Ravichandran Ashwin

  • Spin doctors set up thrilling World T20 climax 02-04-2014 04:22 PM

    Spinners, once considered irrelevant in hit-and-run cricket, will play a pivotal role when the World Twenty20 reaches the business end with the first of two semi-finals in Dhaka on Thursday. Among the top eight wicket-takers in the elite Super-10 round, six are spinners with South Africa's leggie Imran Tahir leading...
  • World T20 warm-up: Malinga's four-for hands SL five-run win over India 17-03-2014 10:43 PM

    Mirpur: Indian team's batting woes continued in the familiar sub-continental conditions as they lost their opening warm-up tie of the ICC World T20 against Sri Lanka by five runs on Monday. Batting first, Sri Lanka scored 153 for six and then bowled out India for 148 in exactly 20 overs....
  • I compete with myself and not Ashwin, says Harbhajan 06-03-2014 01:40 PM

    New Delhi: Ravichandran Ashwin's shoddy overseas performance in recent times might have enhanced Harbhajan Singh's chances of a return to the national side but the experienced off-spinner says he is not competing with the Tamil Nadu tweaker for a place in the Indian team. "In all these years, I have...
  • Won't change my action though variation is a necessity: Parvez Rasool 27-02-2014 09:08 PM

    New Delhi: Talented off-spinner and India contender Parvez Rasool is keen to add a few more variation in his armoury as an off-break bowler but would not like to tinker with his natural action while doing so. Out-of-form India offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Wednesday surprised one and all by bowling...
  • This knock will help Jadeja getting his thinking right: Dhoni 25-01-2014 06:25 PM

    Auckland: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni feels that Ravindra Jadeja's 45-ball unbeaten 66 in the tied one-dayer against New Zealand will help the left-hander to develop into a more mature batsman. "We are hoping that he [Jadeja] develops further as a batsman. The kind of talent that he has, we...
  • Ashwin lacks required deception to succeed overseas: Erapalli Prasanna 24-01-2014 03:38 PM

    New Delhi: Former Test spinner Erapalli Prasanna is highly critical of Ravichandran Ashwin's performance for India while playing abroad, saying the Tamil Nadu tweaker "lacks deception" in his bowling. Ashwin, in his last five ODIs in South Africa and New Zealand, has taken only a single wicket bowling 46 overs...
  • Kapil Dev conferred with BCCI 'Lifetime Achievement Award' 11-01-2014 09:39 PM

    Mumbai: Former India captain Kapil Dev was on Saturday honoured with the C K Nayudu Lifetime Achievement Award by the BCCI at its seventh annual awards ceremony on Saturday. Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was bestowed with the Polly Umrigar Award for being the best international cricket last season. Ashwin in the...
  • We are ready for a fight in Test series: Ravichandran Ashwin 12-12-2013 10:18 PM

    Benoni: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin refused to read too much into India's 0-2 drubbing in the ODI series against South Africa and said that the result has rather made the players "ready for a fight" in the two-match Test series beginning on December 18. Ashwin did not the term the ODI...
  • India's heroes at Eden: Two debutants and an allrounder 09-11-2013 04:24 PM

    Rohit Sharma, R Ashwin and Mohammad Shami were the scriptwriters of India's victory in the Kolkata Test, while the hero Sachin Tendulkar stole most of the limelight. It was like Salim-Javed writing the successful script for Sholay and Jai-Veeru getting the most attention. Rohit the batsman, Ashwin the allrounder and...
  • We will all get emotional once Mumbai Test ends, says Ashwin 08-11-2013 08:14 PM

    Kolkata: Ravichandran Ashwin, one of the star performers in India's comprehensive victory over West Indies, in the first Test feels that he would probably realize how emotional he is once Sachin Tendulkar has played his 200th and final Test match in Mumbai in another 10 days time. "It's definitely going...
  • Lower order firing good sign for Indian cricket: Dravid 08-11-2013 01:54 PM

    Kolkata: With Ravichandran Ashwin playing a stellar knock in the Indian first innings of the Eden Gardens Test, former Indian skipper Rahul Dravid on Friday said a good show by lower order batsman, like R Ashwin, bodes well for the country's cricket. Ashwin cracked his second Test ton as India...
  • India vs Australia: Bowlers who could impress in batting-heavy series 12-10-2013 10:36 AM

    In an ODI series expected to be dominated by the batsmen, as the one-off T20 international suggested, bowlers from India and Australia will be in for a stern test on the batting-friendly tracks, where taking wickets sometimes becomes a hard toil. The T20 international on Thursday, which India won by...
  • R Ashwin busy adding dimension to bowling 19-08-2013 12:01 PM

    Chennai: India's No. 1 Test spinner R Ashwin has revealed he's use his rare break from international crick to expand his repertoire of deliveries. "I have the arm-ball, the carrom ball, and the under-cutter but I am developing a flipper that pitches just short of a length and skids on,"...
  • India defeat SL by 81 runs (D/L method), qualify for final 10-07-2013 03:36 AM

    Port of Spain: Seamer Bhuvneshwar Kumar wreaked havoc with a brilliant opening spell as he powered India into the final of the Celkon Mobile Cup Tri Series tournament with a commanding 81-run victory over Sri Lanka via Duckworth Lewis method in another rain-affected match on Tuesday. The 22-year-old Kumar took...
  • Shane Watson content with Chennai knock 13-05-2013 12:50 PM

    After pulling his team out of the abyss, Rajasthan Royals' batsman Shane Watson produced a gem of an innings to allow Rajasthan maintain their winning streak at home. The Aussie allrounder's 34-ball 70 took the game away from Chennai Super Kings, especially after Rajasthan managed 23 runs off the 11th...
  • Et tu Dhoni? The funniest 'Sir Ravindra Jadeja' jokes 10-04-2013 12:24 PM

    New Delhi: Days after a Wikipedia entry described cricketer Ravindra Jadeja as a philanthropist and a Nobel laureate, his mates from the Indian Premier League team Chennai Super Kings - Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Suresh Raina and Ravichandran Ashwin - had a field day pulling his leg with their own versions...
  • IPL 6: Five bowlers to watch out for 30-03-2013 04:28 PM

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  • Ashwin skips optional practice session 11-12-2012 05:52 PM

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