Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe - 1st ODI

Author: Shreyas
16 Jan 2022 02:27:01
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Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe - 1st ODI of the 3-Match ODI series, at Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 

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1. VENUE AND PITCH INFO 

Venue - Pallekele International Cricket Stadium 

(i) Total Matches - ODIs

Overall - 25

Avg 1st Innings - 248
Avg 2nd Innings - 202

Highest total - 363/7 (South Africa vs Sri Lanka - 5th August'2018)

Matches won batting first - 10
Matches won batting second - 15

(ii) Performance of both teams on this ground 

SL - 23 - 11w/12l
ZIM - 2 - 0w/2l

(iii) Top Performers on this venue from the current squads - T20s

SL

Dinesh Chandimal - 8th highest run scorer (291), Avg (24.25) - 14M/13I
Dasun Shanaka - 19th highest run scorer (165), Avg (41.25) - 4M/4I


ZIM

No Records Yet


(iv) Recent Matches on this venue 

1) Sri Lanka vs West Indies - 1st March'2020
307/10 vs 301/9 (SL won by 6 runs)

Pacers - 8w+5w=13w
Spinners - 1w+1w=2w

2) Sri Lanka vs England - 20th October'2018
273/7 vs 132/2 (ENG won by 18 runs - DLS)

Pacers - 2w+0w=2w
Spinners - 3w+2w=5w

3) Sri Lanka vs England - 17th October'2018
150/9 vs 153/3 (ENG won by 7 wkts)

Pacers - 3w+2w=5w
Spinners - 4w+1w=5w

4) Sri Lanka vs South Africa - 8th August'2018 
306/7 vs 187/9 (SL won by 3 runs - DLS)

Pacers - 4w+6w=10w
Spinners - 3w+2w=5w

5) South Africa vs Sri Lanka - 5th August'2018 
363/7 vs 285/10 (SA won by 78 runs)

Pacers - 6w+8w=14w
Spinners - 1w+2w=3w

6) Sri Lanka vs India - 27th August'2017
217/9 vs 218/4 (IND won by 6 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+2w=8w
Spinners - 2w+2w=4w

7) Sri Lanka vs India - 24th August'2017
236/8 vs 231/7 (IND won by 3 wkts - DLS)

Pacers - 5w+0w=5w
Spinners - 3w+7w=10w

8) Sri Lanka vs Australia - 4th September'2016
195/10 vs 199/5 (AUS won by 5 wkts)

Pacers - 6w+3w=9w
Spinners - 4w+2w=6w


SUMMARY 

Pacers 
1st Innings - 40w
2nd Innings - 26w

Spinners 
1st Innings - 21w
2nd Innings - 19w

Overall
66w:40w (Pacers:Spinners)


(v) Toss Based Analysis on this venue

Sri Lanka (SL)

1. Dasun Shanaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 13(17), 65(34)&1w, 21(10), 66(66)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Kusal Mendis 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 33(36), 19(48), 1(10), 14(13), 0(1), 5(14), 55(48)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 31(34)

3. Pathum Nissanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Dinesh Chandimal 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3), 36(71), 34(42), 33(47)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 23(25)

5. Minod Bhanuka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Charith Asalanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Chamika Karunaratne 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Kamindu Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Maheesh Theekshana 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Ramesh Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Praveen Jayavickrama 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Dushmantha Chameera 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w

13. Nuwan Pradeep 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 1w

14. Nuwan Thushara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Jeffrey Vandersay 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Chamika Gunasekara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Shiran Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Ashen Bandara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

19. Pulina Tharanga 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

20. Nimesh Vimukthi 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

21. Ashian Daniel 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

22. Asitha Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

23. Vishwa Fernando 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 


Zimbabwe (ZIM)

1. Craig Ervine 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 52(82)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 17(21)

2. Ryan Burl
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Regis Chakabva 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0(6)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 35(61)

4. Tendai Chatara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

5. Luke Jongwe
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Takudzwanashe Kaitano
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Clive Madande
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Wesley Madhvere 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Wellington Masakadza 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Tinotenda Mutombodzi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Blessing Muzarabani 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Richard Ngarava
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Sikander Raza
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

