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    Ashwin breaks record as India crush Sri Lanka

    Spin wizard Ravichandran Ashwin plays down comparisons with Dennis Lillee after his record-breaking feat helps India crush Sri Lanka by an innings and 239 runs in the second Test.

  • 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.

  • Man United fans troll Ashwin

    India player Ravichandran Ashwin gets slated on social media for stating that the return of his former IPL team Chennai Super Kings will increase its value just like Manchester United when eight players of the English football club died in an air crash in Munich, 1958.

  • Kohli and Co seek solace in nature

    Members of the Indian cricket team, led by skipper Virat Kohli, go on a nature hike to soothe the pain of their heavy defeat to Australia in the first Test.

  • Ashwin 'Bradman of bowling'

    Former skipper Steve Waugh has warned that Australia's only hope of beating India in their upcoming series is by taming Ravichandran Ashwin, branding the record-breaking spinner "the Bradman of bowling".

  • Lessons from Ashwin

    Bangladesh off-spinner Mehedi Hasan Miraz reveals the lessons from a chat with India spin superstar Ravichandran Ashwin after the one-off Test between the teams

  • 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 Hyderabad wicket that seemed to be a batting paradise for most of the game.

  • 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 session of day-5 of the Test Match against India at Hyderabad today.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 4-0 series defeat.

  • 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' skipper.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Kohli drives India after Ashwin fifer

    Virat Kohli hit a belligerent fifty to consolidate India's position after Ravichandran Ashwin picked up another five-wicket haul to help bundle out England for 255 and give the hosts a first-innings lead of 200 in the second test on Saturday.

  • Mehedi does Ind a big favour before Eng series

    In the two Test matches of his debut series, Miraz took 19 English wickets, including three five-fors. The visiting captain, Alastair Cook, might have struggled to recall his name, referring to Miraz as “one of them”, but he wouldn’t forget this harrowing trial by spin anytime soon.

  • Yasir wants match with Ashwin

    Wily Pakistan leg-spinner Yasir Shah wishes a Test face off with magician Indian offie Ravichandaran Ashwin in a battle of two fast wicket-taking spinners.

  • India clinch NZ series and go top

    India's bowlers propelled the hosts to a comprehensive 178-run win over New Zealand in the second Test Monday, to clinch the series and reclaim the top spot in the world rankings.

  • Jadeja, Ashwin put India on top

    Spinners Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin helped India gain control of the first Test against New Zealand before the

  • Ashwin helps India survive WI pace barrage

    An unbeaten century stand for the sixth wicket by Ravichandran Ashwin and Wriddhiman Saha put India in a respectable position after the first day of the third Test

  • 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.

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    Spinners to play key role: MS

    Mahendra Singh Dhoni says spinners would play a key role in India's upcoming four-match Test series in the West Indies, despite the Caribbean's reputation as a paceman's paradise.

  • Ashwin replaces Shakib as top Test allrounder

    Bangladesh cricketer Shakib Al Hasan’s reign as the number-one Test allrounder came to an end when Ravichandran Ashwin of India went to the top-spot.

  • Proteas seek revival in AB's 100th Test

    AB de Villiers makes his 100th Test appearance on Thursday hoping to inspire his South African team-mates to a series-leveling victory over India in the second Test in Bangalore.

  • Mustafizur Rahman

    Mustafizur takes five wickets on debut

    Bangladesh’s left-arm fast-bowler Mustafizur Rahman picks up five wickets on his ODI debut against India during the first game of the 3-match series at Mirpur today.

  • Virat Kohli, Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushfiqur more frustrated than Virat Kohli

    Mushfiqur Rahim and Virat Kohli are literally on the same page as far as frustration is concerned after the sole Test match at Fatullah ends in a draw due to inclement weather.

  • Rain disrupts play

    Play called off for day 4

    Rain becomes the spoilsport during the 4th day of the Test match between Bangladesh and India at Fatullah stadium.

  • Indian batsman Virat Kohli

    Kohli should play Bangladesh Test: Gavaskar

    Sunil Gavaskar feels that Virat Kohli should lead India in one-off Test match against Bangladesh before being rested for three-match ODI series.