Ravi Rampaul

  • The best bowling efforts of 2011 December 31, 2011

    From a year in which bowlers ruled the roost, we pick ten defining bowling performances. Dale Steyn - 5 for 75, 3rd Test, Cape Town A spell from hell. That's what Dale Steyn bowled on the third day at Newlands. It was a thrilling display of extreme pace and jagging outswing, with...
  • I have always been a capable batsman: Rampaul December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: Ravi Rampaul may have surprised one and all by scoring a 66-ball 86 coming in at No. 10, but the West Indies new-ball bowler himself isn't surprised about his record-breaking feat. West Indies were bailed out of deep trouble by Lendl Simmons' defiant 78 and Ravi Rampaul's counter-attacking 86, as...
  • Mature show by Kohli, Rohit impresses Sehwag December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: Stand-in India captain Virender Sehwag lavished praise on the young duo of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who guided India to a five-wicket win in the second one-dayer against West Indies here on Friday. Kohli scored 117, while Rohit Sharma stayed unbeaten on 90, as the hosts took a 2-0...
  • Hoping to continue my good run: Kohli December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: He is now dubbed as a match-winner in the shorter version and Virat Kohli intends to make hay till the sun shines. A superb 117 by Kohli, together with a 90 not out by Rohit Sharma, scripted India's five-wicket win in the second ODI against the West Indies on Friday,...
  • Kohli, Rohit guide India to five-wicket win December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: A sparkling century by Virat Kohli (117) and 90 not out by Rohit Sharma scripted India's five-wicket win in the second ODI against the West Indies at Visakhapatnam on Friday that gave the hosts a 2-0 lead in the five-match series. The knock of the two young Indian batsmen came...
  • 'Defeat would have broken our hearts' November 26, 2011

    Mumbai: Satisfied after snatching a thrilling draw in the third Test against India on Saturday, West Indies skipper Darren Sammy said a defeat in the final match of the series would have broken their hearts, especially after scoring a massive total in the first innings. Chasing 243 runs in the second...
  • We lost wickets at the wrong time: Dhoni November 26, 2011

    Mumbai: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said the fifth day's play in the third Test against the West Indies on Saturday was "superb," though he rued that India failed to get over the line, the match eventually ending in a draw as India fell short by one run. "It was a...
  • Rampaul hospitalised due to stomach bug November 14, 2011

    Kolkata: West Indies on Sunday received a setback when strike bowler Ravi Rampaul was hospitalised after suffering from a stomach bug, which could pave the way for off-spinner Shane Shillingford for the second Test against India, beginning on Monday. The pacer had turned up for the afternoon practice but after reporting...