Ravichandran Ashwin named ICC Cricketer of the Year and Test Cricketer of the Year: Indian cricket all-rounder Ravichandran Ashwin named the ICC cricketer of the year and test cricketer of the year. He has been awarded the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy as the International Cricket Council’s(ICC) Test Player of 2016.Now Ashwin becomes the third Indian to win the ICC’s Sir Garfield Sobers trophy following Rahul Dravid(2004) and Sachin Tendulkar(2010). Quinton de Kock named the ODI Cricketer of the Year. The Pakistan skipper Misbah-ul-Haq, won the ICC Spirit of Cricket Award, Bangladesh's Mustafizur Rahman named the ICC Emerging Cricketer, West Indian Carlos Brathwaite was awarded the ICC T20 International Performance of the Year for his brilliance knock in the World T20
Ravindra Jadeja does a Kapil Dev with a stunning catch. Running backward, Jadeja pulls out a stunner. A 1983 World cup reminisce anyone? When England batsman Jonny Bairstow decided to flick a full one from Ishant Sharma to the leg side. The ball went high up in the air and Jadeja had to sprint back while keeping his eyes on the ball all the way. Jadeja managed to catch the ball while on the run and thus completed a stunning catch.Kapil Dev took the catch in the 1983 World Cup cricket final against the West Indies to dismiss Sir Vivian Richards. It was reminiscent of the catch. Ravinder Jadeja's career best spell of 7/48 to enable India to take away the series with a 4-0. Ravinder Jadeja best catch, Ravinder Jadeja stunning catch to out Bairstow. Ravinder Jadeja super catch Vs England...
Maharashtra skipper Swapnil Gugale and Ankit Bawne broke a record for all wickets in the Ranji Trophy that stood for 69 years, an unfinished stand of 594 for Maharashtra against Delhi in a Group B match at Mumbai's Wankhede Stadium. In 1947 Vijay Hazare and Gul Mahomed had slammed a 577-run stand for Baroda against Holkar. Maharashtra declared their first innings closed at 635/2, Gugale was unbeaten on a career-best 351 with 5 sixes and 37 fours off 521 balls.Bawane also on a career-best 258 runs with 2 sixes and 18 fours.Delhi replied with 21 without loss in five overs before stumps with openers Unmukht Chand (4) and Mohit Sharma (14) at the crease. Delhi used as many as nine bowlers to break the stand between Gugale and Bawane.Gugale dropped on 38,105 and 262.If they add 30 more r
Kolkata Test: India beat New Zealand by 178 runs to win 2nd test and 250th home test match at Kolkata's Eden Gardens on Monday and claim a 2-0 series win with one match remain. India are No.1 with this test win. This is India’s fourth consecutive Test win under Kohli at home and 12th straight win for Kohli as well.This is the fourth time Team India has become the World No. 1 Test nation since the advent of the ICC Test rankings. Chasing 376-run target, New Zealand bowled for 197 in the fourth innings on Monday.The home team had earlier finished its second innings at 263 in 76.5 overs.Wriddhiman Saha scored crucial fifties in both the innings and was adjudged man of the match. India and New Zealand to play third and final Test in Indore which starts on Saturday.
India beat New Zealand by 197 runs to win prestigious 500th Test on the final day's play in Kanpur on Monday(26-09-16),lead the series 1-0 in the three-match series.The second test match,at Kolkata's Eden Gardens, also a historic 250th home test match for India on Friday. New Zealand bowled out for 236 in the second innings.Ravichandran Ashwin's 6 wicket haul helped India to a comfortable win with more than a session to spare.Resumes the day with 93-4 Kiwis batsmen Luke Ronchi (80) and Mitchell Santner (71) struggled Indian bowlers for 20 overs in the morning session,after 102 runs between them Ravindra Jadeja got the breakthrough with the wicket of Ronchi.After Ronchi’s departure,Santner fought back for some time.Ashwini took all three last wickets. Ravindra Jadeja is the Man of the M