Australia vs India 1st Test Day 4: Ashwin, Shami leave Australia facing uphill battle on final day

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Ravichandran Ashwin ended the day with figures of 2-44 off 19 overs

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Ravichandran Ashwin and Mohammed Shami took two wickets apiece to leave Australia four down and requiring 219 more runs for victory going into the final day in Adelaide.

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Ashwin aiming to return to India’s limited overs squads ahead of 2019 World Cup

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Ravichandran Ashwin: “[The] World Cup is something that every cricketer wants to play and I do want to play it”

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India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin is plotting to regain his spot in the ODI and Twenty20 squads in a bid to put himself on the selectors’ radar ahead of the 2019 World Cup.

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England vs India 1st Test Day 1: Ashwin leads India’s fightback after Root and Bairstow shine

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Ravichandran Ashwin ended the day with figures of 4-60 off 25 overs

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England captain Joe Root and batsman Jonny Bairstow scored 80 and 70 respectively, but India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin spearheaded his side’s comeback on the opening day at Edgbaston as he took a four-wicket haul.

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India vs Afghanistan Only Test Day 2: India bowl Afghanistan out twice to win by biggest ever margin

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India and Afghanistan pose together with the trophy after India triumphed by an innings and 262 runs

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Afghanistan’s dream Test debut turned into a complete nightmare as they were skittled out twice on the second day in Bangalore as India bulldozed their way to a record-breaking innings and 262-run win.

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Sehwag reveals why Ashwin was chosen to be Kings XI Punjab’s captain

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Virender Sehwag: “Yuvraj was also there in our minds. But a lot of votes from our support staff and owners went to Ashwin”

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Kings XI Punjab mentor Virender Sehwag has revealed that India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin was appointed as the franchise’s skipper for the upcoming edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) since he “always thought that a bowler should be made the captain”.

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