14. Milton Shumba
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Sean Williams
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 


2. HEAD TO HEAD 

(i) Overall
55 - 44w/11l (In favour of SL) - Last played in 2018)

(ii) Last 5 Matches
5 - 3w/2l (In favour of ZIM)

(iii) On This Venue
1 - 1w/0l (In favour of SL)

(iv) Recent Head to Head Matches 

1) Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka - 21st January'2018
198/10 vs 202/5 (SL won by 5 wkts)

Blessing Muzarabani - 3w
Tendai Chatara - 1w
Dinesh Chandimal - 38(71)*
Kusal Mendis - 36(44)
Nuwan Pradeep - 3w

2) Zimbabwe vs Sri Lanka - 17th January'2018
290/6 vs 278/10 (ZIM won by 12 runs)

Sikander Raza - 81(67)* & 1w
Tendai Chatara - 4w
Blessing Muzarabani - 1w
Dinesh Chandimal - 34(33)

3) Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe - 10th July'2017 
203/8 vs 204/7 (ZIM won by 3 wkts)

Dushmantha Chameera - 19(31)*
Sikander Raza - 27(27)* & 3w
Tendai Chatara - 1w
Sean Williams - 1w

4) Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe - 8th July'2017 
300/6 vs 219/6 (ZIM won by 4 wkts - DLS)

Dushmantha Chameera - 1w
Craig Ervine - 69(55)*
Sikander Raza - 1w
Tendai Chatara - 1w


ON THIS VENUE 

1) Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe - 10th March'2011
327/6 vs 188/10 (SL won by 139 runs)

Regis Chakabva - 35(61)
Craig Ervine - 17(21)


(v) Top Performers from current squads when both these sides meet

SL

Kusal Mendis - 28th highest run scorer (220), Avg (31.42) - 10M/9I

Nuwan Pradeep - 32nd highest wicket taker (7), Avg (21), SR (31.7) - 5M/5I


ZIM

Sikander Raza - 26th highest run scorer (237), Avg (47.40) - 10M/10I
Craig Ervine - 29th highest run scorer (212), Avg (19.27) - 14M/13I
Sean Williams - 33rd highest run scorer (193), Avg (21.44) - 11M/10I

Tendai Chatara - 21st highest wicket taker (11), Avg (26), SR (28.3) - 7M/7I


(vi) Toss Based Analysis (H2H) - 2015 onwards

Sri Lanka (SL)

1. Dasun Shanaka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

2. Kusal Mendis 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 86(80), 0(1), 1(8)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 12(8)*, 0(1), 28(25)*, 0(4), 36(44)

3. Pathum Nissanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Dinesh Chandimal 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 34(33), 38(71)*

5. Minod Bhanuka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Charith Asalanka
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Chamika Karunaratne 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Kamindu Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Maheesh Theekshana 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Ramesh Mendis
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Praveen Jayavickrama 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Dushmantha Chameera 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 1w, 19(31)*&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 0w, 0w, 0w

13. Nuwan Pradeep 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 1w, 3w

14. Nuwan Thushara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Jeffrey Vandersay 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

16. Chamika Gunasekara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

17. Shiran Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

18. Ashen Bandara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

19. Pulina Tharanga 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

20. Nimesh Vimukthi 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

21. Ashian Daniel 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

22. Asitha Fernando
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

23. Vishwa Fernando 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 


Zimbabwe (ZIM)

1. Craig Ervine 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 0(2), 22(41), 16(24), 2(9), 2(5)
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 18(23), 69(55)*, 2(6)

2. Ryan Burl
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(14)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

3. Regis Chakabva 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

4. Tendai Chatara 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 2w, 0w, 4w, 1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 2w, 1w, 1w

5. Luke Jongwe
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

6. Takudzwanashe Kaitano
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

7. Clive Madande
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

8. Wesley Madhvere 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

9. Wellington Masakadza 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

10. Tinotenda Mutombodzi
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

11. Blessing Muzarabani 
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1w, 3w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

