newscricketa day ago

WI v IND practice match | Rahane, Vihari strike 50s before West Indies A hold on for draw

Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari struck patient fifties, 52 and 64 respectively, as India set West Indies A a 305-run target on Monday. The hosts then batted out 21 overs, and reached 47 for 3, with Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja and Ravichandran Ashwin picking up a wicket each.
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newscricket2 days ago

IND vs WI | On current form, my No. 1 spinner will surely be Kuldeep Yadav, says Harbhajan Singh

Harbhajan Singh has stated that he would go with Kuldeep Yadav as the first-choice spinner for the West Indies for the way he takes the ball away from the left-handers and his wicket-taking abilities. He has also added that Ravichandran Ashwin's superb record against the Windies works in his favour.
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newscricket18 days ago

VIDEO | Murali Vijay bats left-handed as R Ashwin mimics Kedar Jadhav’s action

The Tamil Nadu Premier League has basically become a joke for R Ashwin, who is pulling off one new action a day to keep the fun element in the tournament alive. Today, as he decided to bowl slingy spin like Kedar Jadhav, Murali Vijay made it even funnier by taking guard as a left-hander.
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newscricket20 days ago

Ashes 2019 | I can definitely learn from watching Ravichandran Ashwin bowl, states Nathan Lyon

Australian off-spinner Nathan Lyon has revealed that he has watched footage of Ravichandran Ashwin bowl, and that could definitely learn from the veteran offie. Ashwin, who played for Nottinghamshire earlier this season, enjoyed a successful stint as he claimed 23 wickets from just three matches.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Batsman throws his wicket away as R Ashwin fools him with "Sohail Tanvir" delivery

Time and again, Ravichandran Ashwin has amused both viewers and opponents with his bag of tricks, often leaving everyone in awe of his skillset. In a TNPL match on Monday, he deceived the batsman with an outrageous "Sohail Tanvir" delivery, forcing the batsman into throwing his wicket away.
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newscricketa month ago

India vs West Indies Tests | Bhuvneshwar Kumar misses out as Wriddhiman Saha picked as back-up keeper

The BCCI have announced the team for the two-Test championship match against West Indies and decided to drop Bhuvneshwar Kumar from the team for the Test series. On the other hand, Wriddhiman Saha has made a comeback to the Test side after being sidelined from the team with an injury.
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newscricketa month ago

VIDEO | Ravichandran Ashwin tries to deceive batsman with wrong-footed action in TNPL

Ravichandran Ashwin is known for his unconventional antics and unusual variations while bowling in his attempts to baffle the batsmen. On Friday, he gave the world another such bizarre moment when he bowled a delivery off the wrong foot and with a hand stationary to leave everyone watching confused.
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newscricketa month ago

County Championship 2019 | Ravichandran Ashwin bags six-wicket haul as Ajinkya Rahane fails to impress

Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin continued to impress in his county stint with Nottinghamshire as he claimed his second consecutive five-wicket haul of the season. Meanwhile, Ajinkya Rahane's disappointment continued as he struck his third consecutive single digit score, managing just one run.
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newscricketa month ago

2019 County Championship | Ravichandran Ashwin shines with an eight-wicket haul, but Ajinkya Rahane fails

Ravi Ashwin marked his second outing with Nottinghamshire with an eight-wicket match haul against Somerset in the Specsavers County Championship Division One at Taunton. Meanwhile, compatriot Ajinkya Rahane failed for his team Hampshire, scoring just seven runs in total from both innings.
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newscricket2 months ago

Twitter reacts as Yuzvendra Chahal misses his "century" by 12 runs

It was a nightmare for Yuzvendra Chahal today as he conceded 88 runs in his quota of overs. The funny part is not only Indians but also Pakistanis and Bangladeshis will be disappointed with Chahal's performance today. Twitterati responded by trolling him for his terrible display.
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