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India vs Bangladesh: R Ashwin backs Virat Kohli's five permanent Test centres idea; says day-night Test 'move in the right direction'
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India vs Bangladesh: R Ashwin backs Virat Kohli's five permanent Test centres idea; says day-night Test 'move in the right direction'

Having not played a single game with the pink ball till now, Ashwin is still getting adjusted to the colour, which, at times, looks more orange than pink.

Sachin Tendulkar says Ravichandran Ashwin remains 'integral part' of Indian team despite uncertain recent past
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Sachin Tendulkar says Ravichandran Ashwin remains 'integral part' of Indian team despite uncertain recent past

R Ashwin will start afresh, after losing his spot to Ravindra Jadeja in West Indies, when he dons the national colours after 10 months against the South Africa in Visakhapatnam on Wednesday.

Game Over director Ashwin on signing Taapsee Pannu, and why he wants universal appeal for his bilingual thriller
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Game Over director Ashwin on signing Taapsee Pannu, and why he wants universal appeal for his bilingual thriller

Director Ashwin says he chose Taapsee Pannu for Game Over because she "is capable of justifying the vulnerability of the protagonist".

IPL 2019, KXIP vs DC: Sam Curran's all-round star turn to Delhi's brain-fade, best moments from the match
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IPL 2019, KXIP vs DC: Sam Curran's all-round star turn to Delhi's brain-fade, best moments from the match

Kings XI struggled to score enough runs and a below par 166 always appeared to be well within Delhi's radar. With just 23 needed in 21 balls with seven wickets remaining, Delhi imploded incredibly to fall short by 14 runs. Here are the best moments from the match at Mohali.

IPL 2019, KKR vs KXIP: Skipper R Ashwin's tactical errors, debatable selections headline visitors' loss at Eden Gardens
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IPL 2019, KKR vs KXIP: Skipper R Ashwin's tactical errors, debatable selections headline visitors' loss at Eden Gardens

It was a game that Ashwin can look back at as one of the more cerebral players and take quite a few captaincy lessons back from the Eden Gardens.

Injury in England was very frustrating but wanted to level series, says R Ashwin about his below-par performance in Southampton Test
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Injury in England was very frustrating but wanted to level series, says R Ashwin about his below-par performance in Southampton Test

Ashwin conceded that he didn't deliver the killer blow that would have helped his side in the Test, but did not agree to the fact that wasn't hitting the rough patches as much as Moeen Ali did.

India vs England: Half-fit Ravichandran Ashwin flops; all-round batting failure exposes suspect technique against spin
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India vs England: Half-fit Ravichandran Ashwin flops; all-round batting failure exposes suspect technique against spin

Ashwin’s ineffective bowling became all the more glaring when his counterpart Moeen Ali walked away with the Man of the Match honours. His incisive off spin bowling made the difference between the teams.

India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara defends teammate Ashwin, attributes slowness of pitch to off-spinner's under-par show
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India vs England: Cheteshwar Pujara defends teammate Ashwin, attributes slowness of pitch to off-spinner's under-par show

In contrast to Moeen Ali's five-wicket haul, Ashwin struggled to get going on Saturday and finished with 1-78 in 35 overs despite his good bowling form earlier in the series.

India vs England: 'You can't pick 5-6 wickets every session,' says Jasprit Bumrah after hosts scrape to 246
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India vs England: 'You can't pick 5-6 wickets every session,' says Jasprit Bumrah after hosts scrape to 246

Bumrah said India were happy to be in the position they are in, and will look to exert further control in the match on day two morning.

IPL 2018: MS Dhoni's 'chaos' theory and wider implications it could have in T20 cricket
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IPL 2018: MS Dhoni's 'chaos' theory and wider implications it could have in T20 cricket

As CSK’s title win hogs limelight, it is important not to forget Dhoni’s punt, and the bigger impact it could have in the shortest format of the game.

IPL 2018: Ravichandran Ashwin named captain of Kings XI Punjab, preferred over Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle
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IPL 2018: Ravichandran Ashwin named captain of Kings XI Punjab, preferred over Yuvraj Singh, Chris Gayle

Ashwin has two IPL titles during his eight-year stint with Chennai Super Kings and has also played for Rising Pune Supergiant.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts nearing victory, but need to send back Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews early on Day 5
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts nearing victory, but need to send back Dinesh Chandimal, Angelo Mathews early on Day 5

Jadeja and Ashwin can be relied upon to wheel away with unerring accuracy, and in all probability, India should end their home season with another win. Stranger things, however have happened on the cricket field, and India will be mindful of that.

India vs Sri Lanka: Ravichandran Ashwin's adaptability, all-round skills augurs well for South Africa
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India vs Sri Lanka: Ravichandran Ashwin's adaptability, all-round skills augurs well for South Africa

An effective Ashwin, chipping in with bat and ball, would be vital for India’s success in South Africa. Putting him in the right frame of mind ahead of that tour would help get the best out of him.

India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' top priority should be breaking Angelo Mathews-Dinesh Chandimal partnership on Day 3
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India vs Sri Lanka: Hosts' top priority should be breaking Angelo Mathews-Dinesh Chandimal partnership on Day 3

India would do well to break the partnership of Angelo Mathews and Dinesh Chandimal in the morning to halt visitors' fightback.

Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 at Kolkata: Play called off due to bad light
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Highlights, India vs Sri Lanka, 1st Test, Day 3 at Kolkata: Play called off due to bad light

Sun has started to set. It has became dark and the umpires are checking their lightmeter. Chandimal tucks the first ball behind square for a couple. Then Chandimal tried to steal a single to mid off. Jadeja ran towards the money and hurled a throw. He missed. Chandimal made his ground and the ball raced away to the fence. Five runs for Sri Lanka! Too many interruptions and the umpires have decided to stop the play due to bad light.

India vs Sri Lanka: Familiarity breeds contest for Virat Kohli’s men as hosts look to continue winning run
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India vs Sri Lanka: Familiarity breeds contest for Virat Kohli’s men as hosts look to continue winning run

India and Sri Lanka have met 91 times across formats since 2007, making it the most regular bilateral bust-up of the decade. That the win-loss record reads 31-8 in India’s favour since 2011 makes it one of the most one-sided one as well.

India vs Sri Lanka: Lions' ability to bounce back will keep Virat Kohli and Co on toes
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India vs Sri Lanka: Lions' ability to bounce back will keep Virat Kohli and Co on toes

Three seasons in a row Sri Lanka have managed to win a Test match when they seemed completely out of it. The Galle match against India in 2015 was perhaps the most dramatic of them all.

India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Hosts' fielders need to up the ante on Day 3 and restrict lead below 75
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India vs Australia, 2nd Test: Hosts' fielders need to up the ante on Day 3 and restrict lead below 75

India need an early wrap-up followed with a solid opening partnership as it will be the key while batting and only then they could rely on the Ashwin-Jadeja spin show.

India vs Australia: Matthew Renshaw consults Matthew Hayden for advice on playing spin
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India vs Australia: Matthew Renshaw consults Matthew Hayden for advice on playing spin

Young Australia opener Matthew Renshaw feels his team is preparing the best way possible for the upcoming tour of India by batting on turning and slow wickets here at the ICC Academy.