TRI SERIES

  • Want to work on bowling skills, says Steve Smith August 24, 2014

    Melbourne: Australia's middleorder batsman Steve Smith's World Cup hopes could rest on the quality of his legspin bowling. Smith was added to the national squad for the triseries in Zimbabwe against the hosts and South Africa, and looks set to add to the one ODI cap he has received in the...
  • Michael Clarke prepared to travel alone to avoid injury August 24, 2014

    Michael Clarke may opt to alter his travel plans for future overseas tours as the Australia captain races against time to recover from a hamstring injury for Monday's first oneday international against Zimbabwe. Clarke, who has had a fivemonth layoff since leading Australia to a 21 Test series triumph in South...
  • Hamstrung Clarke doubtful for Australia's Zimbabwe opener August 23, 2014

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has suffered a hamstring injury during Friday's training in Harare and is doubtful for their first oneday international against Zimbabwe on Monday. Clarke, who has had a fivemonth rest since leading Australia to the 21 Test series triumph in South Africa, experienced pain in his left hamstring...
  • Australia arrive for first Zimbabwe tour in 10 years August 22, 2014

    Harare: The Australia cricket team arrived for its first tour of Zimbabwe in a decade on Thursday, promising to play hard and shrugging off questions over the trip. Australia avoided playing in the troubled southern African country for 10 years from 2004 because of the rule of longtime president Robert Mugabe...
  • Zimbabwe 'not a token tour' for Australia, says Michael Clarke August 20, 2014

    Captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday insisted Australia's visit to Zimbabwe was not a "token tour" or World Cup audition but was all about winning as players return to international action. A 14man squad departed Wednesday for Harare to play a twoweek series that also involves South Africa Australia's first international...
  • Refreshed Aussie cricketers ready for the fray, says Lehmann August 18, 2014

    Brisbane: Australia will be looking to shake off the rust quickly after a long break when their triangular oneday series begins in Zimbabwe next week, coach Darren Lehmann said Monday. Michael Clarke will lead a 14man squad to Harare for a twoweek series that also involves South Africa in Australia's first...
  • Phil Hughes celebrates recall with second double century August 17, 2014

    Phil Hughes celebrated his recall to the Australia oneday squad with a second unbeaten double century in a month against South Africa in an A team fixture on Sunday. The lefthander hit an unbeaten 243 from 440 balls with 26 fours and one six in a drawn fourday match at Townsville...
  • Shane Watson out of Zimbabwe tour, replaced by Phil Hughes August 16, 2014

    Cricket Australia says allrounder Shane Watson sprained his right ankle after stepping on a ball in training on Saturday and will be replaced by toporder batsman Phil Hughes on the team's limitedovers tour of Zimbabwe. Team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said Watson damaged an ankle ligament that ruled him out of the...
  • Mark Vermeulen returns to Zimbabwe training squad August 5, 2014

    Harare: Zimbabwe recalled batsman Mark Vermeulen to their cricket squad on Monday, six years after he was cleared of arson on psychiatric grounds after setting fire to the national union's headquarters and an academy building. Vermeulen was cleared in a court in 2008 despite admitting setting fire two years earlier to...
  • Lyon recalled to Clarkeled Australia ODI squad for Zimbabwe tour August 4, 2014

    Brisbane: Michael Clarke will lead Australia on their first tour to Zimbabwe in a decade for an international triseries also involving South Africa starting later this month. The 14man limitedovers squad is close to full strength, with Clarke, vicecaptain George Bailey, veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, paceman Mitchell Johnson and allrounder Shane...
  • Australia's CoulterNile to miss Zimbabwe tour June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Paceman Nathan CoulterNile is set to miss Australia's upcoming limited overs triseries in Zimbabwe as he recovers from a hamstring injury. CoulterNile underwent surgery on Tuesday and team physiotherapist Alex Kountouris said he was not likely to be ready in time for the matches against South Africa and Zimbabwe....
  • Abhinav Bindra claims third gold in Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Ace Indian shooter Abhinav Bindra added another gold at the Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting and became the first individual to win three gold medals in the event being held at Hague, Netherlands. Beijing Olympics gold medallist Bindra was in roaring form as he clinched the yellow metal in...
  • Abhinav Bindra wins two gold medals in Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting February 7, 2014

    New Delhi: Beijing Olympics gold medalist shooter Abhinav Bindra clinched his second gold medal of the competition at the Inter Shoot Tri series Shooting being held at Hague, Netherlands. The 31yearold Indian had won his first medal in this Tri series competition on Thursday with a qualification score was 613.7. He...
  • Australian seamers bowl India A out for 243 August 14, 2013

    Pretoria: After three runfeasts, India A's big hitters were reigned by an honest Australia A bowling attack in the final of the triangular series at the LC de Villiers Oval on Wednesday. Rohit Sharma and Cheteshwar Pujara were removed early, Suresh Raina was not allowed to flourish and Dinesh Karthik...
  • As it happened, India A vs Australia A: Triseries final, Pretoria August 14, 2013

    Read on for live updates of the triseries final between India A and Australia A at the LC de Villiers Oval in Pretoria. India A have opted to bat. Updates are in order of the latest action; scroll to the bottom of the page for toss and team news. Australia...
  • Shikhar Dhawan's 248 drives India A to 433 for 3 August 12, 2013

