TRI SERIES

  • Wade keen to secure spot in Australia ODI team January 30, 2012

    Sydney: Excited to get a break in the Australian oneday team at the expense of an outofform Brad Haddin, young wicketkeeper Matthew Wade said he will aim to make it tough for the selectors to drop him. "I am really excited to get an opportunity in the oneday format. I'm hoping...
  • Hurt India will come out hard, says Arthur January 30, 2012

    Sydney: Hurt after being whitewashed in the Test series, India would be a "totally different" team in the upcoming Twenty20 internationals and the ODI triseries, Australia coach Mickey Arthur said on Monday. "I think we're going to see a totally different India. There's no doubt in my mind. They're definitely hurting....
  • We'll play differently in ODIs: Raina January 30, 2012

    Sydney: Unfazed by the Test debacle, Indian middleorder batsman Suresh Raina on Monday said his side will play some "different cricket" to give a better account of themselves in the shorter formats starting with a Twenty20 match against Australia here on Wednesday. India lost the Test series 04 but Raina said...
  • Shaun Marsh dropped from ODI squad January 30, 2012

    Melbourne: Shaun Marsh has been dropped from Australia's squad for the first three matches of the trinations limitedovers series against India and Sri Lanka. Marsh, who has struggled for form since rejoining the Test side following injury, makes way for Queensland batsman Peter Forrest, who will make his international debut. "Shaun Marsh...
  • Pattinson declares himself fit for triseries January 27, 2012

    Melbourne: Australian pace sensation James Pattinson, who was ruled out midway through the ongoing Test series against India due to a foot injury, has declared himself fit for the upcoming ODIs saying that he has recovered quicker than expected. The 21yearold, who was suffering from a stressrelated foot injury, said he...
  • Irfan excited to be playing for India again January 19, 2012

    Medium pacer Irfan Pathan has been selected to play for India in the Australia triseries. ...
  • Tiwary ready for Australia challenge January 16, 2012

    Indian batsman Manoj Tiwary is confident of a good show in the ODI triangular series in Australia starting February 5. ...
  • Tendulkar returns for Aus triseries January 15, 2012

    Chennai: After a lot of anticipation, Sachin Tendulkar has been recalled to the 17member oneday international (ODI) squad for the triangular series in Australia, also involving Sri Lanka, which gets underway on February 5. Tendulkar's last ODI came in April 2011, the World Cup final against Sri Lanka. Meanwhile, Irfan Pathan, who...
  • Yuvraj to be fit for Australia triseries January 6, 2012

    New Delhi: India's oneday specialist Yuvraj Singh has said he will be fit for next month's triseries in Australia after recovering from a nonmalignant lung tumour. "I have completely recovered and have been training for the last two weeks. There is absolutely no problem with my fitness," the allrounder told the...
  • Murali says Yuvraj still a top batsman August 30, 2010

    Chennai: India's middleorder batsman Yuvraj Singh is only going through a bad phase in his career and will certainly make an impact in the 2011 World Cup, says legendary Sri Lankan offspinner Muttiah Muralitharan. Speaking on the sidelines of a function here on Monday to felicitate him on his achievement of...
  • India fined for slow overrate in the final August 29, 2010

    Dubai: The Indian cricket team was on Sunday fined for maintaining a slow overrate during their defeat to Sri Lanka in the final of the trination series at Dambulla. Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was fined 40 per cent of his match fee while each of his players were docked 20 per...
  • TriSeries: Bad decisions cost India August 29, 2010

    New Delhi: One of the cricket presenters was jocularly inquiring about Mahendra Singh Dhoni's love affair with opening batsman Dinesh Karthik and ''all rounder'' Javindra Jadeja, before the start of the triseries final between India and Sri Lanka at Dambulla on Saturday! Karthik may have been at the rough end of...
  • TriSeries: Sri Lanka win onesided final August 28, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka rode on Tillakaratne Dilshan's century to clinch the triseries title with an emphatic 74run win over India here on Saturday, ending Mahendra Singh Dhoni's sequence of four consecutive series triumphs on Sri Lankan soil. The hosts first amassed an imposing total of 299 for eight largely built around...
  • SL vs Ind: Final battle between Asian giants August 27, 2010

    New Delhi: Squabbles in an IndiaPakistan match are not like watching an abominable snowman and while the fearsome rivalry has been sent into submission, India's other subcontinent neighbour Sri Lanka has created a stir by managing to needle India and contravene a normally amicable nature to spice up the triseries...
  • Dhoni aiming for a record 'High Five' August 26, 2010

