3rd ODI

  • 3rd ODI: England defeat West Indies by 25 runs, clinch series 2-1 06-03-2014 03:18 AM

    Joe Root completed his first one-day international century to help guide England to a 25-run victory over West Indies on Wednesday in the deciding match of their three-game series in Antigua. Root made 107 off 122 balls to help the tourists compile an imposing total of 303 for six after...
  • As it happened: New Zealand vs India, 4th ODI in Hamilton 28-01-2014 05:36 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) With their return to No. 1 position in the ODI rankings on the line, India need to tick every box before stepping on the field in Hamilton. By snatching a thrilling last-ball tie in Auckland, India kept New Zealand...
  • 3rd ODI: India tie Auckland thriller 25-01-2014 03:34 PM

    Jadeja's unbeaten 66 off 45 balls and 17 off the last over helped India match NZ's 314 to tie the Auckland ODI and keep the five-match series alive. ...
  • Jadeja stars as 3rd India-New Zealand ODI ends in a last-ball tie 25-01-2014 02:54 PM

    The Eden park at Auckland had almost slept when MS Dhoni was dismissed chasing New Zealand's 314 after scoring fifty, but R Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja woke New Zealand back up with a rude shock by launching a brilliant counter-attack to score 130 runs in the last 14.2 overs to...
  • As it happened: India vs New Zealand, 3rd ODI 25-01-2014 06:04 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) Team India need to regroup quickly and find the right combination as they go into a must-win match against a confident New Zealand in the third ODI at Auckland on Saturday. The good news for India before the encounter...
  • Injured Suresh Raina doubtful for 3rd ODI: reports 24-01-2014 02:01 PM

    After a dismal show in the first two ODIs and losing their No. 1 ODI status to Australia, India suffered another blow on Friday when their middle-order batsman Suresh Raina suffered an injury during a practice session ahead of the third one-day international, a report said. The third ODI will...
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar confident of winning the do-or-die 3rd ODI 24-01-2014 11:29 AM

    Auckland: India medium pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar on Friday said that his team was completely focussed ahead of its do-or-die match against New Zealand and confident of reversing the 0-2 deficit in the five-ODI series. "There is no extra-ordinary pressure on us. We are confident of doing well. To win this...
  • Shot selection is an area Suresh Raina needs to work on: MS Dhoni 24-01-2014 08:21 AM

    Auckland: It is great to be a strokemaker but it is must for a batsman to have control over his shots to have continued success. This precisely was the message for Suresh Raina from his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni after India's 15-run loss in the second ODI at Hamilton. India's...
  • India lose 2nd ODI, No. 1 rank in New Zealand 22-01-2014 03:15 PM

    India's overseas performance took a further dip in New Zealand on Wednesday when MS Dhoni's men were beaten by New Zealand in the second ODI at Hamilton, with the 15-run (D/L) loss also snatching the No. 1 ODI rank from the world champions. Set a revised target of 297, after...
  • 3rd ODI: Australia look to open England's 'scars' wider 18-01-2014 02:10 PM

    Sydney: Australia will be looking to open England's "scars" and close out the one-day series on Sunday, keeper Brad Haddin said after his team's thrilling one-wicket victory over the luckless tourists in Brisbane. Alastair Cook's men have now lost the opening two one-day internationals which follow their demoralising 5-0 loss...
  • 3rd ODI: Record-breaking Corey Anderson powers New Zealand to big win 01-01-2014 12:45 PM

    New Zealand's Corey Anderson clubbed the fastest century in the history of one-day internationals - from 36 balls - as the hosts cruised to a 159-run win over the West Indies in Wednesday's rain-shortened third one-dayer. New Zealand reached 283 for 4 from only 21 overs, with the West Indies...
  • Could New Zealand have scored 674 in 50 overs? 01-01-2014 11:21 AM

    Corey Anderson and Jesse Ryder, the two New Zealand batsmen who welcomed the 2014 for New Zealand in style, by setting the Queenstown cricket ground on fire with their ballistic knocks. The Kiwi allrounder, Anderson smashed the fastest century in ODI history, racing to 101 off just 36 balls on...
  • 3rd ODI: New Zealand eye revenge against West Indies 31-12-2013 01:48 PM

    Upbeat with a 1-0 lead after winning the first one-day international, West Indies will eye another win when they take on New Zealand in the third ODI at Queenstown Events Centre on Wednesday. The second match was abandoned without a ball being bowled due to rain in Napier. The batting...
  • Third India-South Africa ODI called off due to rain, SA win series 2-0 11-12-2013 11:42 PM

    The third ODI between South Africa and India was called off after heavy rain forced the match to be called off after South Africa had posted 301 for 8. Earlier, Quinton de Kock notched up his third successive hundred and skipper AB de Villiers also struck a century as South...
  • South African conditions not a problem for us: Rohit Sharma 10-12-2013 08:27 PM

    Centurion: Indian batsmen have been reeling under the onslaught of South African bowlers on bouncy wickets in the ongoing ODI series but opener Rohit Sharma on Tuesday dismissed talks of lack of technique and blamed the debacle to want of application. Rohit said the South African conditions were not a...
  • South Africa rest Jacques Kallis for third ODI 10-12-2013 01:02 PM

