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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

Younis Khan jumps to second position in ICC Test rankings

Johnny Bairstow, Ben Stokes and Rahat Ali achieved career-best rankings

Ravichandran Ashwin says Virat Kohli will take Indian cricket to greater heights

Ashwin was speaking after Kohli's monumental 154 against New Zealand, his 26th ODI century.

Stats: The life and times of Amit Mishra

At 33 years of age, Amit Mishra has played just 20 Tests and 33 ODIs. Will he get the due credit and opportunities that he truly deserves?

Former Indian spinner Sunil Joshi heaps praise on Anil Kumble

The former Karnataka and India spinner also said that Ashwin will benefit under Kumble's guidance.

Amit Mishra vows to take his time before trying to finish the game

Mishra also shared his opinion about the young bowlers in the ODI team.

Mohammad Azharuddin backs BCCI's decision to accept DRS for England Test series

Former India captain also spoke about the reason for Ravichandran Ashwin's recent success.

Younis Khan wants to play Tests against India before retiring

The experienced Pakistani batsman calls for resumption of bilateral ties between the 'two giants' of cricket.

Who Said What: World reacts as New Zealand beat India in 2nd ODI

Reactions from the cricket fraternity as New Zealand leveled the five-match ODI series 1-1.

5 reasons why India should watch the England-Bangladesh series closely

Determining why Team India may be interested in the Test series between England and Bangladesh.

Muttiah Muralitharan predicts both R Ashwin and Yasir Shah on current form to beat his record

Murali also spoke about Ashwin's present form.

Shane Warne acclaims Ravichandran Ashwin and Yasir Shah's recent performances

The 47-year old tweeted a congratulatory message to the duo after their recent performances in Tests.

Ravichandran Ashwin does not believe in chasing personal milestones

The all-rounder is keen on enjoying his game rather than going after numbers.

Ravichandran Ashwin and Harbhajan Singh finally patch up after 'unhealthy banter'

The Tamil Nadu off-spinner calls the veteran as his inspiration and wants to put an end to the saga.

Mitchell Santner vs Ravindra Jadeja: The clash of two lefties

India's Test series against New Zealand featured many one-on-one clashes, Santner vs Jadeja being prominent among them.

Yasir Shah wishes to play a Test match against India

Yasir Shah is the fastest Asian to reach the 100-wicket mark in Tests.
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