1st ODI

  • England to face West Indies as the team prepares for life without Pietersen 27-02-2014 05:39 PM

    London: England will play their first major match since the controversial decision to call time on Kevin Pietersen's international career when they face West Indies in the first of three one-day internationals in Antigua on Friday. English cricket is still coming to terms with the decision to dispense with the...
  • 1st ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to beat Bangladesh by 13 runs 17-02-2014 10:32 PM

    Dhaka: Captain Angelo Mathews led from the front, claiming 3 for 21, while Thisara Perera hit a career-best 80 not out to help Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first one-day international at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. Bangladesh were bowled out for 167 in response to...
  • 1st ODI: Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to NZ by 24 runs 19-01-2014 02:38 PM

    Napier: Mitchell McClenaghan (4 for 68) starred with the ball with Corey Anderson clicking with both bat and ball as New Zealand defeated India by 24 runs here on Sunday to go 1-0 up in the five-match ODI series. Chasing 293 to win, Virat Kohli (123) scored his 18th one-day...
  • Brendon McCullum promises hostile bowling against India 18-01-2014 12:46 PM

    Napier: India will have to contend with some hostile and aggressive fast bowling in the first one-dayer, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum warned on Saturday. The hosts have an impressive attack, consisting of five fast bowlers -- Mitchell McClenaghan, Tim Southee, Kyle Mills, Adam Milne and James Neesham. "We are...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win 12-01-2014 04:52 PM

    Melbourne: Aaron Finch made his second century in one-day cricket internationals, sharing a 163-run opening partnership with David Warner that lifted Australia to a six-wicket win over England Sunday in the first of a four-match series. Finch made 121 and Warner 65 as Australia, in a carefully measured chase, ran...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in low-scoring game 26-12-2013 01:51 PM

    Auckland: Darren Sammy made an unbeaten 43 from 27 balls to help the West Indies to a two-wicket win over New Zealand in the series-opening limited-overs international on Thursday, helping the tourists rebound from their 2-0 Test series defeat. The win, completed in only 27.3 overs when the West Indies...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI 26-12-2013 06:51 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary of this match, scroll to the bottom of the page) Toss: West Indies won the toss and opted to field. The West Indies have rejected any suggestion of a Test hangover going into the opening one-day international against a New Zealand side bolstered by the return of...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI in Sharjah 18-12-2013 03:54 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq have won the toss and opted to bat against Sri Lanka in the first one-day international in Sharjah. Pakistan and Sri Lanka, the two sub-continent powerhouse, face each other in the first of the five-ODI series...
  • Steyn, Kallis declared fit for 1st ODI against India 04-12-2013 09:35 AM

    Johannesburg: Fast bowler Dale Steyn and allrounder Jacques Kallis have recovered from minor injuries to be available for selection for South Africa's first one-day international against India at the Wanderers on Thursday. Cricket South Africa says Steyn is fit again after a side strain and Kallis' sprained finger has also...
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan beat South Africa by 23 runs 24-11-2013 01:46 PM

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page After squaring off the two-match Twenty20 series, South Africa and Pakistan will once again face each other in the three-match one day international series, starting in Cape Town on Sunday. South Africa's team is bolstered by the return of...
  • Chris Gayle's loss is a big setback for us, says Dwayne Bravo 21-11-2013 11:53 PM

    Kochi: West Indies were on Thursday dealt a big blow after their star batsman Chris Gayle suffered a hamstring tear on his left leg during the first ODI against India, and the visiting team skipper Dwayne Bravo said it was the "worst" thing to happen to them on the current...
  • Spinners did the job for us, says MS Dhoni 21-11-2013 09:03 PM

    Kochi: India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni lauded the "fantastic" performance of his side, especially the spinners, who according to him had set the platform for a comfortable six-wicket win over West Indies in the opening ODI of the three-match series on Thursday. Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit sparkling half-centuries...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs 21-11-2013 08:27 PM

    Kochi: Virat Kohli continues to scale new peaks, with his 86 in the first ODI against West Indies here on Thursday putting him level with batting legend Vivian Richards as quickest to 5000 ODI runs. Both have done it in 114 innings. Kohli, needing 82 to enjoy the company of...
  • Injured Chris Gayle to miss last two India ODIs 21-11-2013 08:07 PM

    Kochi: West Indies' dashing opening batsman Chris Gayle has been ruled out of the rest of the series as he suffered a hamstring injury while attempting a single during the first ODI of the three-match series against India here on Thursday. Gayle, who was run out while attempting the single,...
  • West Indies are more confident in limited overs format: Bravo 20-11-2013 08:00 PM

    Kochi: Seeking to put the humiliating Test-series defeat behind them, West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo on Wednesday said his team is more comfortable and confident in playing the limited-overs format as it gives them freedom to express themselves. "This format (ODIs) gives us more freedom. In Tests, it is about...
  • Rain clouds hang over Kochi ODI between India and West Indies 20-11-2013 12:22 PM