    New Delhi: Winning abroad for India was like Nelson Mandela's long walk to freedom until Ajit Wadekar turned the tables on the invincible Windies in their den and then Kapil's devils pulled global chins towards Indian cricket by winning the Prudential Cup (World Cup) in 1983 in England. Sunil Gavaskar...
  • India can bounce back: Ross Taylor August 24, 2010

    Dambulla: India might be in woeful form right now but New Zealand captain Ross Taylor says the recent poor run would make Mahendra Singh Dhoni's men all the more dangerous when the two sides clash in a doordie encounter of the ODI cricket triseries here on Wednesday. "I think it almost...
  • TriSeries: Crunch time for Team India August 24, 2010

    Dambulla: As India and New Zealand prepare for Wednesday's tie of the triseries competiton in Dambulla, they may well have in mind that it's not the first time that the two teams are going to be involved in a virtual semi final in an ODI tournament in Sri Lanka to...
  • TriSeries: Indian collapse no big deal August 23, 2010

    New Delhi: Thisara Perera knocks over Ishant Sharma and India are all out for 103 in the fifth match of the triseries competition at Dambulla. Sri Lanka reach the victory target in 15.1 overs to inflict India's worst defeat in terms of balls to spare. Not flattering for the number two...
  • Sanga wants DRS to avoid umpiring errors August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: Though India comprehensively lost their triseries match against Sri Lanka here, they were distinctly unlucky to be at the receiving end of at least four dodgy decisions on Sunday. While Yuvraj Singh, the lone Indian batsman who put up a semblance of a fight with 38, appeared to be the...
  • Dhoni delays press conference, media boycotts August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: Indian print media on Sunday boycotted captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni's press conference as he did not turn up despite repeated reminders after his side slumped to a eightwicket loss to Sri Lanka in a cricket triseries match here. After the match, the mediapersons waited for Dhoni for the press conference...
  • Yuvraj's 38 was the only positive: Dhoni August 22, 2010

    Dambulla: India were handed the worst ODI defeat in terms of balls remaining by Sri Lanka here and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni conceded nothing worked right for his side in the triseries match on Sunday except for the fact that Yuvraj Singh returned among runs. "Nothing worked today. We didn't get...
  • McCullum obstructed my way: Sangakkara August 21, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara on Saturday defended his move during the unsavoury collision incident involving New Zealand's Nathan McCullum in Friday's triseries match, saying it was the allrounder who first obstructed his way. "When I was finising the first run, the bowler has to be behind the wicket or...
  • That noball has made us aggressive: Dhoni August 21, 2010

    Dambulla: Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Saturday conceded that the noball controversy in the last triseries match against Sri Lanka has turned his players into a more aggressive lot but the team will take care not to cross the line. "That noball incident really pushes us up to be more...
  • Sangakkara charged with level 2 offence August 20, 2010

    Dambulla: There seems to be no respite for controversyridden Sri Lanka as the hosts were on Friday involved in yet another unsavoury incident with skipper Kumar Sangakkara colliding with New Zealand allrounder Nathan McCullum in a triseries match. The incident happened in the 26.5 over, when after flicking a ball to...
  • Mahela downplays noball incident August 20, 2010

    Dambulla: Former captain Mahela Jayawardene said on Friday that the noball incident, which had threatened to snowball into a major controversy between Sri Lanka and India, was not the worst thing his side had faced and advised the players to move on and focus on their next triseries match on...
  • SLNZ: Replay on Friday, rain abandons play August 19, 2010

    Dambulla: The triseries cricket match between New Zealand and Sri Lanka was called off without a ball being bowled due to persistent rain here on Thursday. The match will have a fresh start on Friday which has been kept as a reserve day. There will also be a fresh toss, the...
  • Fear of defeat led to noball: Sehwag August 18, 2010

    Dambulla: In an apparent taunt to Sri Lankan players who denied him a century in a controversial triseries match at Dambulla, Indian opener Virender Sehwag on Wednesday suggested that the fear of defeat might have prompted them to abandon playing the game the right way. "If we play with energy, poise...
  • TriSeries: How 'low' was Randiv's noball? August 17, 2010

    Dambulla: Sri Lanka Cricket embarrassment, abject apologies and a probe into the Suraj Randiv noball incident have followed a night of contretemps and controversy at Rangiri Stadium. This follows charges that the tall Sri Lankan offspinner Suraj Randiv had been 'shouted instructions' in Sinhalese to deliver a noball to prevent Virender...
  • BCCI not to protest against Randiv noball August 17, 2010

    Mumbai: With Suraj Randiv and Sri Lanka Cricket apologising for the deliberate noball which denied Virender Sehwag a hundred in a triseries match last night, the BCCI on Tuesday decided against pursuing the matter any further. The Board made it clear that it had no intention of lodging a protest with...