Ravindra Jadeja

  • World T20: India trounce Australia by 73 runs to enter semis unbeaten 30-03-2014 10:08 PM

    The Indian juggernaut steamrolled Australia on Sunday amid bizarre scenes as the Aussies adopted a hit-or-perish approach to their chase of India's 159 for 7, which saw them getting bowled out for just 86. The 73-run win, India's fourth in a row, meant India will enter the semi-finals unbeaten as...
  • Surprise package Amit Mishra leads India's bowling revival 24-03-2014 12:28 PM

    What India dreaded as their weakness is turning out to be a potent weapon in the quest to regain T20 supremacy. The bowlers have put up a stupendous show in India's first two games at the World Twenty20 in Bangladesh, paving way for the batsmen to put the opponents out...
  • World Twenty20: Chris Gayle a threat as upbeat India run into West Indies 22-03-2014 08:17 PM

    After a thumping win over Pakistan on Friday in their World Twenty20 opener, Team India will now have to brace up for the defending champions West Indies when the two teams square up against each other in Mirpur on Sunday. Add to that the threat of Chris Gayle that India...
  • World Twenty20: India banking on their pack of allrounders 12-03-2014 08:10 AM

    Packed with multi-utility cricketers, the strength of the Indian squad travelling to Bangladesh for the 2014 World Twenty20 lies in its allrounders - led by the return of India's 2011 World Cup hero Yuvraj Singh and T20 specialist Suresh Raina. MS Dhoni, after missing the Asia Cup due to a...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 5th ODI at Wellington 31-01-2014 06:12 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The ODI Champions are yet to taste a win in 2014 after two overseas series and seven games, which certainly doesn't augur well for a team that will be defending its world cup trophy in a year from now....
  • We want to win but no point panicking: Ravindra Jadeja 30-01-2014 11:46 AM

    Wellington: Eyeing a consolation win in the fifth and final one-dayer, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Thursday said his team-mates need to avoid panicking to curb the "little errors" that have cost them the series against New Zealand. "It is just that we panic a bit and we have to...
  • Ross Taylor explains how New Zealand beat world champions India 29-01-2014 11:27 AM

    Revealing New Zealand's strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side's spinners to wear out the rest of their attack. The Kiwis have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series...
  • Did India press the panic button in New Zealand? 29-01-2014 09:09 AM

    After seeing Indian bowlers getting hammered while defending a challenging total in Hamilton on Tuesday, one could understand why MS Dhoni had opted to field first after winning the toss on 20 previous occasions abroad. Indian bowlers conceded totals of 292, 271 and 314 in the first three matches in...
  • 4th ODI: Hapless India concede series 3-0 after 7-wicket loss to NZ 28-01-2014 01:59 PM

    India made bold moves, some logical and some totally out of context, but it boiled down to Indian bowling that caved in once again and failed to defend a competitive 278 for 5, which New Zealand overhauled to win by seven wickets and with 11 balls to spare - thanks...
  • India need Plan B for first win on New Zealand tour 27-01-2014 11:44 AM

    India's four-match losing streak overseas is in urgent need of Plan B. Two ODI defeats in South Africa and now two in New Zealand may not have set the cat among the pigeons but surely raises the level of doubts over the team's ability to adapt in testing overseas conditions....
  • India stay alive in New Zealand but still questions to answer 26-01-2014 08:14 AM

    After losing comprehensively in South Africa and beaten decisively in the first two ODIs in New Zealand, India were desperate to reverse the tide in the third match in Auckland. And they came close to doing so, courtesy some gutsy batting by Ravichandran Ashwin (65 off 46) and Ravindra Jadeja...
  • 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...
  • How Ravindra Jadeja helped India tie the Auckland ODI 25-01-2014 03:34 PM

    Ravindra Jadeja starred with both bat and ball on Saturday, but it was his 66* off 45 balls that proved to be decisive in the final outcome as he scored 17 of those in the final over of the game to help the visitors match New Zealand's 314 to tie...
  • Jadeja stars as 3rd India-New Zealand ODI ends in a last-ball tie 25-01-2014 02:54 PM

    The Eden park at Auckland had almost slept when MS Dhoni was dismissed chasing New Zealand's 314 after scoring fifty, but R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja woke New Zealand back up with a rude shock by launching a brilliant counter-attack to score 130 runs in the last 14.2 overs to...
  • CSK name Dhoni, Raina, Ashwin, Jadeja, Bravo as five retained players 10-01-2014 03:31 PM

