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IPL 2019: R Ashwin has been the standout leader this season apart from MS Dhoni, says Harsha Bhogle

Cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle on Thursday heaped praise on Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin and compared him to Chennai Super Kings captain MS Dhoni.

IPL 2019, CSK vs KXIP: R Ashwin defends decision to play two spinners

Kings XI Punjab captain Ravichandran Ashwin said there was nothing wrong about his team combination, defending the decision to play only two spinners in the game against CSK on spin-friendly track.


IPL 2019, KXIP vs MI: No, R Ashwin didn't bowl a seven-ball over

Many thought that Kings XI Punjab skipper bowled seven deliveries in the first over against Mumbai Indians. But in reality, it was not the case.

Player of R Ashwin's stature shouldn't have done it: Madan Lal on 'Mankading'

Madan Lal recalled how West Indian Courtney Walsh abided by the 'Spirit of the Game' by not 'Mankading' Pakistani player Saleem Jaffar even after warning him thrice during a World Cup knock-out clash in Lahore, way back in 1987.

IPL 2019: R Ashwin forgets field restrictions as castled Andre Russell makes KXIP pay

Andre Russell was batting on 3 in 5 balls when he was cleaned up on a no-ball caused by the fielding restriction rule. After the lucky reprieve, he smashed 45 runs more in the next 12 balls.

IPL 2019, KKR vs KXIP: Why did Dinesh Karthik argue with the umpires?

In confusing scenes during KXIP's chase of KKR's total at the Eden Gardens on Wednesday, Dinesh Karthik had an animated discussion with umpires after a boundary was awarded to the visitors.


IPL 2019: MCC makes U-turn on R Ashwin's 'Mankading'; says dismissal 'not within spirit of the game'

Cricket lawmaking body MCC, in their original statement on the controversial 'Mankading' episode, had said that it is imperative the batsman remains in the crease as the ball is being bowled. But now, the body says R Ashwin's actions were not within 'spirit of the game'.

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Row over mankading highlights need for the MCC to frame a clearer law

‘Mankading’ episode: The Buttler did it or was it Ashwin?

Ashwin’s Mankading of Buttler quickly became a talking point across the cricketing world but it is a debate that has raged on since the original incident in 1947.

IPL 2019: 'He ain't winning any spirit of cricket awards' Jos Buttler's controversial run out by R Ashwin draws polarised reactions

R Ashwin's controversial run out of Jos Buttler has drawn polarised responses. Buttler was driving Rajasthan Royals' chase and after his dismissal, his team lost their way and ended being beaten by 14 runs.

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R Ashwin, KL Rahul script KXIP's 12-run win over RR

Kings XI Punjab produced a superb all-round performance to script a comfortable 12-run win over Rajasthan Royals in a second leg IPL clash.

What Virat Kohli and other Indian cricket stars have been doing after 2nd Test vs Sri Lanka

Indian cricketers made themselves busy between the second and third Sri Lanka Tests.


India vs South Africa: R Ashwin dozen helps India pocket series in Nagpur

India beat South Africa by 124 runs to take an unassailable 2-0 lead in the four-match series, with a game to go.