Cricket

IMAGE: Ravichandran Ashwin celebrates the wicket of Tillakaratne Dilshan. Photograph: BCCI Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin weaved his magic with a career-best four-wicket haul as India thrashed Sri Lanka by nine wickets in the deciding third and final Twenty20 International, to clinch the three-match series 2-1, in Visakhapatnam, on Sunday. – Scorecard Ashwin registered dream figures of
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On the eve of England’s World Cup squad announcement, the name Jofra Archer seems to be on everybody’s lips, and not always in the most welcoming way. The Barbados-born Archer, who recently qualified to represent England, has plenty of supporters, but number of his prospective team-mates have expressed reservations. Here’s what they had to say
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IMAGE: Team India celebrate. Photograph: BCCI India gave themselves a boost before next month’s Twenty20 World Cup at home as Ravichandran Ashwin grabbed four wickets in their series-clinching nine-wicket victory over Sri Lanka in the third and final Twenty20 international on Sunday. The off-spinner claimed three wickets in his first seven deliveries and finished with
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Toss: Mumbai Indians chose to bowl v Royal Challengers Bangalore Mumbai Indians won the toss and chose to bowl first against Royal Challengers Bangalore at the Wankhede Stadium. Where Mumbai are looking to bounce back from the defeat to Rajasthan Royals on Saturday, Royal Challengers will seek to consolidate on their first victory of the
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Barely few days left for the Asia Cup and the International Cricket Council World Twenty20, India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said ‘consistent’ performances will give his side confidence going into big ticket tournaments. Match Report ‘ Scorecard PHOTOS: Ashwin spins India to series victory against Sri Lanka Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin weaved his magic with a
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Delhi Capitals win the toss and bowl against Kolkata Knight Riders Delhi Capitals captain Shreyas Iyer chose to field first after winning the toss against Kolkata Knight Riders at Eden Gardens – chasing suits them, Iyer said, calling the pitch a “belter”. Capitals made one change, dropping Sandeep Lamichhane, the legspinner from Nepal, in favour
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IMAGE: Sri Lanka’s Dasun Shanaka is bowled by India’s Ravindra Jadeja as Mahendra Singh Dhoni looks on. Photograph: BCCI A disappointed Sri Lanka captain Dinesh Chandimal said not playing well in the Power Play overs cost his inexperienced side the Twenty20 series against India. – PHOTOS: Ashwin spins India to series victory against Sri Lanka – India
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‘We want to be No 1 in the world in all three formats and I think this Test match is a step in the right direction’ IMAGE: From left, Australia’s Usman Khawaja, David Warner and Steven Smith prepare to take to the field. Photograph: Ryan Pierse/Getty Images Australia’s aim of regaining the top ranking in
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