1ST ODI

  • 1st ODI: Nervy Pakistan lose to South Africa by one run October 31, 2013

    Sharjah:South Africa claimed six wickets for 17 runs in a dramatic finish to snatch an unlikely onerun victory over Pakistan in their first oneday 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 182...
  • 1st ODI: Rubel sixwicket haul leads Bangladesh to win October 29, 2013

    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 these two...
  • Rain may play spoilsport in IndiaWest Indies 1st ODI in Kochi October 15, 2013

    Kochi: As cricket loving Kochi gears up to host the first ODI of the threematch 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 OctoberNovember. The match will be held at the Jawaharlal...
  • Dhoni blames poor shot selection, poor bowling for loss October 13, 2013

    Pune: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni attributed his sides 72run 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 disappointed...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 1st ODI at Pune October 13, 2013

    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, Xavier Doherty India:...
  • Rain washes out first ODI between England and Australia September 6, 2013

    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 the...
  • 1st ODI: Zimbabwe look to bounce back against Pakistan August 26, 2013

    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 performance...
  • India vs Zimbabwe 2013, 2nd ODI: As it happened July 26, 2013

    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 have to...
  • Kohli, Rayudu drive India to victory over Zimbabwe July 24, 2013

    Virat Kohli made his second ODI century as captain and 15th overall to become India's thirdhighest centurymaker and Ambati Rayudu marked his international debut with a promising 63* as India completed a onesided victory over Zimbabwe in Harare to take a 10 lead in the fivematch series. Chasing...
  • As it happened: Zimbabwe vs India, 1st ODI July 24, 2013

    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 fivematch 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 do...
  • 1st ODI: Sangakkara stars as SL thrash South Africa by 180 runs July 20, 2013

    Colombo: Kumar Sangakkara smashed a careerbest 169 as Sri Lanka thrashed South Africa by 180 runs for their second heaviest defeat in oneday international cricket on Saturday. Sangakkara hit six sixes and 18 boundaries in an entertaining 136ball innings to lift Sri Lanka to a commanding 320 for 5 in 50...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI July 14, 2013

    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 fivematch oneday series...
  • Dwayne Bravo looks for win against Pakistan July 14, 2013

    Antigua: West Indies captain Dwayne Bravo is confident his team will make a winning start to their fivematch oneday 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 after...
  • 1st ODI: England look to pile on New Zealand's agony May 30, 2013

    London: After whitewashing New Zealand in the twoTest series, England now turn their attention to a threematch ODI series starting at Lord's on Friday. The series is important for both teams as the Champions Trophy is lined up next, and quality practice is what both teams are in search of...
  • 1st ODI: Franklin heroics give NZ a thrilling win January 19, 2013

    Paarl, South Africa: James Franklin batted skilfully with the tail to secure a tense onewicket upset win for New Zealand in the first oneday international against South Africa at Boland Park on Saturday. Franklin hit 47 not out as the last three New Zealand wickets added 104 runs in a...
  • SA v NZ, 1st ODI: Dominant South Africa start as favourites January 18, 2013

    Paarl: South Africa won the Test series, the two Twenty20s were shared and now its time for the final leg of the tour a threematch ODI series. Considering their dismal showing in the two Tests, in which fragile batting was the reason for innings defeats, the odds remain stacked...
  • Raina wicket turned 1st ODI in England's favour: Dhoni January 11, 2013

    Rajkot: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Friday said India could have chased down the stiff 326run target set by England in the first ODI here had he and Suresh Raina stayed till the end. Chasing England's 325 for 4, India lacked the batting firepower and were restricted to a 316 for 9...
  • 1st ODI: Australia thrash Sri Lanka by 107 runs January 11, 2013

    Melbourne: Opener Phil Hughes became the first Australian to score a century in his limitedovers international debut, making 112 to help the hosts to a 107run victory against Sri Lanka in the series opener on Friday. The understrength Australian side, featuring three toporder batsmen on debut under the leadership of standin...
  • Pakistan bowling was the difference: Srikkanth December 30, 2012

    CNNIBN's cricket experts review India's loss against Pakistan in the first ODI at Chennai on Sunday. ...
  • Injured Virat Kohli a doubt for the 2nd ODI December 30, 2012

    India batsman Virat Kohli is a doubt for the second ODI against Pakistan after he injured his knee during the first game at Chennais Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Virat, while bowling, slipped and couldnt continue thereafter. He was rushed to a nearby hospital for an MRI scan. "Virat Kohli, who sustained a...
  • Dhoni ton one of the best under pressure: Imran December 30, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Pakistan captain Imran Khan Sunday praised Indian skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni for his heroic innings of 113 in the first ODI against Pakistan in Chennai and said it was one of best knocks under pressure. Coming out in the 10th over when India were down in the dumps...
  • MisbahulHaq praises Dhoni for his brilliant ton December 30, 2012

    Chennai: His gritty century could not help India's win but skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's ton under challenging conditions was acknowledged and appreciated by his counterpart MisbahulHaq, here Sunday. Dhoni scored a fighting 113 when India were staring down the barrel at 29 for 5 after being put into bat in...
  • Adapting to the new ODI rules will be difficult: Misbah December 29, 2012

    Chennai: Adapting to the new ODI rules will be "very difficult" for both the bowlers and captain in the beginning of a match, Pakistan skipper MisbahulHaq said here on Saturday. "It is a very difficult scenario. At the beginning, both for the bowlers and the captain, it will be difficult to...
  • Pakistani bowling attack is complete: Dhoni December 29, 2012

    Chennai: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni rates the visiting Pakistani side, especially its bowling, quite high but feels the side which remains more consistent has better chances to do well in the oneday series, beginning here on Sunday. "Overall, Pakistan is a very good team. Its combination is such that they...
  • Newly built Rajkot stadium ready for IndiaEngland tie December 26, 2012

    Rajkot: The newly built Saurashtra cricket stadium is all set to host the IndiaEngland tie next month and would soon be formally inuagurated, the body's honorary secretary Niranjan Shah said on Wednesday. "The stadium is completely ready for the first daynight one day match to be played between India and England...
  • Test ton against Aus boosted my confidence: Kohli July 22, 2012

    Hambantota: Virat Kohli scored yet another hundred in international cricket on Saturday and the young Indian batsman said the Test century he scored against formidable Australia in their own backyard in the last season, gave him the confidence to do well in all formats. Kohli on Saturday scored his 12th ODI...
  • Is Virat Kohli the best ODI batsman today? July 21, 2012

    To say Virat Kohli is one of the best oneday batsmen today is an understatement; he may well be the best. The player whom Ray Jennings, coach of Royal Challengers Bangalore, once termed "a very talented kid [who] sometimes thinks he is better than the game, is very much at...
  • India look for early momentum against Sri Lanka July 20, 2012

    In the first ODI against Sri Lanka in Hambantota on Saturday, India would like to start on a winning note. ...