#Ravichandran Ashwin

4 hours ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Indian spinners Ravichandran Ashwin (in picture) and Axar Patel wreaked havoc on the Motera surface. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • There have been erroneous reports that India will lose WTC points if the Ahmedabad pitch is rated 'poor'
  • For the pitch quality to create WTC implications, the pitch would have to be deemed “unfit”
  • The last time a pitch was declared "unfit" was more than a decade ago

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
India won the third Test by 10 wickets and are now leading the series with a score of 2-1. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • England's second innings ended with a meagre 81-run score
  • India need 38 more runs, heading into the dinner break, to secure a win in the third Test
  • India's Axar Patel picked up a total of 11 wickets in the two innings

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Axar Patel picked up the first two wickets in England's second innings in his very first over. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Axar Patel took six wickets in the first innings, and five wickets in the second innings
  • Bowling figures of 38/6 in the first innings, and 32/5 in the second innings prompted a quick ending of the England batting order
  • The match in its entirety has been almost all about spinners

1 day ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Indian spinner R Ashwin picked his 400th Test wicket on Thursday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • R Ashwin achieved the feat by dismissing England's Jofra Archer
  • He has become the second-fastest bowler in the world to reach the milestone
  • The fastest is Sri Lanka's Muttiah Muralitharan

2 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Axar Patel returned with six wickets under his belt. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Axar Patel was ably supported by R Ashwin and Ishant Sharma
  • India didn't even introduce Washington Sundar in the attack
  • The 3rd Test is being played in Ahmedabad

2 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
R Ashwin went past Harbhajan SIngh to become the second highest wicket-taker in Test matches in India. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ICC)

  • Ravichandran Ashwin with 597 wickets became India's leading wicket taker for India in all formats
  • Anil Kumble leads the list with 953 wickets
  • Ashwin picked up a 5-wicket haul and hit a century in second Test against England

2 days ago.Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Ishant Sharma will join the likes of Kapil Dev, Anil Kumble and Harbhajan Singh to play 100 Test matches at Motera stadium. (Photo credit: Twitter/@ishantsharma)

  • Ishant Sharma will become the fourth Indian bowler to play 100 test matches 
  • Team India shared a video of the bowler on its Instagram handle
  • Ravichandran Ashwin remebered Ishant's first memory in the video, when Ishant dismissed legend Ricky Ponting

17 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
The spinner now stands six wickets short of the 400 Test wicket mark. (Photo credit: BCCI/PTI)

  • Ravichandran Ashwin, on Tuesday, scored 106 runs with the bat and picked up three wickets 
  • England's second innings collapsed at a score of 164, giving India a 317 run victory
  • The off-spinner scored his fifth century on Tuesday

16 Feburary.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Former England cricketer Kevin Pietersen was hailed as a hero in cricket-crazy India back in 2008. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@KP24)

  • Kevin Pietersen took a cheeky dig at India in his message, congratulating them for beating England's 'B team'
  • After England's victory in the first Test, he said, "remember I had warned you in advance"
  • After the second day's play, he said "If India had lost the toss, they’d have gone down 2-0"

16 Feburary.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
India levelled the four-match series 1-1 with a xx-run win in the second Test on Tuesday. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@BCCI)

  • India bowled out England for 164 runs in the second innings
  • Ravichandran Ashwin was adjudged man-of-the-match
  • Axar Patel became sixth Indian bowler to take a five-wicket haul on debut