12. Richard Ngarava
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

13. Sikander Raza
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 1(3)&0w, 8(17)&0w, 25(17)*&0w, 81(67)*&1w, 9(12)&0w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 67(56)*&0w, 10(10)&1w, 27(27)*&3w

14. Milton Shumba
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 

15. Sean Williams
1st Batting/2nd Bowling - 9(22), 13(19)&0w, 43(47)&1w
2nd Batting/1st Bowling - 65(69)&1w, 6(9)&0w, 2(7)&1w


4. SQUAD INFO WITH DETAILING 

A) SRI LANKA (SL) SQUAD: 

Probable XI

1) Pathum Nissanka - LHB
Last 10 - 42, 0, 1, 12, 1, 73, 66, 56, 3, 51, 1, 72

2) Dinesh Chandimal - RHB, Offbreak, WK
Last 10 - 2, 44*, 6, 44, 36, 65*, 28, 26, 26*, 2, 2

3) Kusal Mendis - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 39, 85, 9, 35, 64, 44, 15*, 16, 4, 15

4) Charith Asalanka - LHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 14r 0w, 4, 28r 1w, 44*, 21r 0w, 42, 6r 1w, 5, 10r 0w, 19, 68

5) Dasun Shanaka - RHB, RM
Last 10 - 4*, 1, 6, 16, 37, 38, 13, 24r 1w, 1r 0w, 2w

6) Ramesh Mendis - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 0r 0w, 41r 2w, 0w, 7r 0w, 8r 1w, 33*, 1w, 14r 0w, 22r 3w

7) Chamika Karunaratne - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 75r 1w, 10r 1w, 0, 8r 0w, 0, 12r 1w, 13, 12r 2w, 18r 0w, 8r 0w

8) Dushmantha Chameera - RHB, RF
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 1w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 15r 3w, 2w, 0w, 0w

9) Praveen Jayavickrama - RHB, LAO
Last 10 - 2w, 2w, 0w, 4w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w

10) Nuwan Pradeep - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 3w, 1w, 3w, 0w

11) Maheesh Theekshana - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 3w, 0w, 4w, 0w, 3w, 1w


BENCH 

12) Kamindu Mendis - LHB, Offbreak, LAO
Last 10 - 13r 0w, 2r 0w, 8r 1w, 0w, 7r 3w, 9r 1w, 32r 1w, 17r 0w, 12r 0w, 19r 2w

13) Minod Bhanuka - LHB, WK
Last 10 - 6, 8, 20, 8*, 1*, 7, 27, 74, 8*, 1

14) Shiran Fernando - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 17r 0w, 23r 2w, 12, 8r 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w, 0w

15) Chamika Gunasekara - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 6w, 0w, 1w, 16r 0w, 10, 0w, 0w, 2w

16) Jeffrey Vandersay - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 1w, 6w, 1w, 3w, 5w, 20r 3w, 14r 5w, 5w, 1w, 0w

17) Nuwan Thushara - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 5w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 0w, 2w, 1w, 0w


STANDBY PLAYERS
(They will join the squad only in case of player unavailability due to any reason, until then they aren't available for selection in the Playing XI)

18) Ashen Bandara - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 9, 18, 2*, 4r 1w, 42, 0, 29, 46, 30*

19) Ashian Daniel - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 0w, 22r 2w, 5w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 0w, 2w

20) Asitha Fernando - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 0w, 1w, 1w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 0w

21) Vishwa Fernando - RHB, LFM
Last 10 - 30r 0w, 0w, 0w, 2w, 0w, 4w, 0w, 1w, 0w, 2w, 2w, 1w, 5w, 0w

22) Nimesh Vimukthi - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 3w, 1w, 12r 2w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 11r 1w, 3r 1w, 3r 2w, 6w

23) Pulina Tharanga - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 4r 0w, 1w, 14r 0w, 0w, 5r 2w, 2w, 31r 0w, 11r 2w, 55r 1w, 0w

Safe C/VC choices
Charith Asalanka, Dasun Shanaka


B) ZIMBABWE (ZIM) SQUAD: 

