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On Anil Kumble's birthday, Ashwin, Rahane recall his historic spell with bandaged jaw

Anil Kumble not only bowled a marathon spell with a broken jaw but managed to get the wicket of Brian Lara as well before flying back home for surgery.

Kings XI Punjab rethink letting Ravichandran Ashwin go to Delhi Capitals

Ravichandran Ashwin, who was set to be transferred to Delhi Capitals, has reportedly forced the KXIP team management to "rethink" their stance. Anil Kumble is known to have had a role in the decision.


Virat Kohli closes in on Steve Smith in Test rankings

Virat Kohli reached within one point of top-ranked Steve Smith in the Test batsmen rankings. Mayank Agarwal has broken into the top 20. Ravichandran Ashwin has risen in the bowler's rankings.

I wasn't frustrated, I'm happy to be bowling again: R Ashwin

Ashwin is no longer India's first-choice spinner even in Test cricket and it was understandable when the cocky Tamil Nadu tweaker gave a cheeky reply to a question on the resilience shown by the South African tail on the third day of the second Test here on Saturday.

R Ashwin can get to 500 wickets in Tests: Harbhajan Singh

While playing his 66th Test against South Africa, R Ashwin picked eight wickets to become the fastest Indian to reach 350 wickets in the longest format of the game.

Back in XI, back among wickets, R Ashwin rediscovers love for the game

“Every time I watched the game on TV, I felt like I wanted to play the game and that I was missing out. It’s very natural, everybody goes through it,” Ashwin said.


The Art of Ashwin: Spin king navigates India back to winning position against South Africa

South Africa shaded most of Day 3 of the 1st Test against India on Friday. The last hour, however, belonged to comeback man R Ashwin. With the pitch cracking up and light fading, Ashwin brought out the best of his craft to get India back into a winning position.

Reluctant bail causes confusion as Dean Elgar survives R Ashwin's direct hit

Ashwin appealed for a run out but Illingworth thought that Jadeja's hand removed the bails. Despite the reluctance, the 56-year-old referred it to third umpire Nigel Llong.

Old story with the new ball: Irresistible Ashwin prises open top order

He jumps at the batsmen from the start and, if anything, is at his orthodox best with the new ball. He knows it suits him — the bounce, the seam, and the great benefit in bowling to top-order batsmen before they get set.

Ups and Downs aside, R Ashwin remains an integral part of this team: Sachin Tendulkar

Ashwin, who has an impressive Test record with 342 wickets from 65 matches, lost his place in the playing XI to Ravindra Jadeja when it came to playing outside the Indian sub-continent.

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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.