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The best bowling pairs in a season

Mar 31, 2017: Ashwin and Jadeja took 153 wickets in the 13 Tests they played in 2016-17. A look at other bowling pairs who excelled in a season

S Rajesh and Shiva Jayaraman

Season review 2016-17

India's season of scraps and fightbacks

Mar 30, 2017: They won ten of 13 Tests in 2016-17, and lost one, but it wasn't all plain sailing: in nine matches, they fought back from difficult situations

Karthik Krishnaswamy

ICC news

India take million-dollar prize for finishing No. 1

Mar 28, 2017: India have finished at the top of the ICC Test rankings for the second successive year after beating Australia 2-1 in the four-Test series

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Australia, 3rd Test, Ranchi, 5th day

Ashwin's late entry poses questions

Mar 20, 2017: Did Virat Kohli get his tactics right on the final day in Ranchi? Going by his fast bowlers' lines and R Ashwin's late introduction, the Indian captain took a few puzzling calls

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Ranchi

Indian Premier League 2017

Knocking on (national) eleven's door

Mar 18, 2017: The IPL has catapulted many unknown faces on to the international scene over the years. Here are ten of IPL's best finds

ESPNcricinfo staff

Four six-fors in a Test, and the highest last-wicket stand in ODIs

Mar 14, 2017: Also: who missed the largest number of Tests over the course of a career?

Steven Lynch

It's 4am, do you know where your Test cricket is?

Mar 9, 2017: Tuning in to a cracker of a Test in a time zone more than five hours ahead of yours is quite the tonic

Mark Nicholas

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru

Smith-DRS incident was like 'an Under-10 game' - Ashwin

Mar 8, 2017: R Ashwin and Cheteshwar Pujara on the Smith-DRS incident, on needling David Warner, and the forehead-pointing incident that mimicked Mitchell Starc

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia in India 2016-17

Warner in need of radical change in approach against Ashwin

Mar 8, 2017: A solid defensive game, rotation of strike and adding boundary options - Aakash Chopra analyses what the Australian opener needs to do to succeed against the offspinner

Aakash Chopra

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru, 2nd day

India's problems amplified by match situation

Mar 5, 2017: India's decision to go with four bowlers meant each of them had to step up - a job they did and would have felt happier about had the match situation been different

Karthik Krishnaswamy in Bengaluru

India v Australia, 2nd Test, Bengaluru, 2nd day

Left-handers win the battle v Ashwin

Mar 5, 2017: R Ashwin has a Test average of less than 20 against left-handers, and dismisses them once every 45 balls, but in Australia's first innings he bowled 221 balls at them and returned figures of 1 for 62

S Rajesh

India news

Kohli, Ashwin win top BCCI awards

Mar 1, 2017: Virat Kohli will receive the award for the International Cricketer of the Year whereas R Ashwin will win the Dilip Sardesai Award for the best performance in the bilateral series between India and West Indies last year

ESPNcricinfo staff

Statsguru awards

That man Kohli again

Feb 24, 2017: India's captain dominated the game in 2016 on a number of parameters

S Rajesh

Twitter round-up

'Time for smart humans instead of smart phones'

Feb 17, 2017: Our Twitter round-up is only populated with one of these

Alex Bowden

Australia in India 2016-17

Have to curb Smith, Warner's natural instincts - Ashwin

Feb 17, 2017: R Ashwin has stressed that putting pressure on David Warner and Steven Smith right from the first Test will be important in India's plans for dominance

ESPNcricinfo staff

India v Bangladesh, only Test, Hyderabad, 4th day

Ashwin - the fastest to 250 Test wickets

Feb 11, 2017: R Ashwin reached 250 Test wickets on the fourth day of Hyderabad Test, becoming the quickest to the landmark

Bharath Seervi

'To succeed in India, you've got to forget what you do in Australia'

Jan 24, 2017: Steven Smith talks about the challenges that an India tour presents, lessons from Sri Lanka, and how the side's senior players need to step up

Interview by Daniel Brettig

England in India 2016-17

Need to adjust to Virat's aggressive captaincy - Ashwin

Jan 11, 2017: R Ashwin talks about how MS Dhoni's experience will still be crucial after Virat Kohli takes over the ODI captaincy in the forthcoming series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Test bowling nominees

Broad wrecks, Herath befuddles

Jan 10, 2017: Sharp spin, searing swing and more in our pick of the best Test bowling performances of 2016

Karthik Krishnaswamy

England in India 2016-17

Back-ups for Dhoni, and India's spin puzzle

Jan 6, 2017: Yuvraj Singh's return to international cricket will understandably be the talking point from the India selection for the limited-overs series against England, but here are the other - smaller - talking points

Sidharth Monga
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