Probable XI

1) Regis Chakabva - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 35, 27, 3, 122, 40*, 13, 18, 6, 99, 24, 25, 8

2) Wessley Madhvere - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 39, 19r 1w, 0r 0w, 19r 2w, 3r 1w, 53r 1w, 9r 2w, 2w, 73r 3w, 0r 0w, 36r 1w, 39r 1w

3) Sean Williams - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 4r 0w, 26r 0w, 6r 1w, 10r 1w, 56r 5w, 56r 2w, 86r 3w, 7r 1w, 4r 2w, 0r 0w

4) Craig Ervine - LHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 10, 49*, 15, 12, 99*, 4, 0, 118, 0, 183, 55*

5) Sikander Raza - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 2r 0w, 0w, 36r 1w, 2r 1w, 27r 2w, 56r 1w, 0r 3w, 13r 2w, 60*, 49r 1w

6) Ryan Burl - LHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 0w, 20r 0w, 29r 2w, 26r 2w, 8r 2w, 56r 2w, 14r 0w, 4r 0w, 0r 0w, 17r 2w

7) Takudzwanashe Kaitano - RHB, Offbreak 
Last 10 - 43, 78, 16, 5, 43, 4, 73, 5, 13, 46*
/
Tinotenda Mutombodzi/Clive Madande 

8) Wellington Masakadza - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 10r 0w, 2w, 26, 2w, 58r 1w, 27r 1w, 22r 1w, 36r 1w, 16r 1w, 64r 0w

9) Richard Ngarava - LHB, LFM 
Last 10 - 1w, 2w, 2w, 0w, 16r 2w, 1w, 3w, 1w, 1w, 13r 2w, 3w, 1w, 2w

10) Luke Jongwe - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 32r 0w, 0w, 1w, 2w, 1w, 14r 1w, 0w, 10r 2w, 42r 1w, 4

11) Blessing Muzarabani - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 1w, 0w, 5w, 0w, 11r 2w, 3w, 8r 2w, 6r 3w, 20r 1w, 12r 1w


BENCH 

12) Tendai Chatara - RHB, RFM
Last 10 - 3w, 0w, 1w, 3w, 0w, 4w, 4w, 1w, 68r 0w, 4w, 13r 2w

13) Clive Madande - RHB, WK
Last 10 - 45, 0, 75, 12, 25, 16, 8, 20, 19*

14) Tinotenda Mutombodzi - RHB, Legbreak 
Last 10 - 43, 4, 71, 52*, 5, 93, 122, 54, 0, 4

15) Milton Shumba - LHB, LAO
Last 10 - 1r 0w, 11, 14, 68, 17r 0w, 48r 0w, 11r 0w, 7r 0w, 1r 3w, 10r 0w

Safe C/VC choices
Sean Williams, Sikander Raza


Differential GL C/VC choices 

SL - Maheesh Theekshana, Kusal Mendis, Ramesh Mendis, Pathum Nissanka
Risky - Dushmantha Chameera, Dinesh Chandimal 

ZIM - Craig Ervine, Luke Jongwe, Blessing Muzarabani, Regis Chakbva
Risky - Ryan Burl, Richard Ngarava 


My Fantasy Team (SL)
(Pre Toss)

Wk - Chakabva, Chandimal
Bat - Nissanka, Ervine, Asalanka
AR - Raza, Williams, Shanaka
Bowl - Chameera, Theekshana, Muzarabani 

Options - Jongwe, Ngarava, Kusal Mendis, R Mendis

GL Picks - Masakadza, Jayavickrama/Vandersay, Karunaratne 

 

