ODI Series 2011

  • Pakistan team is more positive now: Afridi December 9, 2011

    Lahore: Pakistan's flamboyant all-rounder Shahid Afridi said on Friday that he feels good to be back in the national team as the side is more positive than before under the guidance of interim coach Mohsin Khan. Afridi, returning home after playing in the one-day series in Bangladesh, told reporters that Mohsin...
  • Rahul Sharma shows sparks of Kumble December 9, 2011

    New Delhi: It's hard to concentrate on anything else when fours and sixes are raining from Virender Sehwag's bat. But amid the mayhem that the Nawab of Najafgarh generated at the Holkar Stadium in Indore, there was one person waiting on the sidelines for his chance to shine. Having been a...
  • England pacer Bresnan has elbow surgery December 2, 2011

    London: England bowler Tim Bresnan has undergone surgery on his elbow but is expected to be fit for the Test series against Pakistan in the new year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) revealed on Thursday. Yorkshire paceman Bresnan felt pain in his elbow during the recent one-day tour of...
  • Eoin Morgan geared up for India stint December 1, 2011

    London: England batsman Eoin Morgan is gearing up for his return to the side with a nine-day batting camp in India this month as part of the England Performance Programme. Morgan, 25, had been ruled out of England's five-match ODI tour of India last month, after it was confirmed by...
  • West Indies fret over Barath, Bishoo fitness November 29, 2011

    Port of Spain: West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) director Baldath Mahabir is worried about the injuries in the regional side and has singled out opener Adrian Barath as a source of concern. "We have had too many players breaking down over the past few seasons. I am particularly worried about two...
  • Yuvraj Singh battling lung tumour November 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Yuvraj Singh has a "non-malignant tumour" in his left lung and that is the reason why the flamboyant left-hander has opted out of the upcoming ODI series against West Indies. Yuvraj has been troubled by health issues since the World Cup, which India won, and has played just one...
  • Jayawardene to miss fifth ODI, T20 vs Pakistan November 22, 2011

    Abu Dhabi: Injured middle-order batsman Mahela Jayawardene has been ruled out of Sri Lanka's last two matches against Pakistan and returned home, team manager Anura Tennekoon said on Tuesday. The 34-year-old batsman hit a half-century in his team's 26-run defeat in the fourth match in Sharjah on Sunday, but played in...
  • 3rd ODI: Pak hold nerve to beat SL by 21 runs November 20, 2011

    Dubai: Pakistani bowlers held their nerves to stop a threatening Sri Lankan team to win the third day-night international by 21 runs on Friday to take a 2-1 lead in the five-match series. Umar Gul (3-48) bowled well in the final overs to make sure good work by spinners Saeed Ajmal...
  • Kaneria fight to play for Pakistan stalled November 10, 2011

    Karachi: Troubled leg-spinner Danish Kaneria has vowed to continue his fight to get clearance from the Pakistan Cricket Board to play for the national team again, after the Sindh High Court on Monday dismissed his petition on technical grounds. The court ruled that Kaneria's petition challenging the PCB decision to not...
  • New ODI rules no problem, say SL, Pak coaches November 9, 2011

    Dubai: Rival coaches Geoff Marsh and Mohsin Khan said they were comfortable with the change in rules as Pakistan and Sri Lanka play under them for the first time in the opening day-night match on Friday. Teams will have to start the batting and bowling Powerplays at the beginning of any...
  • Waqar hits back at Afridi in war of words November 8, 2011

    Ex-Pakistan coach Waqar Younis says former captain Shahid Afridi should keep shut and focus on cricket instead. ...
  • No calmer finisher than Dhoni, praises Harsha October 26, 2011

    Indian cricket commentator Harsha Bhogle talks about India's comprehensive victory over England in the final ODI and the 5-0 series whitewash. ...