Pragyan Ojha

  • CLT20 Live Score: Northern Knights opt to bowl against Mumbai Indians 2 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) By virtue of their two back-to-back victories against Express and Lions, the Knights already have a foot inside the main round, largely due to their healthy net run rate (NRR) of +2.684. Mumbai have two advantages going into the crunch...
  • Cricketer Pragyan Ojha appears in PETA ad as a caged tiger May 23, 2014

    Guwahati: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha has figured as a caged tiger in the latest advertisement of People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). Ojha, a left-arm spinner, playing for Mumbai Indian in the Indian Premier League (IPL) took time out of his busy schedule to speak up for animals who suffer...
  • Snapshot: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is PETA's face for its anti-zoo campaign February 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Cricketer Pragyan Ojha is the latest celebrity to join the bandwagon of celebrities who have campaigned for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). In this photograph, he is seen inside a cage the way the animals are kept in zoos. ...
  • Harbhajan, Pragyan Ojha must for Tests: Sourav Ganguly February 21, 2014

    Kolkata: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly took a swipe at the selectors' decision to omit leftarm spinner Pragyan Ojha, especially after a 10-wicket haul in his last Test. Pointing out that India's weak spin department contributed to the 0-1 series loss in New Zealand, Ganguly said Ojha and veteran offspinner Harbhajan...
  • Looking to start afresh in IPL 7, says Pragyan Ojha February 10, 2014

    New Delhi: He has not been retained by Mumbai Indians but an unfazed Pragyan Ojha does not hold any grudge against the IPL champions and wants to start his Twenty20 journey afresh with a new franchise when the cash-rich league's players' auction is held this week. "There are things which are...
  • Thinking about selection puts a lot of pressure: Pragyan Ojha February 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Pragyan Ojha has fallen in the pecking order behind Ravindra Jadeja as the third specialist spinner with remote chances of playing a Test series overseas but the Odisha-born Hyderbad left-arm spinner is not ready to throw in the towel yet. Ojha, who has got 100 wickets from 22 Tests...
  • India beat WI by an innings and 126 runs to bid Sachin farewell in style November 16, 2013

    The end was nigh for the West Indies, but nobody imagined it will come up so swiftly on day three of Sachin Tendulkar's farewell game which ended with India being victorious by an innings and 126 runs to win the two-Test series 2-0. And when Mohammad Shami took the last...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 14, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Is Sachin's last Test a social occasion for VIPs? November 14, 2013

    On the day when batting genius Sachin Tendulkar is playing his farewell Test match at his home turf, Wankhede stadium in Mumbai, CNN-IBN found out that several touts were selling complimentary club tickets at exhorbitant rates in black. The touts were caught on camera saying that the price could go...
  • Sachin Tendulkar takes centrestage on day one November 14, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar playing in his final Test match remained unbeaten on 38 and looks good for a big score. ...
  • News 360: Sachin's farewell match, unbeaten at 38 November 14, 2013

    Sachin Tendulkar has set his sights on a special farewell for himself at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai. At 38 not out and with the blessings of his mother in attendance, Tendulkar, along with Cheteshwar Pujara (34*), took India to 157 for 2 at stumps on day one of the second...
  • Ojha dedicates five-wicket haul to retiring Tendulkar November 14, 2013

    Mumbai: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Thursday dedicated his five-wicket haul to retiring batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, who is playing the 200th and final Test match of his illustrious career. Riding on Ojha's superb show with the ball, India bundled out the hapless West Indies for a meagre 182 runs in...
  • 2nd Test: India 157/2 at stumps on Day 1, Tendulkar 38 not out November 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Some are blessed, they get what they desire; better put, they get what they decide to chase. Sachin Tendulkar, it's almost evident, has set his sights on a special farewell for himself. Perhaps another century, perhaps not. And though numbers don't matter at this stage, that's what those...
  • Pragyan Ojha scalps six as South Zone enter Duleep Trophy final October 13, 2013

    Chennai: Test specialist Pragyan Ojha's deadly spell (6 for 48) of left-arm spin bowling enabled South Zone record a crushing innings and 38 runs victory over Central Zone to clinch a place in the Duleep Trophy final. South Zone, who had virtually sealed a final berth on the third day itself...
  • Pujara 6th, Ojha 10th in ICC Test Rankings July 22, 2013

