2nd ODI

  • 2nd ODI: A cracking win over England need of the hour for India August 27, 2014

    With offfield matters taking precedence over onfield performance, Indian cricket is in need of a cracking show by its team at Sophia Gardens in Cardiff on Wednesday, where weather permitting the visitors take on England in the second ODI after a washout in the first. India captain...
  • Colombo washout shifts second Sri LankaPakistan ODI to Hambantota August 24, 2014

    The second oneday international between Sri Lanka and Pakistan has been advanced by a day to Tuesday and will be held at Hambantota due to heavy rain in Colombo, the Sri Lanka cricket board (SLC) said. Colombo's Premadasa Stadium was to host the daynight match on Wednesday with the third and...
  • 2nd ODI: Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to level series July 9, 2014

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both bat and ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second onedayer on Wednesday to draw the threematch series level at 11. Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls and also took three wickets for 40 runs to set the stage for...
  • SL vs SA, 2nd ODI: as it happened July 9, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (capt), JeanPaul Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith...
  • Stuart Binny breaks Anil Kumble's 21yearold ODI record June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Surprised to find his name among the top10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble's 21yearold record, Indian allrounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6 for 4 against Bangladesh. Binny's brilliant performance helped India defend a meagre 105 against the...
  • Eoin Morgan baffled by England's poor show against Sri Lanka May 26, 2014

    Eoin Morgan, England's captain in place of the injured Alastair Cook, was left bemused by the scale of their defeat in the second oneday international against Sri Lanka at ChesterleStreet. England were beaten by 157 runs after scoring only 99 their fifthlowest score in ODI cricket in reply to the...
  • 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka thrash England by 157 runs, level series 11 May 25, 2014

    Sri Lanka skittled out England for 99 their sixthlowest total in oneday internationals to cruise to a 157run win in Durham on Sunday and tie the fivematch series at 11. Replying to Sri Lanka's 256 for 8 that was inspired by opener Tillakaratne Dilshan's 88, England were reduced to...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI May 25, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to field against Sri Lanka at ChesterleStreet England captain Alastair Cook has ruled out of Sunday's second oneday international against Sri Lanka at ChesterleStreet with a groin injury. Eoin Morgan will leading the England team while Michael Carberry...
  • IrelandSri Lanka second ODI washed out May 8, 2014

    Dublin: The second oneday international between Ireland and Sri Lanka in Dublin on Thursday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain. Umpires Richard Kettleborough and Richard Smith took the decision after a 2:00pm local time (1300GMT) inspection, ruling the outfield too wet for any play. It had rained heavily overnight...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies March 3, 2014

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the match...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 2nd ODI January 22, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Shocked and jolted, India will look to bring the ODI leg of their New Zealand tour back on track in the second match at Hamilton on Wednesday after losing the first from a winning position. Virat Kohli's 18th ODI century...
  • 2nd ODI: India look to get New Zealand tour back on track January 21, 2014

    Shocked and jolted, India will look to bring the ODI leg of their New Zealand tour back on track in the second match at Hamilton on Wednesday after losing the first from a winning position. Virat Kohli's 18th ODI century seemed to have lifted the sagging spirits after another disappointing...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened January 17, 2014

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to bat against Australia. England were hoping to redeem their campaign in the 50over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first onedayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the fivematch ODI series...
  • Johnson aims to intimidate England in onedayers January 15, 2014

    Brisbane: Fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has warned England he can be as intimidating with a white ball as a red one as he prepares to return to the Australian team for Friday's second oneday international at the Gabba. Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes Test series 50, playing...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs West Indies, 2nd ODI December 29, 2013

    Napier: The second onedayer between New Zealand and West Indies has been delayed due to rain. After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the second ODI against New Zealand in Napier. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two...
  • 2nd ODI: West Indies eye another win over hosts New Zealand December 28, 2013

    After clinching a lowscoring contest in the first ODI, West Indies will look to go 20 up in the 2nd ODI against the host New Zealand in Napier on Sunday. West Indies closed the contest in Auckland with just two wickets to spare, with Darren Sammy playing a cameo, smashing 43...
  • 2nd ODI: Mathews leads SL to a twowicket win over Pakistan, level series 11 December 21, 2013

