Second Odi

  • It will be 'stupid' to write off India despite imposing first ODI win: Duminy December 7, 2013

    Durban: India suffered an embarrassing defeat at the hands of South Africa in the first ODI in Johannesburg, but Proteas' batsman J P Duminy insisted that it would be a folly to write off the visitors in the remainder of the threematch series. South Africa crushed the world number one side...
  • When India didn't need Dhoni and Yuvraj to chase 359 October 17, 2013

    On October 16, 2013, two of oneday cricket's best batsmen Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh sat in the dressing room, almost certain that it will depend on their bats whether India get close to Australia's elephantine 359. But they were wrong. Three young turks of Indian cricket...
  • Persistent rain washes out 2nd SLBangladesh ODI March 25, 2013

    Hambantota: The second oneday international between Sri Lanka and Bangladesh here was abandoned on Monday following persistent rain, which did not allow any play after just five overs had been bowled in the Sri Lankan innings. Sri Lanka were 33 for no loss when rain stopped play and four hours later...
  • Sammy confident Windies can bounce back despite big loss February 1, 2013

    Perth: Darren Sammy's hopes of a rare series win have not been dimmed by a ninewicket hammering in the first ODI here on Friday, but the West Indies captain knows it will be tough for his team to rally. The visitors were bowled out for just 70 after Sammy opted...
  • 2nd ODI, India vs Pakistan: As it happened January 3, 2013

    India were bowled out for 165 as Pakistan took an unassailable 20 lead in the three match series, with the last ODI in Delhi on Jan 6....
  • Dhoni points finger at Hambantota pitch July 25, 2012

    Hambantota: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni blamed the unpredictable pitch for his team's abysmal batting performance in the lost second ODI against Sri Lanka, rejecting suggestions that rash shots led to the stunning collapse. India were last night bowled out for 138 in 33.3 overs their fourthlowest ODI total in...
  • Jayawardene lauds improved Perera July 25, 2012

    Hambantota: Thisara Perera's threewicket haul on Tuesday included wickets of the top scorers from the first ODI Virat Kohli and Virender Sehwag between India and Sri Lanka. That was reason enough for the hosts' skipper Mahela Jayawardene to hail the improvement and confidence his bowling allrounder has shown. The...
  • Morgan is a 'little wizard', says Finn June 30, 2012

    London: Steven Finn is looking forward to seeing "little wizard" Eoin Morgan carry on from where he left off when England face Australia in the second oneday international at The Oval on Sunday. The lefthander's unbeaten 89 at his Lord's home ground on Friday laid the platform for England's 15run...
  • Warner says England attack 'gettable' June 30, 2012

    London: Australia opener David Warner has urged his fellow batsmen to pile the pressure on England's "gettable" attack in the remainder of the archrivals' oneday international series. England who will replace Australia at the top of the 50over rankings if they complete a 50 clean sweep in the series ...
  • 2nd ODI: Will Australia's batsmen bounce back? June 30, 2012

    After losing the first ODI of the fivematch series at Lord's by 15 runs, Australia need to put in a far improved performance to prevent England taking a 20 series lead at The Oval on Sunday. Australia shone in spurts in the first match but faltered during crunch moments. Eoin...
  • Gayle fit to play second England ODI June 19, 2012

    London: West Indies star Chris Gayle has declared himself fit for Tuesday's second oneday international (ODI) against England at The Oval. But the tourists will be without Darren Bravo after the batsman was ruled out of the remainder of the tour with a groin injury. Gayle had been due to make...
  • 2nd ODI: Dilshan, Perera shine in huge win June 9, 2012

    Pallekele: Allrounder Thisara Perera claimed careerbest figures of 6 for 44 to help Sri Lanka comfortably beat Pakistan by 76 runs in the second oneday international and square the series 11 at Pallekele International Stadium on Saturday. After opener Tillakaratne Dilshan slammed his 13th oneday century, Perera ripped through the Pakistan...
  • New Zealand look to clinch series in 2nd ODI February 5, 2012

    Whangarei: Having coasted to a comfortable 90run victory in the first onedayer (ODI) at Dunedin, New Zealand will be looking to settle the issue in their favour when they take on Zimbabwe in the second match of the series at Whangarei on Monday. Zimbabwe's batting failure the other day which...
  • SL aim for massive reversal of fortune January 14, 2012

    East London: Sri Lanka will be looking to put their nightmarish experience at Paarl well behind them when they take on South Africa in the second of five onedayers at East London on Saturday. Earlier on Wednesday, the Lankans crashed to 43 all out to equal the fourth lowest total ever...
  • Pak beat Bangladesh in 2nd ODI to win series December 3, 2011

    Dhaka: Umar Gul took four wickets as Pakistan beat Bangladesh by 76 runs in the second oneday international on Saturday to take an unassailable 20 lead in the threematch series. Gul finished with 4 for 36 after Pakistan won the toss and scored 262 for 7 off 50 overs with Umar...
  • I have always been a capable batsman: Rampaul December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: Ravi Rampaul may have surprised one and all by scoring a 66ball 86 coming in at No. 10, but the West Indies newball bowler himself isn't surprised about his recordbreaking feat. West Indies were bailed out of deep trouble by Lendl Simmons' defiant 78 and Ravi Rampaul's counterattacking 86, as...
  • Mature show by Kohli, Rohit impresses Sehwag December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: Standin India captain Virender Sehwag lavished praise on the young duo of Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma, who guided India to a fivewicket win in the second onedayer against West Indies here on Friday. Kohli scored 117, while Rohit Sharma stayed unbeaten on 90, as the hosts took a 20...
  • Hoping to continue my good run: Kohli December 3, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: He is now dubbed as a matchwinner in the shorter version and Virat Kohli intends to make hay till the sun shines. A superb 117 by Kohli, together with a 90 not out by Rohit Sharma, scripted India's fivewicket win in the second ODI against the West Indies on Friday,...
  • Indian batting needs to stand up in Vizag December 1, 2011

    Visakhapatnam: It wasnt quite the script that most had envisaged at the start of the series, but West Indies have ensured the pressure will be on the Indian batsmen in the second onedayer here on Friday. World champions India have lost only one match at home this year, and they...
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  • Cuttack on high alert before ODI June 18, 2007

    Cuttack: A foolproof security network has been put in place for the second one day international (ODI) between India and West Indies at Cuttack on Wednesday, with the Barabati Stadium and the team hotel being constantly monitored. This even as Indian Cricket coach Greg Chappell was attacked by a political...