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  • Indian women to play Test cricket after 8 long years 5 days ago

    New Delhi: The Indian women cricket team will be playing a four-day 'Test' match after a gap of eight long years as they gear up for a short two and half week tour of England starting August 7. India will be playing a 'Test' and three ODIs during the 19 day...
  • Pakistan restrict Mohammed Irfan to ODIs and T20s 1 week ago

    Karachi: Pakistan team management have decided to restrict tall paceman Mohammed Irfan to only ODIs and T20s, keeping in mind team's interest in the next year's World Cup. Injury-prone Irfan was stopped from participating in any Ramazan tournament as coach Waqar Younis called him back to the national cricket academy to...
  • 2nd ODI: Dilshan shines as Sri Lanka thrash South Africa to level series July 9, 2014

    Pallekele: Tillakaratne Dilshan starred with both bat and ball as Sri Lanka crushed South Africa by 87 runs in their second one-dayer on Wednesday to draw the three-match series level at 1-1. Dilshan smashed 86 off 90 balls and also took three wickets for 40 runs to set the stage for...
  • Sri Lanka vs South Africa Live Score: 2nd ODI at Pallekele July 9, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: Sri Lanka opt to bat against South Africa. Playing XIs: South Africa: Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), Jacques Kallis, AB de Villiers (capt), Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Ryan McLaren, Vernon Philander, Dale Steyn, Morne Morkel, Imran Tahir Sri Lanka: Kushal Janith...
  • 1st ODI: Amla hundred sets up big South Africa win over Sri Lanka July 6, 2014

    Colombo: Hashim Amla's 13th century in one-day international and a 151-run stand with captain AB de Villiers led South Africa to a convincing 75-run win in the first ODI against Sri Lanka on Sunday. Amla scored 109 including eight boundaries to take the Proteas to 304 for 5 in 50 overs...
  • Modi effect: MEA officials weed out old files, papers, junk June 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The suited and booted officials of the Ministry of External Affairs had a different job at hand on Saturday --weeding out old files and papers and removing unusable and obsolete furniture. Officials offered 'Shramdhan' to make their office clean and tidy to meet the expectations of Prime Minister Narendra...
  • Virat Kohli loses number one spot to AB de Villiers in ODI rankings June 21, 2014

    Dubai: India's batting sensation Virat Kohli's decision to skip the recently concluded three-match series against Bangladesh has seen him lose the number one spot to South Africa's AB de Villiers in the latest ICC ODI rankings issued on Friday. Kohli was leading de Villiers by nine ratings points in the batting...
  • 3rd ODI: India eye clean sweep against Bangladesh June 18, 2014

    After Stuart Binny's six for four took India to a 47-run win over Bangladesh in the second ODI, the visitors will be eyeing a whitewash in the last match of the three-match series in Mirpur on Thursday. Bangladesh had a golden chance to level the series after India were bowled out...
  • Stuart Binny breaks Anil Kumble's 21-year-old ODI record June 18, 2014

    Mirpur: Surprised to find his name among the top-10 bowling performances of all time after breaking Anil Kumble's 21-year-old record, Indian allrounder Stuart Binny said seaming conditions played a huge role in his haul of 6 for 4 against Bangladesh. Binny's brilliant performance helped India defend a meagre 105 against the...
  • Parvez Rasool becomes first J&K player to play for India June 15, 2014

    Mirpur : Off-spinner Parvez Rasool on Saturday became the first cricketer from Jammu and Kashmir to represent India in a One-Day International when he took the field against Bangladesh in the series-opener. The 25-year-old, who hails from the town of Bij Behara in the southern Kashmir valley district of Anantnag, was...
  • Live Score, Ban vs Ind: Bangladesh opt to bat in the 1st ODI June 15, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) While the whole world is in the grip of football World Cup fever, India arranged a last-minute ODI series in Bangladesh before the testing tour of England, but the three-match rubber starting Sunday isn't trivial, for it provides the fringe...
  • Star Sports to telecast Bangladesh-India ODI series June 14, 2014

    The three-match ODI series between India and Bangladesh will be covered live by the Star Sports. Former India opening batsman Aakash Chopra tweeted that Star Sports would be telecasting the Bangladesh vs India series. "India v Bangladesh ODI series will be on Star network. Commentary in both English and Hindi...
  • Suresh Raina-led Team India leaves for Bangladesh June 13, 2014

    Kolkata A 15-member India team captained by Suresh Raina left for Dhaka to take part in a three-match ODI series against Bangladesh starting on Sunday. India have picked a second string squad for the short tour with regular skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma among others being...
  • Series against India good chance to shrug off bad form: Tamim Iqbal June 13, 2014

