IPL 2019: Right time to achieve 10-point mark, says Ashwin

Kings XI Punjab skipper Ravichandran Ashwin believes his team bounced back in the tournament at the right time, and lavished praise on young pacer Arshdeep Singh for taking two crucial wickets during his Indian Premier League debut. Continue Reading

IPL 2019: Rahul’s poor form must worry Ashwin

There will a mouth-watering contest between bat and ball when mighty Mumbai Indians will take on mercurial Kings XI Punjab tomorrow at Mohali. With a win against Royal Challengers Bangalore last night, Mumbai is back to winning ways after losing their opener against Delhi Capitals. With a strong show thanks to their batters and wonderful death bowling by Malinga and Bumrah, the momentum is obviously with Rohit & boys. Continue Reading

“Not worried about ‘Mankading’ isssue”

Rajasthan Royals as a team has moved on from the Jos Buttler ‘Mankading’ incident and the focus will strictly be on winning their next IPL encounter against Sunrisers Hyderabad Friday, said seamer Jaydev Unadkat. Continue Reading

Cricket fraternity divided over Mankading

Rajasthan Royals were defeated in their home ground by the visiting Kings XI Punjab, led by Ravichandran Ashwin, but the game was shrouded with controversy involving Ashwin and Jos Buttler as the latter was mankaded by the former. Continue Reading

It was instinctive: Ashwin on ‘Mankading’

Unapologetic about ‘Mankading’ Jos Buttler in an IPL match here, senior Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin said his decision was ‘instinctive’ and cricket laws should be reconsidered if what he did was against the ‘spirit of the game’. Continue Reading