5th ODI

  • 5th ODI: India outplayed once again, lose series to NZ 4-0 January 31, 2014

    India's losing streak in 2014 saw them succumbing to another embarrassing defeat at Wellington on Friday, when hosts New Zealand outplayed the visitors yet again, winning the fifth ODI by 87 runs to take home the series 4-0. Set a daunting 304 to win, thanks to another disappointing performance by their...
  • We want to win but no point panicking: Ravindra Jadeja January 30, 2014

    Wellington: Eyeing a consolation win in the fifth and final one-dayer, Indian all-rounder Ravindra Jadeja on Thursday said his team-mates need to avoid panicking to curb the "little errors" that have cost them the series against New Zealand. "It is just that we panic a bit and we have to reduce...
  • Matt Henry called up by New Zealand for 5th ODI against India January 30, 2014

    Wellington: New Zealand have pencilled in pacer Matt Henry into their ODI squad ahead of the fifth and final one-dayer against India to cover for Tim Southee and Corey Anderson, both of whom are carrying niggles. Anderson missed the fourth ODI in Hamilton earlier in the week, even as the Black...
  • Ross Taylor explains how New Zealand beat world champions India January 29, 2014

    Revealing New Zealand's strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side's spinners to wear out the rest of their attack. The Kiwis have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series after...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI January 28, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia win the toss and decide to bat. TEAM NEWS: Australia have benched Daniel Christian, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Steve Smith. England have brought in Joe Root for Ballance. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Shane Watson, Michael Clarke...
  • 5th ODI: Dinesh Chandimal earns consolation win for Sri Lanka December 28, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Dinesh Chandimal notched a half century for the first time in 11 months and carried Sri Lanka to a thrilling two-wicket victory over Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international on Friday. Chandimal, who scored his last ODI fifty against Australia in January, made a composed unbeaten 64...
  • As it happened: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka, 5th ODI December 28, 2013

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Return to form batsman Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan's first-ever win in South Africa raised the confidence of the team which helped them beat Sri Lanka in the ongoing five-match series. Pakistan registered a thumping eight-wicket win in the fourth match in...
  • 5th ODI: Sri Lanka eye redemption in final one-dayer December 26, 2013

    Abu Dhabi: Return to form batsman Mohammad Hafeez said Pakistan's first-ever win in South Africa raised the confidence of the team which helped them beat Sri Lanka in the ongoing five-match series. Pakistan registered a thumping eight-wicket win in the fourth match in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday to take an unbeatable...
  • 5th ODI: De Villiers and bowlers guide SA to 4-1 win November 11, 2013

    Sharjah: AB de Villiers stormed to an unbeaten century to help South Africa beat Pakistan convincingly by 117 runs in the fifth and final one-day in Sharjah on Monday, winning the five-match series 4-1. AB de Villiers scored 115 from 102 balls with ten boundaries and three sixes - his 15th...
  • 5th ODI: South Africa eye 4-1 series win against Pakistan November 11, 2013

    After taking an unassailable 3-1 lead, an upbeat South Africa will eye for another victory when they take on Pakistan in the fifth and final one-day international in Sharjah on Monday. Quinton De Kock smashed his maiden hundred to help South Africa defeat Pakistan by 28 runs in Abu Dhabi on...
  • India vs Australia: Washout looms over fifth ODI in Cuttack October 25, 2013

    The fifth ODI between India and Australia to be played on Saturday at Cuttack is under threat as it has been raining incessantly there, water-logging the Barabati Stadium outfield. Since Monday, most of the Odisha districts have seen heavy rainfall, and Cuttack hasn't been spared. As per the local forecast, even...
  • Rain may play spoilsport in India-Australia 5th ODI October 22, 2013

    Bhubaneswar: Uncertainty looms large over holding of the 5th ODI between India and Australia on Saturday in Cuttack as heavy rains have caused water logging in the outfield of the Barabati Stadium. Triggered by a well marked low pressure off north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh in the Bay of...
  • 5th ODI: Australia thrash England by 49 runs, clinch series 2-1 September 17, 2013

    Shane Watson's century saw Australia to a 49-run win over England in the fifth one-day international at Southampton on Monday as their lengthy tour ended with a 2-1 series victory. Watson, involved throughout in a trip that saw Australia arrive in Britain in May before their early Champions Trophy exit was...
  • As it happened: England vs Australia, 5th ODI September 17, 2013

    CLICK HERE for the Live updates from England vs Australia, 5th ODI at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is...
  • Michael Clarke doubtful for crucial fifth ODI September 15, 2013

