Ashwin six-for puts India in firm control


Wily off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin backed himself on Monday (10) to outfox any batsman in the world after his six wickets in the third and final Test against New Zealand put India in pole position to complete a whitewash. Ashwin, who is the leading wicket-taker in the series with 20 dismissals, was again the standout performer as the hosts bowled out the tourists for 299 and secured a 258-run lead on day three of the match. India, who did not enforce the follow-on, were 18 for no loss in their second innings at stumps, with Murali Vijay (11) and Cheteshwar Pujara…

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