ONE DAY INTERNATIONAL

  • Cricket legends call for restoring bat-ball balance in ODIs March 31, 2015

    Sydney: Cricket legends have called for restoring the balance between bat and ball, including easing fielding restrictions and regulating bat thickness, in the ODI format. Michael Holding, Ian Chappell, Rahul Dravid and Martin Crowe, participating as experts in 'ESPNcricinfo' discussion on the future of ODI game, in Sydney after the second...
  • Pakistan name Azhar Ali as new ODI captain March 30, 2015

    Islamabad: Pakistan's cricket chiefs on Monday named batsman Azhar Ali as the national side's new one-day international captain, despite the fact he has not made the 50-over team in more than two years. The 30-year-old replaces Misbah-ul-Haq, who retired from ODIs following Pakistan's World Cup quarter-final exit at the hands of...
  • Brad Hogg bats for Steven Smith as Australia skipper March 30, 2015

    Brad Hogg has backed Steven Smith to take over the One-Day International captaincy after Michael Clarke quit the format following Australia's win over New Zealand at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday (March 29) in the World Cup final. Smith's form over the last few months has turned many heads. After...
  • MS Dhoni calls for changes in ODI playing conditions March 26, 2015

    Sydney: Indian captain MS Dhoni on Thursday advocated changes in playing conditions governing one-day games, saying too many boundaries can cause boredom and the 50-over matches should not become like T20 outings. "It's my personal opinion, I would like them to change. In the history of cricket we have not seen...
  • Survival of ODIs almost entirely dependent on the World Cup March 16, 2015

    Pakistan v Australia in UAE: 0-3 (3) India v West Indies in India: 2-1 (5) New Zealand v South Africa in New Zealand: 0-2 (3) India v Sri Lanka in India: 5-0 (5) Australia v South Africa in Australia: 4-1 (5) Bangladesh v Zimbabwe in Bangladesh: 5-0 (5) Sri Lanka v England in Sri Lanka: 5-2...
  • Virat Kohli already a ODI batting legend: Vivian Richards February 3, 2015

    Mumbai: Caribbean cricket legend Vivian Richards on Tuesday heaped praise on Indian vice captain Virat Kohli, saying he has already become a One-Day International (ODI) batting legend. Richards, who was an integral memer of the West Indies' World Cup-winning squad in 1975 and 1979, also listed Kohli in his list of...
  • 7th ODI: Sangakkara earns Sri Lanka consolation win over New Zealand January 29, 2015

    Wellington: Injury-stricken Sri Lanka gained a morale boost ahead of the World Cup by beating New Zealand by 34 runs in Thursday's last match of the seven-game one-day series. Kumar Sangakkara made 113 not out and Tillakaratne Dilshan 81 in Sri Lanka's 287-6 and debuting fast bowler Dushmantha Chameera took 2...
  • Sri Lanka add chinaman bowler for England ODIs December 4, 2014

    Colombo: Sri Lanka have picked uncapped left-arm chinaman bowler Lakshan Sandakan for the fourth and fifth one-day internationals against England. Seam bowler Suranga Lakmal also returns after an injury layoff in the 16-man squad named on Thursday. Batsman Mahela Jayawardene, who opted out of the third match citing personal reasons, also returns....
  • Virat Kohli rises to No.2 in ICC ODI rankings November 17, 2014

    Dubai: India's hard-hitting batsman Virat Kohli rose a place to be ranked second in the latest International Cricket Council (ICC) One-Day International (ODI) rankings for batsmen following India's 5-0 series victory over Sri Lanka. Team-mate Rohit Sharma has vaulted to 15th as the reigning World Cup champions continue their preparations for...
  • Kerala Cricket Association officials quizzed over reports of payment to Windies October 18, 2014

    Kochi: Income tax officials have quizzed Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) office bearers over a payment controversy following media reports that the game's local governing body intervened and offered to pay the financially embattled West Indies team money to enable the first One-Day International (ODI) of a five-match series to commence...
  • Was hurt when UP didn't select me for Ranji Trophy: Kuldeep Yadav October 4, 2014

    Kanpur: He was heartbroken when Uttar Pradesh team management did not find him fit to be considered for playing XI in Ranji Trophy but after his maiden entry into the national ODI squad, rookie chinaman bowler Kuldeep Yadav wants to move on from that bitter episode of last season. "Today is...
  • Pakistan selectors want to drop Younis Khan from ODIs September 19, 2014

    Karachi: The national selectors who are under fire for not showing up for the ongoing National T20 Championship matches, want Test and ODI captain MisbahulHaq to bat at number three position in the 50over format. A source aware of the developments said that the sixmember selection committee, which is headed by...
  • 2nd ODI: Hurt England look to draw level in West Indies March 2, 2014

    England will look to put the 15-run loss against West Indies in Antigua behind them and draw level by winning the second game against the hosts in the second ODI on Sunday. The visitors made all the rights moves save for the final 10 overs of each innings when West Indies...
  • Campaign to get Sachin Tendulkar to play one last ODI December 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Sachin Tendulkar's retirement from One Day International cricket has left many of his fans disappointed, more so, because the retirement was not announced prior to a match that the Little Master was playing in. pSocial.in, an interest based open social network site, has initiated a campaign following which the...
  • Bangladesh to tour Pakistan in December: Report October 24, 2012

