1st Odi

  • As it happened: England vs India, 1st ODI 4 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) After getting humiliated in the Test series, India would look to redeem their campaign when they take on England in the first one-dayer in Bristol. The visitors would be more comfortable in the 50-over format after being boosted by fresh...
  • India seek fresh start with fresh faces in ODIs 4 days ago

    Their morale battered by the Test series debacle, India would look to make a fresh beginning and salvage lost pride when they take on England in a five-match ODI cricket series starting here on Monday. On one hand, the Indians will be distracted by the 1-3 series loss in the Test...
  • 1st ODI: Pollard, Ramdin star as West Indies beat Bangladesh by 3 wickets August 21, 2014

    Allrounder Kieron Pollard hit 89 and Denesh Ramdin chipped in with 74 as the West Indies overcame a disastrous start to beat Bangladesh by three wickets in their opening one-day international at the National Stadium on Wednesday. With five fours and six sixes off 70 balls, Pollard added a critical 145...
  • 1st ODI: Amla hundred sets up big South Africa win over Sri Lanka July 6, 2014

    Colombo: Hashim Amla's 13th century in one-day international and a 151-run stand with captain AB de Villiers led South Africa to a convincing 75-run win in the first ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Amla scored 109 including eight boundaries to take the Proteas to 304 for 5 in 50 overs...
  • Live Score, Ban vs Ind: Bangladesh opt to bat in the 1st ODI June 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe...
  • Chris Jordan stars as England defeat Sri Lanka by 81 runs (D/L method) May 23, 2014

    Chris Jordan starred with both bat and ball as England set off on the road to next year's World Cup with a an 81-run win over Sri Lanka in a rain-marred one-day international at The Oval on Thursday. The Sussex all-rounder's belligerent 38 not out off just 13 balls propelled England...
  • England to face West Indies as the team prepares for life without Pietersen February 28, 2014

    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 services...
  • 1st ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to beat Bangladesh by 13 runs February 18, 2014

    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 Sri...
  • 1st ODI: Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to NZ by 24 runs January 19, 2014

    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 century...
  • Brendon McCullum promises hostile bowling against India January 18, 2014

    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 leaning towards...
  • 1st ODI: Aaron Finch hundred guides Australia to win January 12, 2014

    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 down...
  • 1st ODI: West Indies edge New Zealand in low-scoring game December 26, 2013

    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 reached...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 1st ODI December 26, 2013

    (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 Jesse Ryder. Gayle...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 1st ODI in Sharjah December 19, 2013

    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 in...
  • Steyn, Kallis declared fit for 1st ODI against India December 4, 2013

    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 healed....
  • 1st ODI: Pakistan beat South Africa by 23 runs November 24, 2013

    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 experienced allrounder...
  • Chris Gayle's loss is a big setback for us, says Dwayne Bravo November 23, 2013

    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 November 21, 2013

    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 after...
  • Virat Kohli equals Viv Richards, fastest to reach 5000 ODI runs November 22, 2013

    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 West...
  • Injured Chris Gayle to miss last two India ODIs November 22, 2013

    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, was...
  • West Indies are more confident in limited overs format: Bravo November 20, 2013

    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 balance...
  • Rain clouds hang over Kochi ODI between India and West Indies November 20, 2013

    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 kept...
  • 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 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 182...
  • 1st ODI: Rubel six-wicket 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 India-West Indies 1st ODI in Kochi October 15, 2013

    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 Jawaharlal...
  • Dhoni blames poor shot selection, poor bowling for loss October 14, 2013

    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 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...