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Ravichandran Ashwin Biography & Latest News

Ravichandran Ashwin Biography

Ravichandran Ashwin is an Indian national cricket team player, who plays for India and Tamil Nadu cricket team. He is a right-handed batsman and right arm off-break bowler. In November 2011, he made his Test debut earning the test cap from Sachin Tendulkar along with Umesh Yadav against West Indies, with figures of 27-4-81-3 in the 1st innings and 21.3-5-47-6 in the 2nd innings. Ashwin was awarded the Man of the Series for his performances with both ball and bat. In the third Test (also Ashwin's third Test), he scored his maiden international century, helping India to a draw. Ashwin was given the Dilip Sardesai award for becoming the Man of the Series in his debut Test series and a cheque for INR5 lakh. Ravichandran Ashwin was the highest wicket taker in the 2010 Champions League Twenty20, playing for Chennai Super Kings, with 13 wickets in the tournament. He was adjudged Player of the Tournament and also won the Golden Wicket.

Ravichandran Ashwin Latest News & Articles

5 reasons why Ravichandran Ashwin might make a better captain than Virat Kohli

Here are five reasons that go in favour of Ashwin, the skipper.

India vs England 2016: Murali Vijay has repaid the faith shown in him, says Sunil Gavaskar

Legendary Indian batsman Sunil Gavaskar has praised Murali Vijay for his performance against England in the fourth Test at Mumbai.

Parthiv Patel takes potshots at 'exposed' England bowling attack

The wicket-keeper batsman feels India's bowling attack are a cut above the visitors.

Ashwin-Jadeja combination overshadows England's spinners

While Ashwin and Jadeja have taken 35 wickets, Adil Rashid and Moeen Ali have 26 victims to their name in this series after seven innings.

India vs England 2016: 4th Test, Day 2 - 5 talking points

India staged a fight back with the bat as Vijay and Pujara helped them to a dominating position on Day 2 at the Wankhede.

Who said what: World reacts to India's domination on the second day of the Mumbai Test

The cricketing fraternity reacted to an enthralling play of Test cricket on the second day of the Mumbai Test.

India vs England 2016 4th Test Day 2: Ravichandran Ashwin equals Kapil Dev, Pujara-Vijay scale new Indian record

All the numbers from Day 2 of the Mumbai Test.

Why C Shamshuddin took over as third umpire instead of Nitin Menon who was the fourth umpire

After Paul Reiffel took a knock to the back of his head, Marais Erasmus took his place on the field and vacated the third umpire's spot.

India's DRS conundrum: Finding the right stakeholders involved in opting for DRS

Kohli needs to tweak a few aspects of his captaincy to make the best use of the DRS.

Watch: Ravichandran Ashwin gets Ben Stokes after controversial DRS decision

England all-rounder can certainly consider himself unlucky.

Stats: Ravichandran Ashwin equals Kapil Dev for most number of five-wicket hauls for an Indian in Test cricket

Ashwin has reached the mark in his 43rd Test.

India vs England 2016: R Ashwin reveals how he set up Joe Root's dismissal in Mumbai Test

The crafty off-spinner also finds similarities between this Test and the 2012 one.

Each member of the Indian XI at Wankhede has a first-class century

This is the ninth time that India have put together such a playing XI.

India vs England 2016: 4th Test, day 1 - 5 Talking Points

England sit pretty at 288/5 at stumps on day 1 of the fourth Test

SK Turning Point: Ravichandran Ashwin's double-wicket over brings India back in Mumbai Test

Watch the wily off-spinner halt England's surge with a magical spell on the opening day.
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