Odi Series 2012

  • India may host series against Australia: PCB May 22, 2012

    Lahore: PCB chairman Zaka Ashraf hinted on Tuesday that Pakistan will not be shy of asking India to host their upcoming one-day series against Australia as bilateral cricket relations have recently improved between the two nations. The PCB is still searching for venues to host the five ODIs and three T20...
  • Misbah still keen on playing T20s for Pakistan May 26, 2012

    Lahore: Pakistan's one-day and Test skipper Misbah-ul-Haq has said he will continue to play Twenty20 cricket despite being stripped of the captaincy for the short format and wants to be selected for the World Cup. "I enjoy playing T20 cricket and I will continue to play at the domestic level. I...
  • West Indies ready to welcome back Gayle May 4, 2012

    London: West Indies coach Ottis Gibson and captain Darren Sammy said they would have no problems with Chris Gayle returning to the squad after he promised to end his international exile on Thursday. Former West Indies captain Gayle, renowned as a big-hitting batsman, has not played international cricket for more than...
  • Doherty pilots Australia to 64-run win March 17, 2012

    Kingstown, St. Vincent: Australia scored a convincing 64-run victory over the West Indies in their opening one-day international on Friday after left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty took an impressive 4-49 for the tourists. The West Indies, chasing a modest target of 205, were bowled out for 140 off 32.2 overs at Arnos...
  • 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 one-day internationals is played on Friday. West Indies have won 17 of 20 ODIs at the picturesque venue, which...
  • KP hits another ton as Eng clean sweep Pak February 22, 2012

    Dubai: Kevin Pietersen scored his second century in as many matches as England beat Pakistan by four wickets on Tuesday to sweep the one-day international series 4-0. Pietersen hit 130 off 153 balls, his highest ODI score, and he teamed up with Craig Kieswetter (43) for a 109-run partnership as England...
  • Pakistan seek lift to avoid England clean sweep February 20, 2012

    Dubai: Pakistan coach Mohsin Khan said his team will need to raise their standards in all three departments to stop England from gaining a clean sweep of the one-day series in the fourth match here on Tuesday. Pakistan have been on the receiving end in the one-day series after blanking England...
  • Dawes named India's bowling coach February 14, 2012

    Chennai: Former Queensland fast bowler and Australian domestic bowling guru Joe Dawes will take over as India's bowling coach following the conclusion of the CB Series, the Indian board (BCCI) has confirmed. In a decision taking at the BCCI's Working Committee meeting in Chennai on Monday, it was decided that...
  • England players escape unhurt in taxi accident February 12, 2012

    Dubai: Four England cricketers, including Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar, escaped unhurt when the taxi they were travelling in was involved in a minor incident in Dubai. Stuart Broad, Jonathan Trott, Kevin Pietersen and Monty Panesar were travelling at around 100kph when the taxi's bonnet suddenly flew up and into the...
  • Australia hold on for narrow win over SL February 10, 2012

    Perth: Australia won their second consecutive tri-series match with a tense five-run win over Sri Lanka at the WACA Ground on Friday. Following their opening win over India last Sunday at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, Australia had some anxious moments in the final over. Sri Lanka, chasing 232 for victory, looked out...
  • Australia vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI: As it happened February 10, 2012

    Sri Lanka innings: Over No. 50: Australia win by 5 runs! Clarke is the Man of the Match and it was his fifty that took Australia to 231 after early strikes by Sri Lanka. The Lankans were on course until Sangakkara's run-out, and though Mathew's late heroics nearly saw them through,...
  • New Zealand beat Zimbabwe by 90 runs February 3, 2012

    Dunedin: Allrounder Rob Nicol took four wickets as New Zealand bowled out Zimbabwe for 158 on Friday to win the first of three one-day internationals by 90 runs. Nicol atoned for his duck when opening New Zealand's innings by putting in an outstanding bowling performance which helped the hosts skittle Zimbabwe...
  • Tharanga to lead Sri Lanka in one-day tour match January 31, 2012

    Melbourne: Opening batsman Upul Tharanga will lead Sri Lanka in a one-day tour match against a Victorian 2nd XI on Wednesday ahead of their limited-overs tri-series against Australia and India. Regular captain Mahela Jayawardene, Tillakaratne Dilshan and star paceman Lasith Malinga are all rested for the match. Sri Lanka will also play...
  • SL beat South Africa in thrilling finish January 23, 2012

    Johannesburg: Sri Lanka tailender Sachithra Senanayake smashed a six on the second-last ball for his team to chase down South Africa's total of 312-4 and win by two wickets in the fifth and final one-day international. Playing in just his second ODI and facing his second delivery on Sunday, Senanayake struck...
  • Sri Lanka chase down 300 to win 4th ODI January 21, 2012

    Kimberley: Sri Lanka celebrated a rare success on Friday on their tour of South Africa with a five-wicket victory in the fourth one-day international. Big knocks from captain Tillakaratne Dilshan (87), Man-of-the-Match Thisara Perera (69) and Dinesh Chandimal (59) lifted the visitors to 304-5 after the home side reached to 299-7...
  • SA clinch ODI series after rain-affected win January 18, 2012

    Bloemfontein: South Africa sneaked a four-run win over Sri Lanka on the Duckworth/Lewis method in a rain-affected third one-day international on Tuesday to clinch the five-match series 3-0. South Africa were 179-5 after 34 overs chasing Sri Lanka's 266-9 when rain came down at Chevrolet Park. Umpires called the game off about...
  • Yuvraj to be fit for Australia tri-series January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: India's one-day specialist Yuvraj Singh has said he will be fit for next month's tri-series in Australia after recovering from a non-malignant lung tumour. "I have completely recovered and have been training for the last two weeks. There is absolutely no problem with my fitness," the all-rounder told the...
  • Boucher axed as South Africa make ODI changes December 31, 2011

    Johannesburg: Wicketkeeper Mark Boucher was one of three players dropped on Friday when South Africa named their squad for next month's one-day internationals against Sri Lanka. Boucher, 35, who holds the world record for most Test dismissals (540), batsman David Miller and leg-spinner Imran Tahir have paid the price for...