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R Ashwin chosen as July’s PCA player of month

India off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has been chosen as the Professional Cricketers Association’s(PCA) Player for the month of July 2019 for his consistent performances in the county championships. Ashwin signed with Nottinghamshire for six County Championship matches as practice for India’s World Test Championship fixture against West Indies that gets underway later this month. In three ..

Ravichandran Ashwin dismisses Jos Buttler in a run out popularly called ‘Mankading’

Mankading is a method of run out where a bowler dismisses a non-striker by hitting the bails before bowling when the latter is outside the crease. Though this is a legally permissible dismissal, it is considered against the spirit of the game. The method is named after legendary Indian bowler Vinoo Mankad. During India’s tour ..

Virat Kohli wins Sir Garfield Sober Trophy for Cricketer of Year 2017

Indian captain Virat Kohli has been named the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy for Cricketer of the Year 2017. He also bagged the top honour for ODI players in the ICC annual awards at the 2017 ICC annual awards announced in Dubai on January 18, 2018. In the qualification period from September 21, 2016 to the ..

Prithvi Shaw to lead India in ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018

Mumbai batsman Prithvi Shaw will lead a 16-member Indian team in ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018. The 16-team event will be held in New Zealand from 13th January to 3rd February 2018. The 16-team event will be held in New Zealand from 13th January to 3rd February 2018. India has won the Under-19 World ..

Kidambi Srikanth wins Sportsman of Year award at first edition of Indian Sports Honours (ISH-2017)

Ace shuttler Kidambi Srikanth, who won four Super Series titles in 2017, has won the Sportsman of the Year award at the first edition of Indian Sports Honours (ISH) in Mumbai on November 27, 2017. Olympic silver medallist PV Sindhu was the Sportswoman of the Year award in the individual sport category. In the Team ..

Ashwin, Jadeja in top two spots in ICC Test bowling rankings

Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have topped the ICC Test rankings. Off-spinner Ashwin is in the number one position. Left-arm spinner Jadeja has bagged the second position in the ranking. This is the second time the two Indian bowlers have occupied the top two spots in the rankings. Earlier in 1974, the left-arm spinner Bishan Singh ..

News Today: November 28, 2011

Nuclear reactors are safe: Dr Bigot In a bid to allay fears arising over the proposed nuclear power plant at Jaitapur in Maharashtra’s coastal Ratnagiri district, Chairman of the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission, Dr Bernard Bigot, held that the interim report of the French Nuclear Safety Authority has stated that the nuclear ..