Ashwin reportedly told the DNA newspaper that he and and his partner Avi Mukherjee were being held captive in the First Avenue neighbourhood of the Madras Boat Club near his father's residence in Chennai.
Bangladesh hope to build on their new-found confidence by securing their first-ever Test victory over Pakistan when the second and final match starts in Dhaka on Wednesday.
Foreign cricket teams touring Pakistan still face an "unacceptable risk," the international players' body said as Zimbabwe prepares to become the first full ICC member nation to play in the country since a deadly gun attack targeted visiting players six years ago.
Before the last strands of blue ticker tape were being swept from the Stamford Bridge pitch on Sunday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho would have cast his mind forward to the task of retaining the Premier League title.
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has brushed off suggestions Juventus will be easy opponents when the sides meet on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Turin.
India will undertake a short tour of Bangladesh next month to play one Test match and three one-day internationals, the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) said on Monday.
Golden State Warriors star guard Stephen Curry on Monday was named the NBA Most Valuable Player for the 2014-15 season.
West Indies defied the odds and a wearing pitch to complete a series-levelling five-wicket victory over England on the third day of the third and final Test on Sunday.
The well-rested Washington Wizards shook off injury scares for Bradley Beal and John Wall on Sunday to shock the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in game one of their NBA second-round playoff series.
The icy relationship between six-time Olympic champion Bolt and arch-rivals Justin Gatlin and Tyson Gay was palpable. The Jamaican was barely able to remain for a group photo after the Americans won the relay in the Bahamas capital in 37.38 seconds.
Top-seeded Roger Federer claimed his 85th title Sunday with a 6-3, 7-6 (11) win over Pablo Cuevas in the final of the Istanbul Open.
Sim Bhullar's historic debut of being the first man of Indian descent to play in the NBA lasted 16.1 seconds. Overall, he played about three minutes over three games during his 10-day contract with the Sacramento Kings.
Filipino ring icon Manny Pacquiao revealed he was battling a right shoulder injury on Saturday in his unanimous decision defeat to Floyd Mayweather.
2014 Asian Games men's shot put bronze medallist Inderjeet Singh achieved the Olympic qualification mark with a throw of 20.65m on the second day of the 19th Federation Cup at Mangala Stadium here on Saturday.
A Cristiano Ronaldo hat-trick maintained Real Madrid's La Liga title aspirations as they ended Sevilla's 34-game unbeaten run at home with a 3-2 win on Saturday.