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"I told our physio and doctor, 'if this was a World Cup final, how would I react'?"
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It is understood that Shahbaz Ahmed and Shreyas Iyer have been called up to the squad
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 14:10:48
Heather Knight, however, has said that the Indians hadn't warned the batter and were "lying" about it
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 04:39:26
India captain also throws weight behind Harshal and Bumrah, and is confident the team will get over their death-over woes
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:52:08
Says he "did not how to cope" with missing out for India, but having time off because of injury helped him get into a better bowling rhythm
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 13:09:57
Rachin Ravindra, Joe Carter score fifties but find little support from others as India A romp home with 16 overs to spare
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:12:21
Jaiswal appeared to be consistently sledging South Zone batter Ravi Teja
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 10:14:08
Set a huge target of 529, South Zone were all out for 234 in the first session of the fifth day
Mon, 26 Sep 2022 05:13:53
Cameron Green, Tim David's fifties in vain as India hunt down 187-run target
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 07:56:16
England players express disappointment with final act of Lord's ODI
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 16:27:06
South Zone's batting crumbled around Rohan Kunnummal's 93 in the chase
Sun, 25 Sep 2022 11:53:22
"I have to [keep my emotions in check] because I can't come with emotion on the cricket field - my character is ruthless"
Fri, 30 Sep 2022 07:57:18
England were nine down and needed 17 off 39 when Deepti ran the non-striker out
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 09:13:38
"It was the first T20 World Cup, so no one knew what it was about"
Sat, 24 Sep 2022 08:23:48
The two teams will hope to give their T20 World Cup plans a little more shape in the deciding game in Hyderabad
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:50:09
Opener attacks Sai Kishore and K Gowtham to put South Zone under pressure on day three in Coimbatore
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 21:08:25
Wade and Zampa put up a fight, but Australia couldn't overcome disadvantage of batting first in truncated game
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 13:11:46
"Let that [women's IPL] announcement happen officially, and then I will decide," she says of the future
Fri, 23 Sep 2022 06:01:17
Will Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah be re-elected given they are now eligible for an extra term? Also on the agenda: ICC tax matters
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 17:39:00
Three-fors from Unadkat and Atit Sheth ensured West Zone were still in the game at stumps on day two
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 14:49:35
"I am bowling well and getting wickets again, so definitely looking forward to their call when they want my services"
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 12:45:47
Bumrah, if fully fit, could replace Umesh in the XI, while Australia are likely to remain unchanged
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 10:53:32
The BCCI is also launching a girls' Under-15 one-day tournament from this season
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 05:11:12
The top-order trio of Jaiswal, Panchal and Rahane fell for single-digit scores to the South Zone quicks
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 03:29:03
India captain confirms series finale will be veteran fast bowler's international swansong
Thu, 22 Sep 2022 03:07:24
England fall well short in pursuit of 334 and bid to prevent dead rubber at Lord's
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 15:28:40
Hazlewood remains the No. 1-ranked T20I bowler after picking up two wickets in the Mohali T20I
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 12:28:42
The dates the 2023 final are not public yet, but ESPNcricinfo understands it will be held before the Ashes
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 07:56:29
Taniya Bhatia and Simran Bahadur are the standby players for the squad of 15
Wed, 21 Sep 2022 09:33:19
The top four teams on the table will advance to semi-finals; tournament final slated for October 15
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 18:30:58
Bumrah-less India pay for lax fielding and death bowling as Rahul and Hardik's fifties go in vain
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 13:37:04
They will join the Ajinkya Rahane-led squad for the Duleep Trophy final against South Zone in Coimbatore
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 11:22:26
She has also moved to No. 7 among ODI batters, while Harmanpreet has gained in both the T20I and ODI tables too
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 17:08:32
"The most important thing for the player in the dressing room is what his captain, what his coach, and what his players think of him"
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 09:50:15
