India Ride On Ravichandran Ashwin To Win 1st Test

India rode on a fine 6 wicket haul from Ravichandran Ashwin in the 4th Innings, to win the 1st Test by a comprehensive margin of 197 runs. The Kiwis mounted a spirited fightback in the first hour of play on Day 5, but could not sustain the continued spin-assault for long. Barring Mitchell Santner’s vigilant

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Day 4 : Ravichandran Ashwin Puts India On Road to Victory

3 quick wickets from Ravichandran Aswhin in the 4th Innings has put India firmly on the road to victory at the end of Day 4 in the 1st Test against New Zealand. The visitors ended the day on 93/4, after being set a massive 434 for victory by Kohli’s men. Earlier in the day, aggressive

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Ravindra Jadeja, R Ashwin Turn Tables On NZ On Day 3

Ravindra Jadeja lived up to his reputation of being a deadly accurate spinner on Indian tracks by picking up his 5th five-wicket haul in Tests today. Along with Ashwin (4/93), Jadeja bundled the Kiwis out for just 262 in the post lunch session on Day 3. The visitors lost their last 5 wickets within a

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NZ Take Firm Control on Day 2 With Kane Williamson Fifty

New Zealand are in cruise control of the 1st Test as they ended a rain-marred Day 2 on 152/1. Skipper Kane Williamson led his side brilliantly with a classy 65*. He was supported by Tom Lantham (56*) from the other end, as the duo frustrated the famed Indian spin ploy throughout the day. Earlier, some

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Mitchell Santner, Trent Boult Give Kiwis Day 1

India wobbled from 154/1 to 291/9 on Day 1 of 1st Test against New Zealand at Kanpur today. Mitchell Santner and Trent Boult picked up 3 wickets each, as the Kiwi bowlers rocked India’s party after the hosts were seated comfortably in the driver’s seat on 105/1 at lunch. Ravindra Jadeja is still there in

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India v New Zealand 1st Test : Preview

A refreshing home season begins for Team India on September 22nd, when they take on the touring Kiwis in the 1st India v New Zealand Test match at Kanpur. The Indian Test team can be expected to be in buoyant spirits following their series victory in West Indies last month, which catapulted them to No

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3rd Test : What Worked For India

Courtesy a comprehensive 237 run win in the West Indies v India 3rd Test at Gros Islet, Virat Kohli’s men have registered themselves in the textbooks of history. This is India’s biggest Test victory, in terms of runs, outside Asia and their second series victory in West Indies in 5 years. However, midway through Day 4,

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Ravichandran Ashwin Stars In Indian Victory

A career defining 7 wicket haul from Ravichandran Ashwin has seen India wrap up the 1st Test match against West Indies with a resounding victory. The hosts were bowled out for a paltry 231 in the 2nd innings on Day 4, handing Kohli’s men an-innings-and-92-run victory to start their tour. Marlon Samuels and Carlos Brathwaite were

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Virat Kohli Century Helps India Dominate

India ended Day 1 in the 1st Test against West Indies at Antigua on 302/4, riding high on Virat Kohli’s unbeaten 197-ball-143. Shikhar Dhawan too began the tour with a confident knock of 84 at the top of the order. Devendra Bishoo was the destroyer-in-chief from the West Indian side, picking up the wickets of

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Zimbabwe v India 1st ODI : Points To Take Home

India made a solid start to the tour of Zimbabwe, as they won the 1st ODI comprehensively by 9 wickets. The Indian bowlers were led by Jasprit Bumrah’s 4/28 and they restricted Zimbabwe to a paltry 168 in 49.5 overs. In response, K L Rahul struck a fantastic century on his debut, becoming the first

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