    Dubai: Captain Angelo Mathews hit a vital knock of 47 runs off 44 balls to lead Sri Lanka to a thrilling twowicket victory over Pakistan on Friday in their second oneday international, leveling the fivematch series at 11. Mathews, who earlier sprained his groin while bowling, got useful contributions from Kumar...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI December 21, 2013

    For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page. Despite a narrow defeat, Sri Lanka will remain positive and high on confidence for Friday's second oneday international against Pakistan, vowed skipper Angelo Mathews. Pakistan clinched a hardfought 11run win in the first daynight international in Sharjah on Wednesday after Sri...
  • Batsmen failed to take advantage of a flat track: Dhoni December 9, 2013

    Durban: India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni says an underperforming middleorder was one of the main reasons for his team's pathetic show against South Africa, where the home fast bowlers have ruled the roost. After being reduced to 34 for 4, India were bowled out for 146 in 35.1 overs, chasing 281...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs India, 2nd ODI December 8, 2013

    After losing just one match on a testing tour of South Africa, India find themselves in a mustwin situation in the second ODI of the threegame series. The visitors were crushed by 141 runs in the first ODI and will target allround improvement in Kingsmead after their bowlers leaked 359 runs...
  • 2nd ODI: India seek allround improvement to stay alive December 7, 2013

    Durban: A short tour has its own perils. After losing just one match on a testing tour of South Africa, India find themselves in a mustwin situation in the second ODI of the threegame series on Sunday. The visitors were crushed by 141 runs in the first ODI and will target...
  • India's tour of South Africa on schedule after Mandela's demise December 7, 2013

    Cape Town: The second oneday international between South Africa and India will go ahead in Durban on Sunday and will be marked by a tribute to former president Nelson Mandela. Cricket South Africa confirmed the fixture would be played after discussions with the government following Mandela's death on Thursday at the...
  • As it happened: South Africa vs Pakistan, 2nd ODI November 28, 2013

    (For ballbyball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bowl in a 45over game after rain delayed toss by over two overs. Playing Conditions: 45 overs a side. Fielding restrictions at the start of the innings for 9 overs. Batting powerplay remains 5 overs. Team News:...
  • Team India backing outofform Yuvraj Singh November 26, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: India captain MS Dhoni lent his support to outofform Yuvraj Singh after their twowicket defeat to West Indies on Sunday. Yuvraj, who scored just 28 runs in 49 balls, also dropped Lendl Simmons when he was on 43. Simmons would go on to score 62 in a matchwinning partnership...
  • 2nd ODI: Can West Indies stop India juggernaut without Chris Gayle? November 23, 2013

    Visakhapatnam: West Indies's best bet of levelling the threematch ODI series against India was Chris Gayle getting a big score at the top to challenge the Indians, but with the Jamaican ruled out, the series is there for the hosts to pocket when the two teams meet at Visakhapatnam in...
  • Rain threat eases on 2nd IndiaWest Indies ODI at Visakhapatnam November 23, 2013

    Rain threat hovering over the second ODI between India and West Indies due to cyclone Helen over the west central Bay of Bengal is expected to ease with Visakhapatnam weather forecast for Sunday being 'pleasant with sunshine'. Rain had even threatened the first onedayer at Kochi, where India beat West...
  • 2nd ODI: Nathan McCullum fires New Zealand to victory over Sri Lanka November 13, 2013

    Hambantota: Nathan McCullum smashed 22 runs off the final four balls to lift New Zealand to a thrilling fourwicket win over Sri Lanka in the rainhit second oneday international in Hambantota on Tuesday. The Black Caps, set a revised DuckworthLewis target of 198 in 23 overs, replied with 203 for 6...
  • 2nd ODI: Rain fear looms again as New Zealand face Sri Lanka November 12, 2013

    After rain played spoilsport and forced the first oneday international to be called off, Sri Lanka and New Zealand will face off in the second ODI at Hambantota on Tuesday with Hambantota forecast suggesting rain spells on Tuesday as well. Rain allowed just 54.2 overs in the first game of...