    New Delhi: The Duleep Trophy final saw just one day's play possibile after rain left the Jawaharalal Nehru Stadium in Kochi unplayable, and the same threat hangs over the first ODI between India and West Indies on Thursday. It rained heavily on Monday night in Kochi, with the whole ground...
  • 1st ODI: Nervy Pakistan lose to South Africa by one run 31-10-2013 01:54 AM

    Sharjah:South Africa claimed six wickets for 17 runs in a dramatic finish to snatch an unlikely one-run victory over Pakistan in their first one-day international at Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday. Imran Tahir, Lonwabo Tsotsobe and Morne Morkel swept through the batting lineup as Pakistan collapsed to...
  • 1st ODI: Rubel six-wicket haul leads Bangladesh to win 29-10-2013 12:18 PM

    TOSS: New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum won the toss and decided to field. TEAM NEWS: Shakib Al Hasan not in the eleven due to illness. Zia ur Rahman, Shamsur Rahman and Al Amin Hossain also miss out. New Zealand decided to bench Latham, Mills, Munro and Milne. The last time...
  • Rain may play spoilsport in India-West Indies 1st ODI in Kochi 15-10-2013 09:39 PM

    Kochi: As cricket loving Kochi gears up to host the first ODI of the three-match series against the West Indies on November 21, the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) fears that rain may play a spoilsport. The northeast monsoon hits the state around October-November. The match will be held at the...
  • Dhoni blames poor shot selection, poor bowling for loss 13-10-2013 10:22 PM

    Pune: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni attributed his sides 72-run loss to Australia in the first ODI on Sunday to the lacklustre performance by his pacers and poor shot selection by his batsmen. "The way we started, we weren't able to build partnerships. We should have got closer. I am...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 1st ODI at Pune 13-10-2013 12:33 PM

    Toss and team news: Australia have won the toss and elected to bat. India have made no change to the side while Australia have included allrounder Glenn Maxwell. Teams: Australia: Aaron Finch, Phillip Hughes, Shane Watson, George Bailey(c), Adam Voges, Glenn Maxwell, Brad Haddin(w), James Faulkner, Mitchell Johnson, Clint McKay,...
  • Rain washes out first ODI between England and Australia 06-09-2013 07:43 PM

    Leeds: The first one-day international between England and Australia in Leeds was washed out on Friday, as heavy and persistent rain flooded the ground and ruined any chance of play. Umpires Aleem Dar and Richard Illingworth had little option but to abandon hopes of any play taking place after inspecting...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe look to bounce back against Pakistan 26-08-2013 11:27 PM

    Harare: After winning the Twenty20 series 2-0, Pakistan would like to carry on the same momentum in the three-match ODI series against Zimbabwe starting here on Tuesday. Zimbabwe stand a chance in the 50-over format considering Pakistan's inconsistency in the one-dayers. The hosts would like to put up an improved...
  • India vs Zimbabwe 2013, 2nd ODI: As it happened 26-07-2013 11:36 AM

    TOSS: Brendan Taylor won the toss and Zimbabwe elected to field. TEAM NEWS: India unchanged. Zimbabwe replaced Mutombodzi with Brian Vitori. PITCH NEWS: The strip has an even covering of grass, and bowling first will give the team a slight advantage. Zimbabwe need to win today or else they will...
  • Kohli, Rayudu drive India to victory over Zimbabwe 24-07-2013 07:43 PM

    Virat Kohli made his second ODI century as captain - and 15th overall to become India's third-highest century-maker - and Ambati Rayudu marked his international debut with a promising 63* as India completed a one-sided victory over Zimbabwe in Harare to take a 1-0 lead in the five-match series. Chasing...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs India, 1st ODI 24-07-2013 11:38 AM

    Live updates from the first ODI between India and Zimbabwe being played at the Harare Sports Club. For Virat Kohli's young Indian team this five-match series presents a chance to test the bench strength, while hosts Zimbabwe will see this as a chance to upset the reigning world champions. Zimbabwe...
  • 1st ODI: Sangakkara stars as SL thrash South Africa by 180 runs 20-07-2013 08:18 PM

    Colombo: Kumar Sangakkara smashed a career-best 169 as Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 180 runs for their second heaviest defeat in one-day international cricket on Saturday. Sangakkara hit six sixes and 18 boundaries in an entertaining 136-ball innings to lift Sri Lanka to a commanding 320 for 5 in...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI 14-07-2013 05:47 PM

    For all updates from the match, CLICK HERE. Toss: In overcast conditions at Providence Stadium, Guyana, West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo won the toss and elected to bowl first against Pakistan in the 1st ODI. Preview: When the cricketing world is more keen about the Ashes, a nondescript five-match one-day...
  • Dwayne Bravo looks for win against Pakistan 14-07-2013 01:14 PM

    Antigua: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo is confident his team will make a winning start to their five-match one-day international series against Pakistan when the two teams meet in the opening match at the Guyana National Stadium on Sunday. The match will mark a return of international cricket in Guyana...