One Day Cricket

  • One-day cricket is struggling and irrelevant, says Dravid September 13, 2014

    Mumbai: Former India captain Rahul Dravid on Friday said of the three formats of the game, ODI cricket at present was largely irrelevant and struggling to survive and consequently there should be more tournaments like Champions Trophy or World Cup to give it a proper context. "I think one-day cricket is...
  • ODIs will be history in 3 years: Gilchrist December 13, 2012

    Sydney: Australian cricket great Adam Gilchrist believes the one-day format is on an irreversible slide and will be "history" in three years, a report said on Thursday. The trailblazing wicketkeeper-batsman fears the 50-over game, which has been losing its appeal in Australia since the ascent of Twenty20 cricket, will likely...
  • Uthappa in squad for one-off T20 vs SA March 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Robin Uthappa has been included in the India squad for the one-off Twenty20 International against South Africa, to be played on March 30 at Johannesburg. The 26-year-old is the only change from the squad selected for the Asia Cup, with senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar, who does not play...
  • Sri Lanka aim title blow at struggling Aussies March 7, 2012

    Adelaide: A rejuvenated Sri Lanka will look to exploit the injury problems and bowling woes of Australia when the two teams clash for the CB Series title in the third and last final of the tri-series on Thursday. Just ahead of the decider, Australia have lost skipper Michael Clarke to a...
  • B'desh chief selector quits over interference March 7, 2012

    Dhaka: Bangladesh's chief national selector Akram Khan resigned on Wednesday citing interference in the squad for the forthcoming Asia Cup by the country's cricket board. Bangladesh board president AHM Mustafa Kamal omitted opener Tamim Iqbal, Akram's nephew, reducing the 15-man squad to 14. Tamim, widely regarded as Bangladesh's best batsman,...
  • Pakistan strong contenders for Asia Cup March 7, 2012

    Pakistan are a team which have an element of surprise around them and are known to turn the tide when cornered. A year ago, marred by the infamous spot-fixing scandal, it appeared Pakistan cricket's downfall had started. But their players showed their character and bounced back to script a series...
  • Bravo, Best recalled for Australia ODI series March 7, 2012

    Bridgetown, Barbados: Allrounder Dwayne Bravo and fast bowler Tino Best were recalled to West Indies' 13-player squad on Tuesday for the opening three matches of the one-day international series against Australia. Best, who has played 14 Tests and 12 ODIs since his debut in 2003, hasn't played for West Indies for...
  • Injured Clarke set to miss series final March 7, 2012

    Adelaide: A hamstring injury is hampering Australian captain Michael Clarke's prospects of being fit for this month's tour of the West Indies. Clarke will have scans on his left hamstring, which was strained while making 117 in Australia's loss in the second tri-series final against Sri Lanka in Adelaide on Tuesday. He...
  • Sachin shouldn't wait long to decide: Lawson March 6, 2012

    Mumbai: Former Australian fast bowler Geoff Lawson feels Sachin Tendulkar has got the right to decide when to quit one-day cricket, but says he should not wait too long, as otherwise, the criticism will grow. "In Tests (in Australia), I thought he played the second best after (Virat) Kohli, who probably...
  • Difficult tour, but enjoyable: Tiwary March 4, 2012

    Kolkata: Talented Bengal batsman Manoj Tiwary said that although he did not get a chance to play a single match during India's disastrous tri-series campaign in Australia, but he has grown as a cricketer by spending a good amount of time in the Indian dressing room. "I know it was difficult...
  • Ganguly backs Sachin inclusion in Asia Cup March 2, 2012

    Kolkata: Former captain Sourav Ganguly has backed the Indian selectors' decision to include an out-of form Sachin Tendulkar in the squad for the upcoming Asia Cup. The 39-year-old former ODI opening partner of the Mumbai stalwart was of the view that Tendulkar's inclusion in the squad would help India's cause. "It's a...
  • India out of CB series as SL beat Australia March 2, 2012

    Melbourne: Lasith Malinga sparked a top-order collapse as Sri Lanka claimed a thrilling nine-run win over Australia to book their place in the limited-overs tri-series finals. David Hussey hit 74 runs off 74 balls in a last-gasp attempt to salvage a win for Australia, but was dismissed in the first ball...
  • 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....
  • Ganguly disappointed but backs young India policy February 12, 2008

    Mumbai: Former India captain Sourav Ganguly is disappointed to be dropped from the One-Day team but believes selectors are moving in the right direction by bringing on younger players with an eye on the next World Cup. Ganguly, one of three Indians to score over 10,000 runs in One-Day cricket, was...