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  • Rahul Dravid backs Pujara to come good in ODIs 14-03-2014 07:45 PM

    Mumbai: Rahul Dravid backed Cheteshwar Pujara, who replaced him at number three in Indian Test team batting order, to come good in the ODIs like he did in his career. "Speaking from my own personal experience and as someone who was being seen (basically) as a Test player, Pujara can...
  • Pujara turns to bowling in nets for ODI selection 11-03-2014 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: As his quest to find a permanent spot in India's One-day side continues, Cheteshwar Pujara has also started bowling in order to fit the bill for ODI selection and said a good showing in IPL could see him on the plane to Australia and New Zealand for next...
  • Virat Kohli reclaims number one ODI batting ranking 09-03-2014 04:38 PM

    Dubai: India's Virat Kohli has reclaimed the number one position in the latest ICC player rankings for ODI batsmen, which were released on Sunday after the conclusion of the Asia Cup. Kohli had entered the Asia Cup, trailing number one ranked South African batsman AB de Villiers by two ratings...
  • 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...
  • 2nd ODI: Ravi Bopara steers England to 3-wicket win over West Indies 03-03-2014 02:08 AM

    Antigua: Ravi Bopara hit an unbeaten 38 and shared a match-winning stand with captain Stuart Broad to lead England to a tense three-wicket victory over the West Indies in their second one-day international on Sunday. The pair added an unbroken 58 off 80 balls - the highest partnership of the...
  • 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...
  • 3rd ODI: Sri Lanka target clean sweep in Bangladesh 21-02-2014 02:49 PM

    Sri Lanka will be without the veteran trio of Mahela Jayawardene, Kumara Sangakkara and Tillakaratne Dilshan as they target a clean sweep in Bangladesh by winning the third and final ODI in Mirpur on Saturday. The first instance since 1999 when not one of Jaywardene, Sangakkara and Dilshan will be...
  • 1st ODI: Sri Lanka fight back to beat Bangladesh by 13 runs 17-02-2014 10:32 PM

    Dhaka: Captain Angelo Mathews led from the front, claiming 3 for 21, while Thisara Perera hit a career-best 80 not out to help Sri Lanka beat Bangladesh by 13 runs in the first one-day international at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium on Monday. Bangladesh were bowled out for 167 in response to...
  • 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...
  • MS Dhoni 4th fastest to complete 8,000 ODI runs 31-01-2014 02:02 PM

    Wellington: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Friday became the fourth fastest batsman to complete 8,000 runs in one-day cricket during the fifth and final ODI against New Zealand. The 32-year-old reached the milestone in the 26th over of the match here. It is a commendable achievement by the wicketkeeper-batsman...
  • India eye redemption in final ODI against NZ 30-01-2014 09:11 PM

    After conceding the ODI series to New Zealand 3-0, India look for a consolation win in the fifth and final one-dayer. ...
  • 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...
  • Ross Taylor explains how New Zealand beat world champions India 29-01-2014 11:27 AM

    Revealing New Zealand's strategy that has outwitted Indian bowlers in the ongoing ODI series, batsman Ross Taylor said the Kiwis have focussed on denying wickets to the visiting side's spinners to wear out the rest of their attack. The Kiwis have taken an unassailable 3-0 lead in the five-match series...
  • 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....
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 5th ODI 26-01-2014 08:43 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) TOSS: Australia win the toss and decide to bat. TEAM NEWS: Australia have benched Daniel Christian, James Pattinson, Mitchell Johnson and Steve Smith. England have brought in Joe Root for Ballance. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: Shaun Marsh, Aaron Finch, Shane...
  • 3rd ODI: India tie Auckland thriller 25-01-2014 03:34 PM

    Jadeja's unbeaten 66 off 45 balls and 17 off the last over helped India match NZ's 314 to tie the Auckland ODI and keep the five-match series alive. ...
  • 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...
  • As it happened: Australia vs England, 4th ODI 24-01-2014 08:31 AM

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page.) England will be battling to avoid another series whitewash in the fourth one-day game against Australia on Friday, and are rallying round their beleaguered captain. Australia triumphed by seven wickets with 10 overs to spare in the third one-dayer...