Tri Series

  • 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 one-day series begins in Zimbabwe next week, coach Darren Lehmann said Monday. Michael Clarke will lead a 14-man squad to Harare for a two-week 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 one-day squad with a second unbeaten double century in a month against South Africa in an A team fixture on Sunday. The left-hander hit an unbeaten 243 from 440 balls with 26 fours and one six in a drawn four-day match at Townsville...
  • Shane Watson out of Zimbabwe tour, replaced by Phil Hughes August 16, 2014

    Cricket Australia says all-rounder Shane Watson sprained his right ankle after stepping on a ball in training on Saturday and will be replaced by top-order batsman Phil Hughes on the team's limited-overs 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 Clarke-led 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 tri-series also involving South Africa starting later this month. The 14-man limited-overs squad is close to full strength, with Clarke, vice-captain George Bailey, veteran wicketkeeper Brad Haddin, paceman Mitchell Johnson and allrounder Shane...
  • Australia's Coulter-Nile to miss Zimbabwe tour June 25, 2014

    Sydney: Paceman Nathan Coulter-Nile is set to miss Australia's upcoming limited overs tri-series in Zimbabwe as he recovers from a hamstring injury. Coulter-Nile 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 31-year-old 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 run-feasts, 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: Tri-series final, Pretoria August 14, 2013

    Read on for live updates of the tri-series 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, boundary-laden 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 all-time 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 round-robin match of the tri-series 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 Tri-series July 11, 2013

    Port of Spain: West Indies one-day captain Dwayne Bravo has taken the responsibility for his team's ouster from the Tri-nation 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 tri-series 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 fifty-fifty 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...
  • In-form India U-19 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 seven-wicket win over New Zealand in an U-19 Tri-series 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 tri-series July 10, 2013

    From losing two matches in a row to now becoming favourites to win the tri-nation 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 10, 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 rain-marred 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 rain-affected fifth one-day 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 tri-nation 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 Tri-series 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 tri-series in South...
  • Tri-series 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 tri-nation 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 tri-series 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 tri-series 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 Under-19 tri-series July 2, 2013

    Darwin, Australia: The Indian under-19 cricket team produced a fine all-round performance to outplay Australia and notch a 47-run win in its opening match of the ongoing tri-nation 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 tri-series: Lloyd July 1, 2013

    Jamaica: Batting legend Clive Lloyd says West Indies have enough arsenal in their armour to outplay sub-continent giants India and Sri Lanka in the ongoing ODI tri-series in the Caribbean. Lloyd though expressed confidence in the home team's ability to win the tri-series, said the Caribbean bowlers need to show more...
  • Gayle was asked to go for the bonus point: Bravo June 29, 2013

    Kingston: West Indies skipper Dwayne Bravo says he had "sent a message" to Chris Gayle as he was making a mockery of the Sri Lankan attack, asking the opener to try and go for a bonus-point win in the first match of the tri-nation one-day series here. Chasing 209, Gayle eventually...
  • Injured Tillakaratne Dilshan out of tri-series with calf injury June 21, 2013

    Cardiff: Sri Lankan opener Tillkaratne Dilshan will not be part of the upcoming Celkon Mobile Cup in the West Indies after suffering an injury to his right calf during the ICC Champions Trophy semi-final on Thursday. Dilshan hobbled off the Sophia Gardens pitch with strain midway through the fifth over...
  • India name unchanged squad for Caribbean tri-series June 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The BCCI selection committee on Monday put faith in the 15 players currently in England for the 2013 ICC Champions Trophy, naming an unchanged squad for the tri-series to be played in the West Indies from June 28. India have qualified for the Champions Trophy semi-finals after being...
  • Zim crush SA to win T20 tri-series June 24, 2012

    Harare: Zimbabwe crushed favourites South Africa by nine wickets Sunday as the non-cap Twenty20 tri-nations tournament at Harare Sports Club reached a stunning climax. It was the second time in five days that the host nation put their powerful neighbours to the sword in a warm-up event for the ICC...
  • Zimbabwe stun SA in T20 tri-series June 20, 2012

    Harare: Zimbabwe shocked powerful neighbours South Africa by 29 runs at Harare Sports Club Wednesday in the third game of a non-cap Twenty20 tri-nation tournament. The home team posted 176 for 4 off 20 overs and restricted the visitors to 149 in 19.2 overs before a large, delirious crowd used...