    Islamabad: The Bangladesh Cricket Board has reportedly agreed to send its cricket team to Pakistan for three oneday internationals and two Twenty20s in December. The Daily Jang newspaper says new BCB president Nazmul Hasan will chair a meeting on Wednesday after which the tour will be announced. Bangladesh was scheduled to...
  • Clarke expects Cummins to stand out June 29, 2012

    London: Australia captain Michael Clarke has backed teenage fast bowler Pat Cummins to make his mark against England in the forthcoming oneday international series. Teenage paceman Cummins has yet to play a senior international match against England but all that is set to change when the series gets underway at Lord's...
  • Reserve days for last two SLPak ODIs June 15, 2012

    Colombo: The remaining two matches in the oneday series between Sri Lanka and Pakistan will have reserve days due to rains in the country, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) announced on Friday. The last two daynight games of the fivematch series are scheduled to be played in Colombo on Saturday and Monday...
  • Anjum axed, Mithali named captain for England tour May 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The BCCI's senior women's selection committee reinstated Mithali Raj as the captain of the Indian women's team for the England tour on Monday, replacing veteran batsman Anjum Chopra, who has also been dropped from the 15member squad. The decision was on the cards as Chopra's appointment as captain of...
  • Bangladesh coach anxious over Pakistan tour April 17, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh coach Stuart Law has expressed fears about the team's scheduled tour to troubled Pakistan, where international cricket has been suspended for three years. Bangladesh are set to be the first team to visit Pakistan since a militant attack on the Sri Lankan team bus during the Lahore Test...
  • Warne leads international tributes for Sachin March 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Australian spin legend Shane Warne pleaded for an end to the talk of Sachin Tendulkar's retirement as he joined the international chorus of appreciation for the iconic Indian cricketer who scripted history by completing a century of international tons on Friday. Apart from his close friend Warne, cricket legends...
  • West Indies aim to end poor run vs Australia March 15, 2012

    Kingstown, St. Vincent: West Indies captain Darren Sammy hopes a winning history at Arnos Vale can help lift his team from a prolonged losing streak against Australia when the first of five oneday internationals is played on Friday. West Indies have won 17 of 20 ODIs at the picturesque venue, which...
  • Pakistan fined for slow overrate in Mirpur March 12, 2012

    Mirpur: Pakistan have been fined for maintaining a slow overrate during their 21run victory over Bangladesh in the inaugural match of the Asia Cup tournament on Sunday. Match referee David Boon imposed the fines after MisbahulHaq's side was ruled to be two overs short of their target when time allowances were...
  • Asia Cup: India, Sri Lanka resume rivalry March 12, 2012

    If the recentlyconcluded CB Series is anything to go by, then the second match of the Asia Cup between India and Sri Lanka should keep the supporters of both sides on their tenterhooks. However, the frame of mind that the two teams find themselves in could not be more contrasting....
  • A year on, Tendulkar still on 99 tons March 12, 2012

    Exactly a year ago, on March 11, 2011, Sachin Tendulkar scored his 99th international century against South Africa in Nagpur during the World Cup. It wasnt enough to set up an Indian victory, but it showed viewers the world over that aged 37 and 323 days, he was still a...
  • India a 'rabble', lack respect: Aus media February 27, 2012

    Hobart: An Australian newspaper on Monday slammed the Indian cricket team as a "rabble with no redeeming features" and lashed out at Sachin Tendulkar's remonstration at being blocked by Brett Lee in his runout in the triangular series match on Sunday as "woeful". A writeup in Daily Telegraph said that the...
  • Obstructions the talking point of SCG ODI February 26, 2012

    Sydney: On the day he became the first overseas cricketer to be presented with the honorary life membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground, Sachin Tendulkar was in the middle of a controversial dismissal that reignited the spirit of cricket debate. The incident occurred during the seventh over of India's chase,...
  • Tendulkar approaching one year without 100 February 26, 2012

    Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar's quest for his 100th international century continues after he was run out for 14 in India's innings against Australia in the tenth match of the ongoing triseries on Sunday at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Tendulkar, run out by David Warner, was blocked during his run by bowler Brett...
  • Sachin gets honorary life membership of SCG February 26, 2012

    Sydney: Sachin Tendulkar became the first overseas player to be presented with the honorary life membership of the Sydney Cricket Ground here on Sunday. Presenting the award, New South Wales premier Barry O'Farrell said, "Sachin is one of the greatest cricketers ever and it's only appropriate we honour him with life...
  • Should Dhoni stay Test captain? February 25, 2012

    MS Dhoni should stay on as Test captain, conditional to his response to the critical questions that confront him as leader. The first among those is what his vision is for India to regain legitimacy as a competitive Test playing country overseas especially in England, Australia and South Africa....
  • No rift in Team India, says MS Dhoni February 25, 2012

    Sydney: After days of intense speculation, India skipper MS Dhoni has now come out and denied that there is any rift in Team India, claiming there are no differences between him and Virender Sehwag. It had appeared that the rotation policy adopted by the Indian management in the ongoing triseries was...