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Tag Archives: Ravichandran Ashwin

Ashwin left heartbroken after ICC ban on Zimbabwe cricket

The suspension of Zimbabwe cricket board by the International Cricket Council (ICC) has left the cricketing world in shock and surprise. Indian cricketer Ravichandran Ashwin took to social media to express his emotions and what he feels about the ban. Ravichandran Ashwin took to his official Twitter handle and wrote, ...

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Ashwin has no regrets over Jos Buttler ‘mankading’ controversy

NEW DELHI: Indian star Ravichandran Ashwin has insisted he has no regrets over his controversial ‘Mankad’ dismissal of England batsman Jos Buttler which sparked a worldwide debate. “You can’t say that Ashwin is a villain,” the Indian all-rounder insisted in his first interview since the storm erupted after he ran ...

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Ashwin doubt as India coach demands openers step up

MELBOURNE: Ace spinner Ravichandran Ashwin remains an injury doubt for the third Test against Australia, India coach Ravi Shastri said Sunday as he demanded his opening batsmen step up to ease pressure on Virat Kohli. Ashwin was sidelined with an abdominal strain for the second Test in Perth and was ...

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India sweat due to heat and Ashwin fitness

LONDON: India were made to sweat by Essex who reached 237-5 on the second day of their tour match at Chelmsford with their discomfort under sweltering sunshine compounded by fears over the fitness of key spinner Ravichandran Ashwin. Virat Kohli’s team, playing their only warm-up match before the Test series ...

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I’ll never be predictable: Ashwin

MUMBAI: Ravichandran Ashwin has made bolder statements on Twitter, but on Monday he said the responsibility of leading Kings XI Punjab is an “opportunity to showcase” his captaincy skills and be “innovative”. Having been led all his IPL life by MS Dhoni, Ashwin, now 31, said being named captain was one of ...

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Ashwin and Gibbs Involved in a War of Words

CAPE TOWN/NEW DELHI:  Oh Twitter, you never cease to disappoint. Former Proteas batsman Herschelle Gibbs found himself the victim of an unexpected attack from Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Monday. Ashwin, who was a part of India’s Test squad in the recently-completed three-match series in South Africa, posted a picture ...

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Ashwin to try legspin in the IPL

NEW DELHI: With limited-overs cricket becoming an increasingly unfamiliar environment for finger spinners, R Ashwin has amped up his efforts to remain relevant. Over the past few years, he has been working towards becoming a wrist spinner and was confident enough to try those variations in a domestic one-day match against Gujarat on Monday. He ...

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Ashwin steers India to 442-5 at lunch against Sri Lanka

COLOMBO: Ravichandran Ashwin closed in on his half-century as India reached 442 for five at lunch on day two of the second Test against Sri Lanka on Friday. India, who resumed on 344-3, lost two of their overnight centurions in Cheteshwar Pujara (133) and Ajinkya Rahane (132) as Sri Lankan ...

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Pakistan rout India to win maiden ICC Champions Trophy title

OVAL: Pakistan completed a stunning turnaround by thrashing arch-rivals India by 180 runs to claim their maiden ICC Champions Trophy title at the Oval. Sarfraz Ahmed’s side suffered a shambolic 124-run loss to India on DLS in their first match a fortnight ago but closed the campaign a team transformed ...

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Muttiah Muralitharan backs Ashwin to do well abroad

MUMBAI: Former Sri Lankan off-spinner Muttiah Muralitharan feels that Indian off-spinner R. Ashwin doesn’t need anything extra in his armoury to succeed abroad. Ashwin has taken bucketful of wickets during the home season but hasn’t been equally successful during previous overseas tours. “He is bowling well and at the top ...

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