    Centurion: South Africa, who are leading the ODI series 2-0 have decided to rest Jacques Kallis for the third match, but a decision to sit out Dale Steyn and Morne Morkel is yet to be taken. After making a comeback into the ODI fold, Kallis hasn't done that great but...
  • 3rd ODI: Game on as India and West Indies meet in series decider 26-11-2013 01:04 PM

    High on spirits after their series-levelling win in the second one-dayer, West Indies have brought interest back into the ODI series against India and will be eyeing the trophy when the two sides meet in the third and final ODI at Kanpur on Wednesday. The visitors played out of their...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka win by D/L to level series 16-11-2013 09:08 PM

    Sri Lanka leveled the three-match ODI series against New Zealand by winning the third and final one-day international at Dambulla by 36 runs on Saturday according to the Duckworth/Lewis Method. Sri Lanka set New Zealand a target of 216 in 33 overs in the rain-affected game and the game was...
  • Imran Tahir helps South Africa take 2-1 lead against Pakistan 07-11-2013 12:15 AM

    Legspinner Imran Tahir ripped through Pakistan's batting order with figures of 4 for 53 to spur South Africa to a convincing 68-run victory in the third one-day international on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable 260-run total, Pakistan were bowled out for 191 in 44.3 overs with Tahir claiming the key wickets...
  • 3rd ODI: Bangladesh eye whitewash, NZ consolation win 02-11-2013 10:27 AM

    Buoyed by the series-winning lead in the second ODI at Mirpur, Bangladesh have pressure off their minds while New Zealand will like to fly back home with at least one win in the third ODI at Fatullah on Sunday. Bangladesh won the first two games at Mirpur in the three-match...
  • Unfair to axe a player on basis of one-two performances: MS Dhoni 20-10-2013 03:08 PM

    Mohali: Despite some dismal performances by a few players, India skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday came out strongly in their support, saying that frequent changes might hamper the team in the long run. "It will be unfair that all of a sudden when you lose one or two matches...
  • As it happened: India vs Australia, 3rd ODI 19-10-2013 12:38 PM

    With the euphoria of Jaipur carnage settled, India and Australia go into the third ODI eyeing a 2-1 lead at the PCA stadium in Mohali, where the batsmen are again expected to call the shots on a friendly track. Thanks to Rohit Sharma's career best 141*, Shikhar Dhawan's 95 and...
  • Rain plays spoilsport in England-Australia 3rd ODI at Edgbaston 11-09-2013 11:43 PM

    Rain saw the day/night third one-day international between England and Australia at Edgbaston on Wednesday end as a no-result washout. Only 15.1 overs were possible, with England collapsing to 59 for three, before rain, which had delayed the scheduled start, returned at 3:34pm local time and saw the umpires take...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston 11-09-2013 06:38 PM

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates and ball by ball commentary from England vs Australia, 3rd ODI at Edgbaston. Michael Clarke was as happy as a cheshire cat at the end of the second ODI - collecting a win and his maiden ODI century against England en route a 1-0...
  • James Faulkner keen to make Australia lead count 09-09-2013 06:10 PM

    Manchester: James Faulkner hopes Australia can use the advantage of winning the second one-day international at Old Trafford to press on to a series win just as England did in the Ashes. Australia came close in the first Test but England's 14-run win in Nottingham put them on course for...
  • 3rd ODI: Pakistan thrash Zimbabwe by 108 runs, win series 2-1 31-08-2013 08:42 PM

    Harare: Captain Misbah-ul-Haq led from the front with a half century and two brilliant run outs as Pakistan defeated Zimbabwe by 108 runs in the final one-day international to clinch the series 2-1. Misbah made a resolute 67 off 85 balls which lifted Pakistan to 260 for 6 and then...
  • Zimbabwe may play third ODI, but protest to continue 30-08-2013 07:49 PM

    Harare: Zimbabwe are likely to take the field in the third and final one-dayer against Pakistan on Saturday, as reported by ESPNCricinfo. The players cancelled their morning practice session on Friday over unpaid salaries and have extended the deadline to Monday for Zimbabwe Cricket to clear their dues. If the...
  • As it happened: Zim v Ind, 3rd ODI: India win by 7 wickets 28-07-2013 11:34 AM

    TOSS: India win the toss and Virat Kohli decided to field first. TEAM NEWS: India remain unchanged. Zimbabwe give Michael Chinouya a debut, drop Kyle Jarvis. PITCH: It's the same wicket as the one used for the 2nd ODI on Friday, but a lot dry. So there won't be as...
  • 3rd ODI: Can Zimbabwe stop India from winning the series? 27-07-2013 12:42 PM

    Harare: Two one-sided matches later, Zimbabwe have been left with a tall mountain to climb if they are to salvage anything from this series. Beaten by six wickets and 58 runs respectively in the previous ODIs at the same venue, Brendan Taylor's team must win on Sunday before the series...