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  • R Ashwin’s 10-wicket haul

    R Ashwin’s 10-wicket haul powers him to second spot in ICC Test bowlers’ rankings

    Cricket | September 28, 2016 18:13 IST

    India’s specialist off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has pipped James Anderson to achieve the no. 2 spot in ICC Test Rankings following his match-winning 10-wicket haul in the first Test against New Zealand at Kanpur. Ashwin

  • mohammad hafeez fails icc bowling test banned for 12 months

    Mohammad Hafeez fails ICC bowling test, banned for 12 months

    Cricket | July 17, 2015 16:37 IST

    Karachi: In a major setback to Pakistan cricket, all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez was today banned from bowling in international cricket for 12 months after he failed an independent assessment of his suspect action.The assessment was carried

  • saeed ajmal takes 1 23 vs kenya with world cup hope

    Saeed Ajmal takes 1-23 vs Kenya with World Cup hope

    Cricket | December 19, 2014 21:40 IST

    Islamabad: Offspinner Saeed Ajmal took 1-23 in six overs against Kenya on Friday in his first competitive match in nearly three months since being suspended from international cricket for an illegal bowling action.Ajmal's action has

  • new zealand beat west indies by 186 runs in kingston test

    New Zealand beat West Indies by 186 runs in Kingston test

    Cricket | June 12, 2014 7:31 IST

    KINGSTON, Jamaica : Debutant offspinner Mark Craig took 4-97 and legspinner Ish Sodhi added 3-42 as New Zealand completed victory against the West Indies by 186 runs late on day four Wednesday of the opening

  • i am still india s number one off spinner harbhajan

    I am still India's number one off-spinner: Harbhajan

    Cricket | March 07, 2014 8:06 IST

    New Delhi: After 15 years of international cricket, Harbhajan Singh is still enjoying playing in domestic cricket. The 33-year-old rates himself the best off-spinner in the country and says it is a matter of time

  • afridi and ajmal help pakistan rout south africa

    Afridi and Ajmal help Pakistan rout South Africa

    Cricket | November 02, 2013 7:50 IST

    Dubai, United Arab Emirates : Legspinner Shahid Afridi and offspinner Saeed Ajmal bowled out South Africa for 143 as Pakistan recorded a thumping 66-run victory in the second one-day international on Friday to level the

  • india field two off spinners in same test after a decade

    India field two off spinners in same Test after a decade

    Cricket | November 23, 2012 19:03 IST

    Mumbai, Nov 23: The two-pronged off-spin attack that India are using in the second Test against England is a ploy that the hosts last used a decade ago.Spin is the trump card India are using

  • spinner lyon gives australia the edge in 2nd test

    Spinner Lyon Gives Australia The Edge In 2nd Test

    Cricket | April 18, 2012 19:21 IST

    Port-of-Spain, Apr 18: Off-spinner Nathan Lyon took five cheap wickets late on Tuesday to trigger a West Indies collapse and give Australia the edge on the third day of the second test at the Queen's

  • sri lanka 84 5 lead england by 209 after 2 days

    Sri Lanka 84-5, Lead England By 209 After 2 Days

    Cricket | March 27, 2012 21:48 IST

    Galle (Sri Lanka), Mar 27: Offspinner Graeme Swann took 4-28 in leading England's fightback to restrict Sri Lanka's second innings to 84-5 and a 209-run lead after two days of the first test on Tuesday.England

  • we are disappointed but not embarassed says spinner ashwin

    We Are Disappointed But Not Embarassed, Says Spinner Ashwin

    Cricket | January 27, 2012 17:07 IST

    Adelaide, Jan 27: Off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin says the Indian cricket team is “disappointed” but not “embarrassed” with their disastrous showings in Australia even as they headed towards a second successive series whitewash on foreign shores.“Embarrassment

  • ajmal also a challenge for akmal behind the stumps

    Ajmal Also A Challenge For Akmal Behind The Stumps

    Cricket | January 23, 2012 20:10 IST

    Abu Dhabi, Jan 23: Pakistan's Saeed Ajmal not only troubled England batsmen in last week's first test -- the offspinner also caused problems for his own wicketkeeper, Adnan Akmal.England struggled against Ajmal's variety of deliveries,

  • starc left out of australia lineup for 4th test

    Starc Left Out Of Australia Lineup For 4th Test

    Cricket | January 23, 2012 9:51 IST

    Adelaide, Jan 23: Offspinner Nathan Lyon has been included at the expense of fast bowler Mitchell Starc in Australia's lineup for the fourth cricket test against India starting Tuesday.Starc has been named Australia's 12th man

  • will return to action soon harbhajan

    Will Return To Action Soon : Harbhajan

    Cricket | January 19, 2012 22:54 IST

    Pune, Jan 19: Discarded off-spinner Harbhajan Singh, who is out of action due to a shinbone injury, today said he wil return to competitive cricket soon.“I am recovering from my injury. I will exercise here

  • ajmal says he proves his critics wrong

    Ajmal Says He Proves His Critics Wrong

    Cricket | January 18, 2012 12:48 IST

    Dubai, Jan 18: Pakistan offspinner Saeed Ajmal loved showing up his critics by claiming the wickets of four left-handed batsmen in the first test against England on Tuesday.Ajmal's career-best figures of 7-55 included the wickets

  • lyon backed to rein in sachin tendulkar

    Lyon Backed To Rein In Sachin Tendulkar

    Cricket | December 20, 2011 17:16 IST

    Canberra, Dec 20: Iconic Sachin Tendulkar has made over 86,000 runs and 237 tons in all formats of the game over the last quarter of a century, yet the Australians feel that seven-Test old off-spinner

  • revolver stolen from praveen s home

    Revolver Stolen From Praveen's Home

    Cricket | December 13, 2011 17:32 IST

    Meerut, Dec 13: A day after off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was robbed of his valuables, police here today revealed that a revolver was stolen from the house of another Indian cricketer, Praveen Kumar.“We received a complaint

  • harbhajan awarded sikh sportsperson of the year

    Harbhajan Awarded 'Sikh Sportsperson Of The Year'

    Cricket | October 10, 2011 13:09 IST

    London, Oct 10: Feisty Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh was chosen ‘Sikh Sportsperson of the Year' at the World Sikh Awards 2011 for his “contribution to the Indian cricket team's World Cup triumph“.Harbhajan, however, could not

  • swann believes he can become a better spinner

    Swann Believes He Can Become A Better Spinner

    Cricket | August 29, 2011 19:51 IST

    London, Aug 29: England off-spinner Graeme Swann believes that he probably had the easiest summer of his cricketing career, and is looking forward to becoming a better spinner during the tour of the Gulf and

  • drop harbhajan play mishra says wasim akram

    Drop Harbhajan, Play Mishra, Says Wasim Akram

    Cricket | July 27, 2011 21:54 IST

    London, Jul 27: India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Wednesday came under severe criticism from Wasim Akram for his performance at Lord's with the former Pakistan captain calling for the inclusion of leg-spinner Amit Mishra in

  • i could have taken more wickets says harbhajan

    I Could Have Taken More Wickets, Says Harbhajan

    Cricket | November 23, 2010 17:19 IST

    Nagpur, Nov 23: India off-spinner Harbhajan Singh today said he was satisfied to score runs but his bowling was not up to the standard in the three-match Test series against New Zealand.Harbhajan scored 315 runs,