OFFSPINNER

  • Ashwin emerges as India's spin spearhead August 27, 2012

    Mumbai: A stalwart of the team that soared to number one in the rankings, offspinner Harbhajan Singh's chances of a return to the Test arena are looking remote with Ravichandran Ashwin's emergence as India's new spin spearhead. The 32yearold Harbhajan, who has taken more than 400 Test wickets, struggled during India's...
  • There is no such thing as teesra: Ashwin July 15, 2012

    New Delhi: Tweakers world over are experimenting with what they claim to be new variations but Indian offspinner R Ashwin can't understand the hype around the 'teesras' and insists that there are just two basic deliveries to work with for an offspinner. For someone who has been a very successful exponent...
  • Narine delighted with form in wake of Eng slump July 3, 2012

    Fort Lauderdale (Florida): Exciting offspinner Sunil Narine says he has banished the demons of the England tour and is happy to be back in form for the West Indies side. The 24yearold produced a superb performance to take four for 12 from four overs as West Indies clobbered New Zealand by...
  • Former Pak players hit back on Ajmal issue March 19, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's former cricketers have reacted sharply to reports that the Indian team had questioned Saeed Ajmal's bowling action, saying it is a ploy to "upset" the offspinner's rhythm. Former captain, Javed Miandad said he saw the reports about Ajmal's action as nothing but a ploy to upset the spinner. "It is...
  • Team India unhappy with Ajmal's action March 19, 2012

    Members of the Indian cricket team raised questions about the doosra bowled by Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, during the Asia Cup clash between the two teams. ...
  • Team India unhappy with Ajmal's action March 19, 2012

    Members of the Indian cricket team raised questions about the doosra bowled by Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal, during the Asia Cup clash between the two teams. ...
  • WI spinner Narine ready for Aussie challenge March 14, 2012

    Bridgetown: West Indies offspinner Sunil Narine believes he is learning quickly and says his first brush with international cricket last December has put him in good stead to face Australia in the oneday series starting on Friday. The 23yearold made his debut against India in Ahmedabad and showed great composure in...
  • Playing in Tests a dream come true: Ashwin November 10, 2011

    Offspinner Ravichandran Ashwin talks about his ninewicket haul against West Indies during the Delhi Test. ...