    Dhaka Aiming to upstage a depleted Indian team in the upcoming three-ODI series, Bangladesh batsman Tamim Iqbal said the matches provide the perfect opportunity for the home side to shrug off the recent run of poor form. Bangladesh have endured a series of defeats cutting across all formats of the...
  • Live telecast of India's ODI series against Bangladesh looks doubtful June 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The FIFA World Cup is all set to affect the three-match ODI series between a second-string India and Bangladesh starting June 15 with Indian broadcasters showing little interest in buying the rights for the live telecast of the series. According to a report published by ESPNCricinfo, "Lack of interest...
  • India slip to third but Virat Kohli on top in ICC ODI rankings June 5, 2014

    The Indian cricket team dropped a rung to third but Virat Kohli continued to top the batting chart in the latest ICC one-day international rankings announced on Wednesday. India lost their second position to Sri Lanka, while Australia maintained their place at the top of the table. Sri Lanka's 3-2 series win...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 4th ODI May 31, 2014

    For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page. Toss: England won the toss and have opted to bowl. England lead the series 2-1 in the five-match ODI series. While Sri Lanka registered one of their worst defeats in the third ODI at Old Trafford when they were all out...
  • Disappointed that India are sending weak team for ODI series, says Mushfiqur Rahim May 29, 2014

    Mirpur: Bangladesh skipper Mushfiqur Rahim has expressed disappointment over India's decision to send a weakened squad for the three one-dayers but added the move will act as extra motivation for the hosts. After a marathon meeting of the selection panel in Mumbai, the BCCI named a 15-member team under Suresh Raina...
  • Bangladesh series good opportunity to prepare for England: Raina May 29, 2014

    Mumbai: Suresh Raina, who is all set to lead the 15-member Indian squad to Bangladesh for a three-ODI series, has said it would be a good opportunity for him to get prepared for a tougher England tour ahead. "It will be a good opportunity for me before the England ODI series....
  • Saker salutes Jordan's Sri Lanka rout in third ODI May 29, 2014

    Manchester: England bowling coach David Saker hailed Chris Jordan as the "ultimate professional" after the allrounder spearheaded a stunning 10-wicket defeat of Sri Lanka in the third one-day international. Sussex paceman Jordan took a career-best five wickets for 29 runs as England dismissed Sri Lanka for just 67 at Old Trafford...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 3rd ODI May 28, 2014

    For ball-by-ball updates scroll down to the bottom of the page. Toss: Alastair Cook won the toss and England have elected to bowl. The match looked doubtful with persistent rain but weather cleared at the right time for the play to start. Both teams have won each in the first two one-dayers...
  • England's Joe Root desperate to avoid further agony against Sri Lanka May 27, 2014

    London: Joe Root has said England's much-vaunted attempt to rebuild their standing with their fans, let alone the rest of the cricket world, will come to nothing if they suffer yet more humiliation during the ongoing one-day international (ODI) series with Sri Lanka. England, in classic early season English conditions, were...
  • Eoin Morgan baffled by England's poor show against Sri Lanka May 26, 2014

    Eoin Morgan, England's captain in place of the injured Alastair Cook, was left bemused by the scale of their defeat in the second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street. England were beaten by 157 runs after scoring only 99 - their fifth-lowest score in ODI cricket in reply to the...
  • 2nd ODI: Sri Lanka thrash England by 157 runs, level series 1-1 May 25, 2014

    Sri Lanka skittled out England for 99 - their sixth-lowest total in one-day internationals - to cruise to a 157-run win in Durham on Sunday and tie the five-match series at 1-1. Replying to Sri Lanka's 256 for 8 that was inspired by opener Tillakaratne Dilshan's 88, England were reduced to...
  • As it happened: England vs Sri Lanka, 2nd ODI May 25, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: England opt to field against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street England captain Alastair Cook has ruled out of Sunday's second one-day international against Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street with a groin injury. Eoin Morgan will leading the England team while Michael Carberry...
  • Chris Jordan stars as England defeat Sri Lanka by 81 runs (D/L method) May 23, 2014

    Chris Jordan starred with both bat and ball as England set off on the road to next year's World Cup with a an 81-run win over Sri Lanka in a rain-marred one-day international at The Oval on Thursday. The Sussex all-rounder's belligerent 38 not out off just 13 balls propelled England...
  • Unruly fans hurl water bottles, pouches at cheerleaders forcing them to run for cover May 14, 2014

    Some unruly fans hurled water bottles and pouches at the cheerleaders, forcing the girls to run for cover, soon after CSK skipper MS Dhoni hit the winning runs against Rajasthan Royals here on Tuesday. The cheer girls assigned near the gallery, who were preparing to celebrate Dhoni's winning runs, ran to...
  • Ireland-Sri Lanka second ODI washed out May 8, 2014

    Dublin: The second one-day international between Ireland and Sri Lanka in Dublin on Thursday was abandoned without a ball bowled due to rain. Umpires Richard Kettleborough and Richard Smith took the decision after a 2:00pm local time (1300GMT) inspection, ruling the outfield too wet for any play. It had rained heavily overnight...