Australia are expected to hand a T20I cap to Tim David, while Pant has something to prove for India
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 14:12:12
Joe Carter's fourth-innings century in vain for New Zealand A in Bengaluru
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 15:31:30
He says the backing from the team management has helped "take a bit of pressure off" as he makes a return to India's squad
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 11:52:13
"There is no confusion. We are very clear about what KL brings to us," Rohit says
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 02:59:37
The hosts were 94 for 5 and 128 for 6 before a late-order rally took them up towards a decent score but it wasn't enough
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 08:08:30
The fast bowler, who has sustained a groin injury, will be replaced by Rishi Dhawan in the India A squad
Tue, 20 Sep 2022 13:55:50
Shami who is part of India's squad to face Australia on Tuesday has not travelled with the team to Mohali, the venue of the first T20I
Sat, 17 Sep 2022 09:02:38
The Impact Player concept is set to offer teams greater tactical flexibility than the BBL's X-Factor rule
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 05:21:58
He has returned to begin his treatment and rehabilitation at the NCA in Bengaluru
Mon, 19 Sep 2022 09:05:43
Prithvi Shaw, Ruturaj Gaikwad, KS Bharat, Umran Malik, Shahbaz Ahmed, Rahul Tripathi, Kuldeep Yadav, among others, are in the squad
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 15:35:09
"I look forward to the challenge and respect the need for results"
Thu, 15 Sep 2022 17:12:40
Modern day greats advise bowlers to use the bounce to their advantage
Fri, 16 Sep 2022 11:04:47
Batter highlights, quite eloquently, the challenges of shifting from white-ball cricket to red-ball cricket
Sun, 18 Sep 2022 17:25:22
Simon Katich takes over as head coach at MI Cape Town in the SA20 league, Hashim Amla named batting coach
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 15:02:07
Court to allow consecutive two consecutive terms of three years at BCCI and state separately
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 14:07:18
The batter has obtained an NOC to play in overseas T20 leagues
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 09:57:28
Smith, Starc, Henry and Boult have gained at the end of the Australia vs New Zealand ODI series
Wed, 14 Sep 2022 17:34:20
Jayawardene appointed head of performance for the three teams, Zaheer becomes head of cricket development
Tue, 13 Sep 2022 14:38:21
A key reform the board wants reviewed is the mandatory cooling-off period for its office-bearers
Tue, 13 Sep 2022 10:34:26
India quick Renuka moved up by five slots to 13th, batters Dunkley and Capsey also gained in the latest ranking update
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 17:56:40
The keeper-batter on an official India debut: "There are no shortcuts to get there"
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 20:52:27
Arshdeep Singh, Deepak Hooda and Axar Patel part of the squad going to Australia in October
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 17:20:00
India vice-captain, who has been on the road since the start of 2022, is looking for a break so she can be fit and ready for her national team
Mon, 12 Sep 2022 08:14:28
The weather might not have allowed for much cricket, but for spectators at the venue, it was a rare chance to get up close to the cricketers
Sun, 11 Sep 2022 12:46:43
"The level is higher, so we have to work hard on skills and I hope next year we come back stronger," says NE captain Zhimomi
Sun, 11 Sep 2022 05:28:41
India struggled their way to 132 after being asked to bat, found it difficult to field, and had Radha Yadav injured while diving
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 06:56:30
"Playing back to back does take a mental toll, and it is good to take a break at times than pushing too hard"
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 06:45:40
Batter's focus is back on playing good shots instead of strike-rates and six-hitting and he credits Rohit for giving him the space to figure that out
Fri, 09 Sep 2022 03:32:58
Having broken a run of 1021 days without a century for India, Virat Kohli was elated and grateful - and a tad surprised to have ended this phase in the shortest format
Fri, 09 Sep 2022 05:54:14
Afghanistan wore a dazed look playing less than 24 hours after the heartbreak against Pakistan
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 11:43:03
Ireland, Scotland, Namibia, UAE and Netherlands are set to play at the iconic MCG for potentially the first time
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 12:38:40
Both teams will be hurting from their early exit in the tournament, with little but pride and game time to be accrued on Thursday
Thu, 08 Sep 2022 02:43:05
Former coach thinks India should have taken another seamer to the Asia Cup, to cover for situations like Avesh Khan's illness
Sat, 10 Sep 2022 12:10:51
Middle-order batter had missed a chunk of IPL and 2021-22 Ranji Trophy knockouts for Mumbai due to a hamstring injury
Wed, 07 Sep 2022 11:39:33
Sri Lanka's Pathum NIssanka moves to ninth, India captain Rohit Sharma jumps to 13th
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