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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022 | R Ashwin has mastered the art of being economical in T20 cricket, reckons Sanjay Manjrekar

Sanjay Manjrekar has opined that Ravichandran Ashwin has excelled at being economical in the T20 format and so his selection for the ongoing series against West Indies was excellent. Manjrekar also added that Ashwin compliments the main wicket-taking spinner in the team with his bowling.
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newscricket2 months ago

First-class cricket necessary for overall development, explains R Ashwin disputing Ravi Shastri's suggestions

Ravichandran Ashwin has emphasised the need to have more nations playing Tests in order to improve first-class structures, since that is where opportunities in other formats also stem from. The bowler used examples of prominent nations and the current situation in the West Indies to further explain.
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newscricket2 months ago

WI vs IND 2022, 1st T20I | Internet reacts as Obed McCoy's brain-fade moment helps R Ashwin survive

Run-out is the most unfortunate way for a batter to get dismissed and it becomes more disappointing to be out in such a manner at the back end. Ravichandran Ashwin faced a similar sort of situation when Obed McCoy caught him short of the crease but didn’t shatter stumps in a bizarre moment.
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newscricket7 months ago

IPL 2022 | Ravichandran Ashwin reveals he tried to convince Ankit Rajpoot to Mankad

Ravichandran Ashwin dismissed Jos Buttler by mankading him in the IPL 2019 as he was backing way too much and it spurred the debate around the spirit of cricket. Ashwin has now revealed that he tried to convince his teammate Ankit Rajpoot to ‘Mankad’ a Mumbai Indians batsman but he refused.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2022 | Don’t worry I am inside the crease, says Jos Buttler after RR buy Ravichandran Ashwin at mega auction

England cricketer Jos Buttler reminded Ravichnadran Ashwin of the mankading incident in 2019 saying ‘don’t worry I am inside the crease’ after Rajasthan Royals bought him at the auction. Buttler further said that he will be looking forward to share dressing room with Ashwin for the upcoming season.
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newscricket8 months ago

IPL 2022 | Twitter reacts as Ravichandran Ashwin and Jos Buttler to play for Rajasthan Royals

Rajasthan Royals bought Ravichandran Ashwin for Rs 5 Crore and he will play along with Jos Buttler after the duo clashed in the 2019 season over a ‘Mankad’ dismissal in a fixture between Punjab and Rajasthan. The mega auction for IPL 2022 is happening on February 12 and 13 in Bangalore.
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newscricket8 months ago

IND vs SA | We are a team of ‘good cricketers without superstars’ , opines Lungi Ngidi

Lungi Ngidi believes that his team is not full of superstars but they have good cricketers and good cricketing brains at the end of third day’s play of the Cape Town Test. South Africa are poised on 101/2 chasing 212 in second innings and will look forward to complete the chase on penultimate day.
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newscricket9 months ago

Marnus Labuschagne overtakes Joe Root for top spot in ICC Test Rankings

Australia batsman Marnus Labuschagne has climbed to the top of the ICC Test rankings, courtesy his recent knocks of 103 and 51 in the Adelaide Test. Pakistan captain Babar Azam has risen to the No. 1 spot in T20I rankings, returning to the position he had slipped down from, only last week.
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newscricket9 months ago

IPL 2022 Auctions | Ravichandran Ashwin opens up on possible CSK return

Ravichandran Ashwin, who was a part of Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) two IPL winning titles and as many Champions League T20 triumphs, stated that the franchise remains close to his heart, and that he wouldn’t mind a return. However, he maintained that he would be committed to whichever team picks him.
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newscricket10 months ago

IND vs SA | Wouldn’t be surprised if Ravichandran Ashwin doesn’t play in South Africa Tests, says Steve Harmison

Steve Harmison says that he’s uncertain whether Ravichandran Ashwin will feature in India’s XI against South Africa, given the unpredictability in Virat Kohli’s team selections. He also called for Mayank Agarwal and Shreyas Iyer’s inclusion ahead of Cheteshwar Pujara and Ajinkya Rahane.
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