    Making use of the IPL rules that allow a franchise to retain five players before the auction on February 12, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) have tweeted the names of MS Dhoni, Suresh Raina, R Ashwin, Ravindra Jadeja and Dwayne Bravo as the players they have decided to retain. Tournament rules...
  • IPL 7: Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings eye full retentions in auction 09-01-2014 05:15 PM

    New Delhi: Defending champions Mumbai Indians and the formidable Chennai Super Kings are the two franchises which are set to retain all five players when the teams submit their lists on Friday for the upcoming seventh edition of Indian Premier League. MI and CSK are the two teams that have...
  • Yuvraj out of NZ ODIs; Ishwar Pandey gets maiden Test and ODI call-up 31-12-2013 02:49 PM

    BCCI selectors on Tuesday dropped Yuvraj Singh from the ODI squad for the five-match series on the tour of New Zealand, starting January 19 at Napier, but rewarded Madhya Pradesh pacer Ishwar Pandey with a maiden call-up to both ODI and Test squads. Also Karnataka allrounder Stuart Binny has been...
  • A fairytale hundred for Kallis; India 98 runs behind South Africa 29-12-2013 09:26 PM

    Jacques Kallis scored a fairytale hundred in his last Test as South Africa consolidated their position on the fourth day of the second and final Test against India, taking a 166-run lead which could prove decisive going into the fifth day in Durban. India were 68 for 2 in their...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 2nd Test, Day 4 29-12-2013 12:24 PM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Day 3 round-up: Playing his final Test, Jacques Kallis approached his 45th century as South Africa made their position strong on day three of the second Test, reaching 299 for 5 at stumps, just 35 runs shy of India's...
  • Ravindra Jadeja wants to answer his critics with a five-for 28-12-2013 10:00 PM

    Durban: Left-arm spinner Ravindra Jadeja would like to go all out for his elusive fifth wicket on Sunday which will be an answer to his critics who had said that he can only perform on sub-continental tracks that offer turn. Jadeja was the pick of of the Indian bowlers as...
  • 2nd Test: Kallis stands firm as SA just 35 runs away from India's 334 28-12-2013 08:18 PM

    Playing his final Test, Jacques Kallis approached his 45th century as South Africa made their position strong on day three of the second Test, reaching 299 for 5 at stumps, just 35 runs shy of India's first innings total of 334. Kallis (78*) looked in imperious touch even in the...
  • Cricket Yearender: A roller-coaster ride for Team India in 2013 18-12-2013 09:51 AM

    From the euphoria of six series wins in a row to the gloom of IPL spot-fixing scandal, from the emergence of talent like Shikhar Dhawan to teary-eyed exit of Sachin Tendulkar, India saw the best and the worst happening in the year that is going by. Here are some of...
  • Golf Yearender: Scott, Tiger Woods and company serve up tasty 2013 18-12-2013 09:35 AM

    Like an enticing chocolate box offering an exquisite array of pralines, truffles, fudge and liqueurs, global golf gave its fans just about everything they might have wanted during a riveting and unpredictable 2013. The quality and variety of golfing 'confectionary' was exceptional and, with Tiger Woods's remarkable dominance in the...
  • Yearender 2013: Women outshine men in Indian hockey 17-12-2013 12:15 PM

    A sea change at the administrative level, birth of a promising league, rise and fall of the juniors and women outplaying men - the pendulum of Indian hockey kept swinging to and fro in 2013. Save for the silver lining of a world cup bronze won by junior women, 2013...
  • Top 10 sporting moments of 2013 17-12-2013 11:39 AM

    Here is the list of top ten sporting moments of 2013: 1. Lance Armstrong comes clean over doping - January 17 "Yes." With one word, Lance Armstrong finally confessed to a cycling career built on performing-enhancing drugs, putting himself on a par with Canadian athlete Ben Johnson as the world's...
  • Ten sporting flops of 2013 17-12-2013 11:32 AM

    Following is a list of 10 sporting flops in 2013: Rory McIlroy (Golf) The Northern Irishman ended 2012 at the top of the rankings after a second major win, at the U.S. PGA Championship, and he was the leading money-earner on both sides of the Atlantic. But the 24-year-old slumped...