Tri Series

  • De Villiers, Du Plessis power South Africa to a 7-wicket win over Australia 1 hour 3 minutes ago

    Harare: AB de Villiers and Faf du Plessis hit centuries in a 206-run partnership as South Africa chased down a formidable 327 to beat Australia by seven wickets on Wednesday. Captain De Villiers was 136 not out to see South Africa to 328-3 and home with 20 balls to spare, a...
  • Zimbabwe dump 'disruptive' seamer Tinashe Panyangara 6 hours 20 minutes ago

    Zimbabwe have axed seamer Tinashe Panyangara from their squad for the one-day international triangular series with South Africa and Australia, accusing the player of being 'disruptive' in the build-up to the tournament. Zimbabwe Cricket confirmed via a statement on Wednesday they had sent the 28-year-old to train with the country's A...
  • Live Score: Australia vs South Africa, Tri-series in Harare 10 hours 1 minutes ago

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) TOSS: South Africa opted to bowl. PLAYING XIs: AUSTRALIA: SOUTH AFRICA: Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in the tri-series opener, exhibiting a greater degree of ruthlessness than South Africa did in...
  • South Africa spinners eye hard-hitting Australia in tri-series 11 hours 40 minutes ago

    South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin options when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Number one-ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198 runs in...
  • Tri-Series: Australia face South Africa after thrashing Zimbabwe Yesterday

    Harare: South Africa will look to extract an advantage from their superior spin stocks when they take on a hard-hitting Australian side in the second match of a triangular series in Harare on Wednesday. Number 1 ranked Australia issued a statement of intent on Monday when they crushed Zimbabwe by 198...
  • Injured Clarke set to miss more matches of triangular series Yesterday

    Australia captain Michael Clarke, sidelined with a hamstring injury, may not be fit until the "back end" of the triangular one-day tournament with Zimbabwe and South Africa, according to stand-in skipper George Bailey. Clarke injured his hamstring at training in Harare and was scratched from Monday's series-opener against Zimbabwe, which Australia...
  • Tri-Series, 1st Match: Australia hammer Zimbabwe by 198 runs 2 days ago

    Harare: Australia made their mark in their first game in Zimbabwe in a decade as they racked up a ground-record score in a huge 198-run win over the home team on Monday to open the triangular one-day series. Some brutal hitting by Australia's batsmen powered them to 350 for 6 -...
  • Unlucky Phillip Hughes snubbed again 2 days ago

    Melbourne: Not for the first time, opener Phillip Hughes finds himself warming the Australian bench despite injured skipper Michael Clarke saying last week that it's not possible for the left-hander to have had a better pre-season campaign. Hughes, who has 26 Tests and 20 ODIs to his name, will not play...
  • Clarke doubtful as Zimbabwe face mighty Australia in triangular opener 2 days ago

    Australia will make a late decision on captain Michael Clarke's fitness for Monday's triangular series opener against Zimbabwe at Harare Sports Club. Clarke tweaked his left hamstring during Australia's first training session on Friday, but jogged several laps on Saturday to lend hope that he may recover in time. However with a...
  • Want to work on bowling skills, says Steve Smith 3 days ago

    Melbourne: Australia's middle-order batsman Steve Smith's World Cup hopes could rest on the quality of his leg-spin bowling. Smith was added to the national squad for the tri-series 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 3 days ago

    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 one-day international against Zimbabwe. Clarke, who has had a five-month layoff since leading Australia to a 2-1 Test series triumph in South...
  • Hamstrung Clarke doubtful for Australia's Zimbabwe opener 4 days ago

    Australia captain Michael Clarke has suffered a hamstring injury during Friday's training in Harare and is doubtful for their first one-day international against Zimbabwe on Monday. Clarke, who has had a five-month rest since leading Australia to the 2-1 Test series triumph in South Africa, experienced pain in his left hamstring...
  • Australia arrive for first Zimbabwe tour in 10 years 5 days ago

    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 1 week ago

    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 14-man squad departed Wednesday for Harare to play a two-week 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 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...