    Dubai: Cheteshwar Pujara was the highest-placed Indian batsman as he rose a rung to be sixth, while Pragyan Ojha broke into the top-10 among bowlers after gaining one spot to be 10th in the latest ICC Test rankings issued on Monday. Pujara is the only Indian batsman inside the top-20 of...
  • Mumbai Indians begin training camp at Wankhede March 29, 2013

    Mumbai: Mumbai Indians players on Friday underwent a training session ahead of the IPL season beginning next week with captain Ricky Ponting having a feel of the team environment though he did not take part in the practice. Ponting joined the team after arriving last night and was present at...
  • 4th Test: India secure historic win to whitewash Australia March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: Sixteen wickets fell on an absorbing Sunday at the Feroz Shah Kotla, the last four of which were lost by India en route to a six-wicket win over Australia that sealed their first 4-0 series win in their 473rd Test, revenge for the whitewash in Australia last year....
  • 4th Test, day 2: Nathan Lyon leaves India in a spin, leading by just four March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: After three one-sided matches, the fourth and final Test at the Feroz Shah Kotla threw up the most engrossing day of the series as Australia, inspired by Nathan Lyon, made a total of 262 appear a lot more. Lyon, Peter Siddle and James Pattinson had extended Australia's overnight...
  • Ojha becomes third fastest Indian to 100 Test wickets March 23, 2013

    New Delhi: Left-arm spinner Pragyan Ojha on Saturday became the third fastest Indian bowler to reach the milestone of 100 wickets in Test cricket. Ojha's 100th wicket was Australian tailender James Pattinson, who edged to first slip, and that put him behind two other Indian spinners, Erapalli Prasanna and Anil...
  • Snapshot: Pragyan Ojha's pretty wife Karabee makes her media debut March 22, 2013

    Her husband, cricketer Pragyan Ojha is a familiar name by now on the cricket filed, but Karabee Kailash maintains a low profile. So when the pretty lady was recently spotted promoting a detergent brand with actress Soha Ali Khan, everyone was pleasantly surprised. Dressed in lime green and pink anarkali,...
  • 3rd Test, day 5: India beat Australia again to win the series 3-0 March 18, 2013

    Mohali: At 4:39 on Monday afternoon, with 16 deliveries left in the Test, MS Dhoni swiveled to pull Mitchell Starc for the boundary that put an end to an agonizing last 35 minutes of play in which India lost two wickets in pursuit of a target of 133. That...
  • Left-arm, left out: Where now for Pragyan Ojha? March 6, 2013

    Australia's pre-series troubles with spin had put the spotlight on India's No. 1 Test spinner, Pragyan Ojha. In a two-day match against the Board President's XI, the Australians struggled against offspinner Parvez Rassol who took 7 for 45, which included the wickets of Ed Cowan, Matthew Wade and Steven Smith....
  • Pujara, Ashwin move up ICC rankings after Aussie demolition March 5, 2013

    New Delhi: India's batting sensation Cheteshwar Pujara and rejuvenated Test spinner R Ashwin played pivotal roles in India's innings win over Australia in Hyderabad, and have now moved to career-best rankings in the ICC's latest update for Test players. Pujara, 25, scored his second Test double-century (204) to claim the...
  • India vs Australia, 2nd Test, day 1: as it happened March 2, 2013

    Live updates from the second Test between India and Australia at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad. ...
  • 2nd Test: Australia face another trial by spin March 1, 2013

    Australia have a huge task at hand to put up a good show in the second Test in Hyderabad starting Saturday after being routed by India in the first match by eight wickets. India's slow bowlers took all 20 wickets in Chennai, and with talks of another slow, crumbling turner...
  • Jadeja or Ojha: who should play the Hyderabad Test? February 28, 2013

    The hindsight to India's comprehensive win in the Chennai Test last week is that just one bowler and two batsmen touched the international performance bar, and had R Ashwin not recorded his career best match haul of 12 wickets, India could have struggled to bowl out Australia twice. Spinners bowled 193...
  • I'm surprised India did not pick Ojha: Srikkanth February 22, 2013

    The former Indian selector feels that the Chennai wicket was ideal for Pragyan Ojha, and it was a bad decision to drop him. ...
  • Six players who could influence the India-Aus series February 21, 2013

    The upcoming India v Australia series starting in Chennai on February 22 pits two transitioning teams against each other over four Test matches across the country. While MS Dhoni's India will be out to bury the ghosts of the 2-1 Test defeat to England last year, the tourists led by...