone in command October 15, 2012

    Hyderabad: Yuvraj Singh carried on from where he left on Sunday as he completed a well-deserved double century to put North in a comfortable position at stumps on the second day of their Duleep Trophy semi-final against Central Zone here on Monday. Undefeated on 133 overnight, Yuvraj scored a magnificent 208...
  • Awana surprised at World Twenty20 snub July 18, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Ranji Trophy fast bowler Parvinder Awana, who impressed with 18 wickets in IPL 5 for Kings XI Punjab, has expressed surprise at his name not being in the pool of 30 probable for the ICC World Twenty20 in September. The BCCI on Wednesday announced a preliminary squad of...
  • India A call-up a pleasant surprise: Awana May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Parvinder Awana was hurt after being initially ignored from the India A squad for the tour of West Indies but when Chetan Chauhan called up in the morning to inform about his inclusion in place of an injured RP Singh, he was left speechless. ...
  • Awana in India A squad for injured RP Singh May 26, 2012

    New Delhi: Paceman RP Singh, who played for Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League this season, was ruled out of the India A tour of the West Indies on Saturday due to a knee injury. "He has been advised a week's rest, after which he will be reporting to the...
  • Punjab dismiss Chennai by 6 wickets to stay afloat May 18, 2012

    Returning after a long lay-off, Adam Gilchrist led from the front to take Kings XI Punjab to a comfortable six-wicket win over Chennai Super Kings at the HPCA Stadium on Thursday. Punjab’s eighth victory in 15 matches kept alive their hopes of making the IPL play-offs this season, while Chennai,...
  • 'Don't question integrity of my players' May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Refusing to be drawn into the furore surrounding a TV sting operation which claims to have exposed corruption in the IPL, Kings XI Punjab skipper David Hussey said he would be "very disappointed" if the media puts a question mark on the integrity of his players. "Everyone in...
  • We're not short of firepower: David Hussey May 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Kings XI Punjab skipper David Hussey backed his side to the hilt by saying that they do not lack firepower to pull off matches like the one against Delhi Daredevils on Tuesday. Punjab put on 136 for 8 but failed to defend the total,...
  • Cricketainment: Punjab showed great character May 16, 2012

    CNN-IBN's cricket experts review Delhi Daredevils' five-wicket win against Kings XI Punjab in IPL 5 on Tuesday. ...
  • Village boy Parvinder Awana now a rising IPL star May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: While the superstars tend to grab the headlines in the Indian Premier League (IPL), it also provides a stage for some virtual unknowns to grab the limelight. This season, a 25-year-old fast bowler, Parvinder Awana, has made quite an impression. His mother, 55-year-old, Rajpali Awana stays in a single...
  • Hurt Awana determined to work harder May 1, 2012

    New Delhi: By his own admission, it has been quite a struggle for 25-year-old Parvinder Awana during his five years of first-class cricket and the snub from national selectors for India A's tour of West Indies is just another addition to that list. "Obviously, when you get 57 wickets in the...
  • North beat Central to enter Deodhar final March 18, 2012

    Dharamsala: A match-winning six-for (6 for 49) by Parvinder Awana and a rollicking 83 off 70 by Yashpal Singh helped the North Zone beat the Central by 22 runs to book their place in the final of the Deodhar Trophy here on Sunday. Chasing a daunting total of 290, Central sprung...
  • Duleep Trophy: Dinda puts East on brink of final February 6, 2012

    New Delhi: East Zone are all but through to the final of the Duleep Trophy as Ashok Dinda's fiery spell ensured an all-important first-innings lead of 28 runs against North Zone on the penultimate day at the Feroz Shah Kotla. The India-hopeful had career-best figures of eight for 123 to show...