ODI Series

  • 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...
  • England to face West Indies as the team prepares for life without Pietersen 27-02-2014 05:39 PM

    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...
  • Injured Chris Gayle out of England ODI series 23-02-2014 11:43 AM

    West Indies opener Chris Gayle will miss the one-day international series against England with a back problem, the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) said on Saturday. Dwayne Smith has been called up as replacement for the three ODIs against England in Antigua and Sunday's one-off game with Ireland at Sabina...
  • Jayawardene, Herath to miss ODI series against Bangladesh 03-02-2014 12:59 PM

    Colombo: Sri Lanka's star batsman Mahela Jayawardene and strike bowler Rangana Herath will not play in the three-match one-day series against Bangladesh starting February 17. Sri Lanka Cricket said in a statement on Monday that the two players have been rested for the ODI series, but are part of the...
  • Ground-breaking series win for us: Brendon McCullum 31-01-2014 05:16 PM

    Wellington: Delighted after drubbing India 4-0 in the just-concluded ODI series, New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum on Friday called it a ground-breaking triumph for his side and the most satisfying of his career so far. New Zealand dominated the five-match series, the third game of which was a tie, even...
  • 5th ODI: India outplayed once again, lose series to NZ 4-0 31-01-2014 02:07 PM

    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...
  • We want to win but no point panicking: Ravindra Jadeja 30-01-2014 11:46 AM

    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...
  • Matt Henry called up by New Zealand for 5th ODI against India 30-01-2014 09:45 AM

    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...
  • 4th ODI: Hapless India concede series 3-0 after 7-wicket loss to NZ 28-01-2014 01:59 PM

    India made bold moves, some logical and some totally out of context, but it boiled down to Indian bowling that caved in once again and failed to defend a competitive 278 for 5, which New Zealand overhauled to win by seven wickets and with 11 balls to spare - thanks...
  • 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...
  • I am satisfied with how I am bowling, says R Ashwin 27-01-2014 12:52 PM

    Hamilton: He might be going through a lean patch with the ball but R Ashwin contributed with the bat in Auckland and the Indian allrounder said he is very comfortable with his cricket right now and is in best frame of mind ahead of the fourth ODI against New Zealand...
  • New Zealand on target to beat India in ODI series: Luke Ronchi 27-01-2014 12:48 PM

    Hamilton: Unperturbed by India's remarkable come-from-behind performance in the thrilling tied third ODI, New Zealand wicket-keeper Luke Ronchi on Monday said with a comfortable 2-0 lead, the hosts are well on course to win the five-match ODI series. The series currently stands at 2-0 in favour of New Zealand after...
  • India need Plan B for first win on New Zealand tour 27-01-2014 11:44 AM

    India's four-match losing streak overseas is in urgent need of Plan B. Two ODI defeats in South Africa and now two in New Zealand may not have set the cat among the pigeons but surely raises the level of doubts over the team's ability to adapt in testing overseas conditions....
  • 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...
  • Australia bring in new blood for South Africa tour, Bailey dropped 20-01-2014 10:14 AM

    Perth: After a stunning Ashes triumph, Australia added specialist batsmen to a 15-man squad unveiled on Monday for the upcoming tour against world number one South Africa. Uncapped Tasmanian Alex Doolan joins Shaun Marsh who returns to the Test scene after almost two years. Losing out is Ashes number six...
  • 1st ODI: Virat Kohli's ton in vain as India lose to NZ by 24 runs 19-01-2014 02:38 PM

    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...
  • Chris Jordan replaces Steven Finn in England T20 squad 18-01-2014 08:28 PM

    Sydney: Sussex seamer Chris Jordan was called into England's Twenty20 squad to play Australia on Saturday following the early exit of Steven Finn. Jordan is already in Australia with the one-day international squad where he has shown signs of promise despite England going 2-0 down in the five-match series. Middlesex...
  • 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...
  • Brendon McCullum promises hostile bowling against India 18-01-2014 12:46 PM

    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...
  • 2nd ODI: Faulkner heroics seal dramatic Australia victory 17-01-2014 05:04 PM

    Brisbane: James Faulkner's sensational late assault powered Australia to a dramatic one-wicket victory over England in the second one-day international in Brisbane on Friday. Crushed 5-0 in the Ashes series and thumped in the first one-dayer in Melbourne, England sensed the chance of securing their first win over Australia on...
  • 2nd ODI, Aus vs Eng: as it happened 17-01-2014 08:28 AM

    (For ball-by-ball 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 50-over format but got off to a bad start by losing the first one-dayer against Australia in Melbourne by six wickets. But the...
  • MS Dhoni's challenge in NZ: Controlling his expensive bowlers 17-01-2014 08:07 AM

    They may be No. 1 and 50-over champions currently, but in 12 months' time MS Dhoni's World Cup will once again be up for grabs. And for India to keep others from laying a hand on the silverware, it will be crucial how their bowlers travel on this road to...
  • England bowler Finn sent home to work on technique 15-01-2014 12:51 PM

    England paceman Steven Finn will miss the remainder of the limited overs series in Australia and return home to work on the technical aspect of his game, his country's cricket board said on Wednesday. Struggling with his rhythm and pace in the practice games, the 24-year-old right-arm bowler did not...
  • Johnson aims to intimidate England in one-dayers 15-01-2014 11:55 AM

    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 one-day international at the Gabba. Johnson claimed 37 wickets as Australia won the Ashes Test series 5-0,...
  • Full schedule: India's tour of New Zealand 14-01-2014 05:34 PM

    After defeats in the ODI and Test series on their tour of South Africa, Team India will try to set the record straight with a successful outing in New Zealand when the tour commences on July 19. India will play two Tests and five one-dayers against the Black Caps on...