    Southampton: Australia captain Michael Clarke could miss the fifth one-day international against England on Monday after suffering a recurrence of his chronic back problem. The Australians had already planned to recall opener Phil Hughes in place of Shaun Marsh, who is ruled out after hurting his hamstring in the fourth one-dayer,...
  • 5th ODI: Australia look to redeem with ODI series win September 16, 2013

    Southampton: The NatWest ODI series looked like heading towards a dull ending after two matches got washed out, but England's win in the fourth one-dayer on Saturday has given it a twist. The series is now evenly poised at 1-1 and the fifth and final match here will decide its...
  • India vs Zimbabwe 2013, 5th ODI: As it happened August 3, 2013

    TOSS: India win the toss and have decided to field. If India win today, it will be their first ever clean sweep overseas after the three previous ones all coming at home. For the hosts, it represents another chance to turn around their short-term fortunes, yet the poor form of their seniors...
  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa, 5th ODI: As it happened July 31, 2013

    South Africa innings End of over 43.5: South Africa: 179 all out With just two wickets to go, Ajantha Mendis and Suranga Lakmal cleaned up the tail taking one wicket each in successive overs as South Africa were bundled out for 179 in 43.5 overs. Sri Lanka won the match by...
  • 5th ODI: South Africa look for redemption against SL in dead rubber July 30, 2013

    Colombo: Sri Lanka and South Africa will not let the intensity slip in Wednesday's fifth and final one-day international in Colombo even though the hosts have already wrapped up the series. The day-night game at the Premadasa stadium will hold only academic interest as Sri Lanka gained an unassailable 3-1 lead...
  • Pacers lead Australia to 5-0 whitewash of West Indies February 10, 2013

    Melbourne: A maiden international century by Adam Voges led Australia to a 17-run victory over West Indies in the fifth one-day international on Sunday for a sweep of the five-match series. Voges made an unbeaten 112, eclipsing his previous highest one-day international score of 80, to help Australia overcome a...
  • It was an important toss to win: Cook January 27, 2013

    Dharamsala: England captain Alastair Cook on Sunday admitted that it was an "important toss to win" and they possibly couldn't have lost the match once his bowlers dismissed India's top four batsmen for only 49 runs during the fifth and final ODI here. "It was an important toss to win. But...
  • We should've batted sensibly: Dhoni January 27, 2013

    Dharamsala: Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Sunday said had India batted "more sensibly", the hosts could have won the fifth and final ODI here and wrapped up the series by a bigger margin. Sent into bat, India were all out for 226 and Dhoni said the home team were 30-35 runs...
  • Bell's ton propels England to victory January 27, 2013

    Dharamsala: Riding on Ian Bell's unbeaten 113, England beat India by seven wickets in the fifth and final one-dayer here on Sunday. Having taken an unassailable lead over the visitors, India clinch the five-match series 3-2. England got off to a solid start with the openers (Bell, Alastair Cook) putting up...
  • 5th ODI, Ind vs Eng: as it happened January 27, 2013

    Ian Bell remained unbeaten on 113 off 143 balls and Eoin Morgan not out on 40 as England overhauled the target of 227 with 16 balls to spare. ...
  • Raina hopeful of a Test comeback January 26, 2013

    Dharamsala: He has relished the role of a finisher in one-dayers but given a chance, Suresh Raina won't mind batting higher up the order as he believes it would give him a chance to plan his innings better and make a comeback in the Indian Test fold. "Definitely, I would like...
  • Dharamsala ODI postponed by 30 minutes January 26, 2013

    Dharamsala: The fifth and final India-England ODI here Sunday will start 30 minutes later than scheduled, the organisers said here Saturday. The match referee, in consultation with the two teams has decided to postpone the start of the play from 9 a.m. to 9.30 a.m., Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association press secretary...
  • 5th ODI: Deflated England battle to sav January 26, 2013

    Dharamsala: Against the stunning backdrop of the snow-clad Dhauladhar range, the Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium will make its international debut on Sunday in the final ODI between India and England. The series started in western India with England taking the lead, but with each change of venue the...
  • HPCA confident of hosting final ODI January 23, 2013

    Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association on Wednesday sought to dispel doubts expressed at some quarters over the holding of the fifth and final one-dayer between India and England here on January 27, with its secretary saying that stadium was all set to host the match. The cold weather prevailing in the...
  • Dharamsala to host 5th England ODI instead of 4th October 18, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI Thursday switched the venues for the fourth and fifth ODIs of the five-match series between India and England to be held in January next year. As per the new schedule announced by the BCCI, Mohali's Punjab Cricket Association stadium would host the fourth ODI of the series...