1st ODI

  • 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 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 do...
  • 1st ODI: Sangakkara stars as SL thrash South Africa by 180 runs July 21, 2013

    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 50...
  • As it happened: West Indies vs Pakistan, 1st ODI July 15, 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 five-match one-day 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 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 after...
  • 1st ODI: England look to pile on New Zealand's agony May 30, 2013

    London: After whitewashing New Zealand in the two-Test series, England now turn their attention to a three-match 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 20, 2013

    Paarl, South Africa: James Franklin batted skilfully with the tail to secure a tense one-wicket upset win for New Zealand in the first one-day 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 it’s time for the final leg of the tour – a three-match 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 326-run 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 limited-overs international debut, making 112 to help the hosts to a 107-run victory against Sri Lanka in the series opener on Friday. The understrength Australian side, featuring three top-order batsmen on debut under the leadership of stand-in...
  • Pakistan bowling was the difference: Srikkanth December 30, 2012

    CNN-IBN'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 Chennai’s Chidambaram Stadium on Sunday. Virat, while bowling, slipped and couldn’t 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...
  • Misbah-ul-Haq 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 Misbah-ul-Haq, 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 Misbah-ul-Haq 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 one-day series, beginning here on Sunday. "Overall, Pakistan is a very good team. Its combination is such that they...
  • Newly built Rajkot stadium ready for India-England tie December 26, 2012

    Rajkot: The newly built Saurashtra cricket stadium is all set to host the India-England 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 day-night 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 22, 2012

    To say Virat Kohli is one of the best one-day 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. ...
  • Need to adapt quickly to SL conditions: Dhoni July 20, 2012

    Hambantota (Sri Lanka): India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday said adapting quickly to the conditions would be key to his team's success in the first cricket one-dayer against Sri Lanka here on Saturday. A rejuvenated India start their new season with the first ODI of the five-match series at the...
  • Windies gunning for whitewash, says Russell July 6, 2012

    Kingston (Jamaica): All-rounder Andre Russell has said West Indies was eyeing a whitewash after brushing aside New Zealand by nine wickets in the opening One-Day International. Set a revised target of 136 off 33 overs after a two-hour rain break during their innings, West Indies cruised to victory off 24.2 overs,...
  • Winning 1st ODI key to series victory: Bravo July 5, 2012

    Kingston (Jamaica): The West Indies vice-captain Dwayne Bravo says the Caribbean side needs to break its worrying trend of slow starts to series if it is to beat New Zealand in the upcoming five One-Day Internationals. The all-rounder said too often the Windies found themselves having to come from behind and...
  • 1st ODI: NZ look to bounce back against WI July 4, 2012

    After clinching the two-match Twenty20 series in Florida, hosts West Indies would like the momentum going against New Zealand in the first one-dayer at Kingston on Thursday. New Zealand were convincingly beaten by West Indies over the weekend and this five-match ODI series gives the tourists a chance to bounce back....
  • England see off Australia in first ODI June 30, 2012

    London: Eoin Morgan's rapid 89 not out laid the platform for England's 15-run win over arch-rivals Australia in the first one-day international at Lord's here on Friday. Victory kept alive England's hopes of replacing their oldest foes as the world's top-ranked one-day side and topping the standings in all three...
  • 1st ODI: Bell ton takes Eng to a big win over WI June 17, 2012

    Southampton: Ian Bell marked his return to England's one-day side with a stylish century as they beat the West Indies by 114 runs under the Duckworth/Lewis method in their series opener here on Saturday. Man-of-the-match Bell, given the task of filling the opener's spot vacated by Kevin Pietersen following the...
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan record easy win over SL June 8, 2012

    Pallekele: Mohammad Hafeez led Pakistan to a six-wicket win against Sri Lanka with more than seven overs to spare in a rain-shortened one-day international against Sri Lanka on Thursday. After claiming 2 for 20 from 10 overs as Sri Lanka totaled 135 for 8 from 42 overs, Hafeez top-scored for Pakistan...
  • Pak survive scare to beat Ban in 1st ODI December 1, 2011

    Dhaka: Shahid Afridi took five wickets and was unbeaten on 24 as Pakistan sealed a five-wicket win over Bangladesh despite a nervous run-chase in the first one-day international on Thursday. Afridi helped Pakistan bowl out the hosts for a paltry 91 and after his side was reduced to 63-5, the former...
  • India vs West Indies, 1st ODI November 29, 2011

    India's Vinay Kumar is congratulated by team-mates after the wicket of West Indies' Adrian Barath. (AP Photo)India's Varun Aaron and Rohit Sharma celebrate the dismissal of West Indies' Marlon Samuels. (AP Photo)West Indies' Kieron Pollard and Darren Bravo run between the wickets during their partnership. (AP Photo)