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Kohli named ICC, ODI Cricketer of the Year

Kohli named ICC, ODI Cricketer of the Year

DUBAI –  In phenomenal form across formats, lndian captain Virat Kohli on Thursday named the world cricketer of the year, besides bagging the top honour for ODI players in the ICC annual awards, announced here, In the qualification period from September 21, 2016 to the end of 2017. Kohli scored 2,203 Test runs at an

Arjun Tendulkar selected in Mumbai Under-19 Team

Arjun Tendulkar selected in Mumbai Under-19 Team

Sachin Tendulkar’s son Arjun Tendulkar has been selected in the Under-19 team of Mumbai. After the election, now Arjun will take part in JY Lele India Under-19 Invitational ODI tournament, being held in Baroda. Earlier, Arjun played for Mumbai under-14 and under-16 teams.This is the first time Arjun has been selected in the Under-19 Mumbai

Gayle, Samuels returns to West Indies squad for England

Chris Gayle and Marlon Samuels have been returns in the 15-member ODI squad for the series in England. Gayle last played an ODI in the 2015 World Cup quarter-final but returned for West Indies in a Twenty20 against India following an improvement in player and board relations. While Samuels in October 2016.Speaking on their inclusion,

India lose points latest ICC ODI rankings despite series win

India lose points in latest ICC ODI rankings

The ICC released the latest update in their ODI rankings. Despite a 3-1 win over the hosts, India (114) lost two points but stayed put on the No.3 spot, behind South Africa (119) and Australia (117).   India completed a comprehensive win over an insipid West Indian side in the final ODI at Sabina Park, recovering quickly

MS Dhoni scored 64th half-century One-Day International 

MS Dhoni scored his 64th half-century during the fourth One-Day International 

MS Dhoni scored 64th half-century One-Day International. Dhoni, whose 78 not out in the previous game rescued India and helped them score a resounding win, was once again at the forefront, trying to rescue the team after the top order caved in while chasing a meagre 190-run target.India eventually lost to West Indies by 11

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After so long Dhoni became Man of the match in ODI

After so long Dhoni became Man of the match in ODI. Mahendra Singh Dhoni wins the toss in the third ODI against the West Indies. His innings proved to be excellent in every corner of the team and at the end of their innings, the Indian team reached 251. On a difficult wicket for batting,

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Second ODI: Yuvraj, Dhoni propel India to massive 381/6

  Cuttack: Centuries from Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni helped India recover from a poor start to post 381/6 in the second One-Day International (ODI) against England at the Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. The duo added 256 runs between them in 38.2 overs to bring the Indian innings back on track after England

India post 269/6 against New Zealand in final ODI

Visakhapatnam: Electing to bat, India posted 269 for six against New Zealand in the fifth and final One-day International here today. The five-match ODI series is tied at 2-2. Brief scores: India: 269 for six in 50 overs (Rohit Sharma 70, Virat Kohli 65; Trent Boult 2/52).

New Zealand opt to bat against India in fourth ODI

Ranchi: New Zealand skipper Kane Williamsonwon the toss and opted to bat in the fourth and penultimate One-day International against India here today. The hosts have brought in Dhawal Kulkarni in place of Jasprit Bumrah, who is not 100 percent fit, in the playing XI. New Zealand are going in with three spinners, including Ish

India aim to seal series in fourth ODI against New Zealand

  Ranchi: After taking a 2-1 lead in the five-match One-Day International (ODI) series, hosts India will aim to pocket the series when they take on New Zealand in the fourth game at the JSCA International Stadium here on Wednesday. Post the six-run setback in the second ODI in Delhi, India got back to their

Raina hits the nets but will still miss 2nd ODI

New Delhi: Recovering from a bout of viral fever, Suresh Raina was today back in the nets but will miss India’s second one-dayer against New Zealand after the Team management felt that he is still not fit. Raina, who had missed the opening ODI at Dharamsala due to fever, batted for about 45 minutes at

India beat New Zealand by six wickets in First ODI

Dharamsala:  Chasing a modest 191 to win, India defeated New Zealand by six wickets in the first cricket One-day International match at HPCA stadium on Sunday. Opener Tom Latham was top scorer for the Kiwis with his unbeaten 79-run knock while Hardik Pandya (3/31) and Amit Mishra (3/49) took three wickets apiece for the hosts.

South Africa sweep Australia despite Warner heroics

Cape Town: David Warner hit a magnificent century for Australia but could not prevent South Africa from completing a clean sweep by winning the fifth and final one-day international by 31 runs at Newlands. Warner hit 173 off 136 balls but received scant support from his teammates as Australia, chasing South Africa’s 327 for eight,

Dhoni biopic won’t reveal cricketers he wanted ousted from ODI team

New Delhi: The audience won’t get to know the names of three cricketers whom M.S. Dhoni wanted to oust from the Indian cricket team at one point, as the makers of “MS Dhoni: The Untold Story” have decided to do away with their mention from the movie. Director Neeraj Pandey says it was a mutual

Pakistan down to No.9 for first time in ICC ODI rankings

Dubai: Pakistan have dipped to their lowest ever ranking in the International Cricket Council (ICC) One-day Internationals after a disappointing 1-4 loss to England in the recently concluded series. Pakistan started the series on 87 points and are now on 86 points — eight points behind eighth-ranked West Indies as the green brigade lost to

Kohli retains No.2 spot, Rohit slips in ODI rankings

Dubai: India’s Test captain Virat Kohli on Monday retained his second spot while opener Rohit Sharma slipped a place to seventh in the latest One-day International (ODI) cricket batting rankings. Kohli has 813 points, a fair distance behind South African AB de Villiers (887) while compatriot Hashim Amla (778) is third. Rohit has 750 points

England beat Pakistan in 4th ODI, lead series 4-0

Leeds:  England beat Pakistan by four wickets to win the fourth one-day international at Headingley today and so go 4-0 up in the five-match series. England, chasing a target of 248, finished on 252 for six with 12 balls to spare. They were in trouble at 72 for four before a fifth-wicket stand of 103

Australia beat Sri Lanka, clinch ODI series

Dambulla:  John Hastings claimed six wickets before Aaron Finch and George Bailey’s attacking half-centuries powered Australia to a series clinching six-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international here today. Australia rode on Finch’s 19-ball 55 and an unbeaten 90 from Bailey to chase down 213 in 31 overs and take an unassailable

Hales leads record breaking England to Pakistan series win

Nottingham:  Alex Hales’s stunning century provided the platform for England to post the highest ever one-day international total of 444 for three as they beat Pakistan by 169 runs at Trent Bridge. Victory in this day/night clash yesterday gave England an unbeatable 3-0 lead in the five-match series after Pakistan were dismissed for 275 with

Dilshan departs on 42 in his last ODI

Sri Lanka (Dambulla): End of an era, as Dilshan playing his last ODI match against Australia. As he got out, there was huge cheers and handshakes, a raise of the bat to acknowledge the crowd and fluttering Sri Lankan flags to salute a great career defining brutal