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  • Net leggies to Smith no ploy: Ashwin

    The No.1 Test bowler Ravichandran Ashwin brushes off suggestions he'd begun mind games with Australia's captain Steve Smith during last year's IPL

  • India beat Bangladesh by 208 runs

    India romped to a 208-run victory when Taskin Ahmed became Ravichandran Ashwin’s fourth victim of the second innings in the Test match against Bangladesh at Hyderabad today.

  • Ashwin fastest to take 250 Test wickets

    On the fourth day of the one-off Test against Bangladesh at the Rajiv Gandhi International stadium in Hyderabad Ravichandran Ashwin broke a Test record that stood for decades.

  • Improved Bangladesh seek more 'acid tests'

    After finally winning respect of the game's big boys on home turf, Bangladesh now face the challenge of competing with the best away from home when their debut Test in India begins Thursday.

  • Tigers relax before stern Test

    While the Indian cricket team were sweating it out in the afternoon in the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium yesterday, Mushfiqur Rahim and Co spent the entire day away from cricket.

  • We are ready for the challenge: Shakib

    Bangladesh star cricketer Shakib Al Hasan says India seems to be unbeatable at home and it will be a huge challenge not just for himself but for the entire team when the two teams clash in the one-off Test match at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium here from February 9.

  • Taskin hoping for good tune-up

    They say cricket is a funny game and the current situation of the Bangladesh team perhaps best depicts that phrase.

  • Ashwin torments West Indies again

    Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin torments the West Indies again to claim a second consecutive five-wicket innings haul and dismiss the home side for 196 at the stroke of tea on the opening day of the second Test.

  • Ashwin back to number one

    India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin dethrones Pakistan's Yasir Shah to top the International Cricket Council's (ICC) Test rankings after his match-winning display against West Indies.

  • India hand WI innings defeat

    India captain Virat Kohli acclaim a "complete performance" by his team after they thrash West Indies by an innings and 92 runs inside four days in the first test in Antigua on Sunday.

  • Ashwin, Kohli heap tons of misery on WI

    Virat Kohli becomes the first Indian captain to post a Test double century overseas as the tourists play their way into a virtually unbeatable position on the second day of the first Test against West Indies.

  • India look to shrug off inconsistent run

    A competitive curtain raiser set the tone for what should continue to be a fiercely contested series, and if the next fixture plays out like the first one, fans are in for an amazing show in Cuttack.

  • India win 2nd Test against Sri Lanka

    India defeat Sri Lanka by 278 runs in the 2nd Test at Colombo (PSS) to level the 3-match series.

  • Sri Lanka beat India in first Test

    This was a return to what Sri Lanka do really well: runs to play with, in-and-out fields so they are both attacking and defending at the same time.

  • Kohli was born to lead: Gavaskar (video)

    Former captain Sunil Gavaskar describes Test skipper Virat Kohli as someone born to assume the leadership role.

  • Bangladesh

    Highlights of historic series win

    Bangladesh's maiden series win over India is loaded with unforgettable moments of action and packed with high-voltage cricketing drama of the highest caliber.

  • Virat Kohli

    We are not expressing ourselves: Kohli

    Virat Kohli doesn't beat around the bush, makes it clear that he is not happy with the way the things are handled, and underlines the lack of clarity in the players’ minds.

  • Bangladesh player

    Bangladesh’s psychological edge over India

    Bangladesh look to drive home the advantage against India during the third and final match of the series at Mirpur Stadium on June 24 with two emphatic wins behind them.

  • Bangladesh cricketers

    Banglawash threat looms over India

    The world will sit up and notice, if Bangladesh manage to whitewash India by winning the 3rd game of the series on June 24. India will be desperate to avoid being blanked 3-0.

  • Bangladesh gaining respect among peers: Hathurusingha

    India sending their best team for the ongoing ODI series is an indication that they regard Bangladesh as a stronger unit than last June, Bangladesh coach Hathurusingha says. He however is not entirely satisfied with his team's performance in first ODI.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Mustafizur’s moment of reckoning

    After starting off as a batsman while playing with the tennis ball in his locality, Mustafizur Rahman took on board the advice to start bowling fast.

  • Indian Team

    Chance for India's selectors to reset goals

    India's tour to Bangladesh, that includes a Test and three ODIs, may be a short jaunt to a country where they have enjoyed success in the past but it is also an opportunity for India's selection panel to set in motion their plans for the next generation.