    Pretoria: Needing a victory to seal their spot in the triangular final, India A got one foot firmly in the door well, it all but smashed that door down thanks to Shikhar Dhawan's rambunctious, boundaryladen 248 off 150 balls that set South Africa A a massive target of...
  • Shikhar Dhawan smashes 248, misses List A record August 12, 2013

    Pretoria: Shikhar Dhawan came within 21 runs of breaking the alltime highest individual score in List A cricket, smashing 248 off 150 balls in a ferocious display of hitting at the LC de Villiers Oval on Monday. Dhawan's outstanding innings contained 30 fours and seven sixes as South Africa A's...
  • Finch century in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A August 10, 2013

    Pretoria: Captain Aaron Finch's 119 went in vain as South Africa A beat Australia A by 19 runs in a roundrobin match of the triseries here on Saturday. Opener Finch ran out of partners and he was the last man out in Australia A's run chase of 253 for a win....
  • Dwayne Bravo takes blame for West Indies' exit from Triseries July 11, 2013

    Port of Spain: West Indies oneday captain Dwayne Bravo has taken the responsibility for his team's ouster from the Trination series and admitted that he is yet to get accustomed to his new role, which reflected on his side's performance in the tournament. On Tuesday, India beat Sri Lanka by 81...
  • India vs Sri Lanka: what shapes up the triseries final July 11, 2013

    World champions India scripted a revival just in time to book a place in the Celkon Mobile Cup final on Thursday. A fiftyfifty record in the tournament two wins and two defeats isn't inspiring going into the decider, but India came back from two defeats in a row...
  • Inform India U19 side beat New Zealand for fourth win July 10, 2013

    Darwin: Medium pacer Deepak Hooda (3/26) led an impressive Indian bowling performance that paved the way for an easy sevenwicket win over New Zealand in an U19 Triseries match, here Wednesday. Already in the final, this was India's fourth consecutive victory and will take on Australia in the title clash on...
  • Having turned it around, India now favourites to win the triseries July 10, 2013

    From losing two matches in a row to now becoming favourites to win the trination series, India have turned their fortunes around in the Caribbean like the champions are known to do. The reigning World Cup and Champions Trophy winners beat Sri Lanka in the last league game of the Celkon...
  • As it happened: India vs Sri Lanka, Celkon Mobile Cup, Match 6 July 9, 2013

    Live updates from Game 6 of the Celkon Mobile Cup 2013 played between India and West Indies at Port of Spain. Sri Lanka's win over West Indies on Tuesday ensured that all three teams are still in the fray to reach the final. But an Indian win today will ensure them a...
  • Sri Lanka beat West Indies by 39 runs in rainmarred match July 9, 2013

    Port of Spain: Kumar Sangakkara struck an unbeaten 90 and captain Angelo Mathews starred with bat and ball Monday as Sri Lanka defeated West Indies by 39 runs in the rainaffected fifth oneday international of the Celkon Mobile Cup. Sangakkara lashed six fours and a six in 95 balls as the...
  • Sammy laments bad bowling show against India July 6, 2013

    Port of Spain: West Indies allrounder Darren Sammy has blamed the massive defeat to India in the Celkon Mobile Cup trination series match here on the team's lackluster bowling, saying that it was the only area where the hosts went wrong. While lauding Indian skipper Virat Kohli, who struck a fine...
  • Shahbaz Nadeem to use India A chance to book Team India berth July 6, 2013

    Jamshedpur: Jharkhand Ranji team skipper Shahbaz Nadeem, who was selected in the India A team for the upcoming Triseries in South Africa, said he would use this opportunity to book a berth in senior national side. "I will try to put up my best performance in the upcoming triseries in South...
  • Triseries matches at Trinidad sold out July 3, 2013

    Port of Spain: Tickets have been sold out for the remaining matches of the Celkon Mobile Cup trination ODI series at Queen's Park Oval in Trinidad, officials of the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) have disclosed. WICB officials say no tickets are left for any of the games and that ticket...
  • Holder replaces injured Rampaul in West Indies team for triseries July 2, 2013

    Kingston: Pacer Ravi Rampaul was on Tuesday replaced by Jason Holder in the West Indies cricket team for the second leg of the ODI triseries against India and Sri Lanka after he sprained his ankle in the opening game. West Indies, who have beaten both India and Sri Lanka in their...
  • India beat Australia in Under19 triseries July 2, 2013

    Darwin, Australia: The Indian under19 cricket team produced a fine allround performance to outplay Australia and notch a 47run win in its opening match of the ongoing trination series at Marrara Oval here on Tuesday. India's bowlers got the better of Australia, sparking a dramatic collapse late in the day. Australia...
  • West Indies can do well against India, SL in triseries: Lloyd July 1, 2013

    Jamaica: Batting legend Clive Lloyd says West Indies have enough arsenal in their armour to outplay subcontinent giants India and Sri Lanka in the ongoing ODI triseries in the Caribbean. Lloyd though expressed confidence in the home team's ability to win the triseries, said the Caribbean bowlers need to show more...