Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin hails India's rise to top Test ranking

Ravichandran Ashwin, who will play his 50th Test against Sri Lanka this week, hails India's rebuilding effort to become the number one Test side.

February 14, 2017
February 14, 2017

Pace engine powered by spin

The 208-run win over Bangladesh has extended India's unbeaten Test run to 19 matches. While the margin of the win is substantial, India's bowlers had to toil hard to get 20 wickets on a...

February 13, 2017
February 13, 2017

Watch Mushfiqur’s brain-freeze on Day-5

After leading from the front with a fighting century yesterday, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim defied rational thinking with his ill-judged shot as he threw away his wicket during the first...

February 11, 2017
February 11, 2017

Shakib’s unfortunate streak

Shakib Al Hasan’s brain-freeze that saw him get out on 82 is a continuation of a trend that started with the first Test against England in Chittagong last October.

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

Ashwin, Jadeja rested from England T20s

India's premier spinners Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have been rested for the three-match Twenty20 series against England starting this week.

December 20, 2016
December 20, 2016

Cook, Jennings defy Ind on final morning

England openers Alastair Cook and Keaton Jennings survived some nervy moments on the final morning of the fifth Test against India on Tuesday as the tourists look to bat out the day and prevent a 4...

December 14, 2016
December 14, 2016

Rampaging Ind look to increase Cook's woes

A rampant India will look to create history in the fifth and final Test against England from Friday by piling more misery on Alastair Cook in what could be his last outing as the tourists'...

December 12, 2016
December 12, 2016

Ind demolish Eng to clinch Test series

Indian spinner Ravichandran Ashwin tore through England's lower order Monday as the hosts won the fourth Test in Mumbai by an innings and 36 runs, clinching the series 3-0.

November 29, 2016
November 29, 2016

India inch closer to win despite Root defiance

Joe Root fell after a defiant 78 as India claimed three wickets on the fourth morning to inch closer to a comprehensive victory in the third Test against England on Tuesday.

November 28, 2016
November 28, 2016

Ashwin treble pushes England to the edge

Ravichandran Ashwin rattled England's top order with three wickets to leave them reeling on 78 for four at stumps on day three of the third Test on Monday, still trailing India by 56.

November 22, 2016
November 22, 2016

Cook confident of turnaround in Mohali Test

Skipper Alastair Cook expresses confidence that England can bounce back in the series against India despite the crushing loss in the second Test but says winning the toss would be key.