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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He has been fined 100% of his match fee for a Level 1 breach of the IPL's Code of Conduct during the game against Delhi Capitals
Mon, 29 Apr 2024 03:21:34 GMT
Despite a slowdown that saw them make only 145 for 7, India managed to hold off Bangladesh easily
Sun, 28 Apr 2024 02:31:43 GMT
RCB are coming off a morale-boosting win against Sunrisers, but they still have a lot to do if they're to make the playoffs
Sat, 27 Apr 2024 19:03:34 GMT
The defending champions are coming off two successive defeats and are in danger of slipping down the table
Tue, 23 Apr 2024 09:16:41 GMT
Ponting said Pant had been a little apprehensive early in the season but has "gotten better and better every game"
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 16:06:47 GMT
Michael Hussey, CSK's batting coach, said the rule had made IPL games "fun" to watch, but admitted that it's "scary" from a bowler's point of view
Mon, 22 Apr 2024 12:05:49 GMT
The table toppers will fancy their chances against a Mumbai attack that, barring Jasprit Bumrah, has largely looked toothless
Sat, 20 Apr 2024 12:57:04 GMT
The wicketkeeper-batter has excelled in the finisher's role in the IPL in the last three seasons, and is back in the reckoning after a stellar show for RCB
Thu, 18 Apr 2024 10:51:14 GMT
The two teams last played a bilateral series in 2012-13, when Pakistan visited India
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:58:29 GMT
Left-arm spinner Radha and allrounder Hemalatha return to the squad, Rodrigues misses out due to back niggle
Tue, 16 Apr 2024 12:13:19 GMT
These are two very different teams, but they're similar in how innovative they can be in tactical terms
Fri, 12 Apr 2024 10:35:46 GMT
"When you take a break, people gossip about it a lot. But I feel it's important to understand not everything is in players' hands," Kishan says
Tue, 09 Apr 2024 09:47:14 GMT
CSK's new leader reflects in the early stages of this year's IPL and how he does not believe he is batting any differently
Sat, 06 Apr 2024 17:50:12 GMT
RCB batter says it hasn't been a conscious decision to bat at a higher tempo this IPL season
Thu, 04 Apr 2024 06:30:21 GMT
The Australia allrounder reflects on his first-hand experience of facing new pace sensation Mayank Yadav
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 17:00:04 GMT
Cricket Association of Bengal to host Bengal Pro T20 - for men and women - in June this year
Tue, 02 Apr 2024 12:45:19 GMT
"It's just trying to find a window as to when you actually play that," says Cricket Victoria CEO Nick Cummins
Mon, 01 Apr 2024 10:36:19 GMT
Who's in and who's out? A former T20 World Cup winner dons the selector's hat
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 15:12:47 GMT
KKR have brought in 16-year old Afghanistan offspinner Allah Ghazanfar
Thu, 28 Mar 2024 10:53:01 GMT
The Andhra Cricket Association had said earlier in the day that Vihari hadn't responded to the notice
Wed, 27 Mar 2024 10:47:40 GMT
CA would offer Australian venues if the BCCI and PCB show any desire to restart bilateral relations
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 13:40:13 GMT
Australia have not played a women's Test at the MCG since 1949. They will also host T20Is against England at Adelaide Oval and the SCG
Tue, 26 Mar 2024 11:19:44 GMT
Australia will also host Pakistan for white-ball cricket in November while schedule has also been drawn up to boost the BBL
Sun, 24 Mar 2024 04:58:43 GMT
Following this hike, players in the top experience bracket (40-plus first-class caps) stand to earn INR 120,000 per day
Sat, 23 Mar 2024 02:23:49 GMT
Head coach says it was Dhoni's decision to step down from the captaincy after a "lot of consideration"
Thu, 21 Mar 2024 13:55:06 GMT
MS Dhoni had been CSK's captain throughout their time at the IPL, except for a brief period in 2022 when Ravindra Jadeja took over
Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:06:13 GMT
Sri Lanka fast bowler picked up a hamstring injury earlier this month
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 14:06:49 GMT
MI captain says he hasn't met with his predecessor Rohit Sharma yet but foresees no issues
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 12:50:53 GMT
India seamer impressed in short spell in 2023 season and is set to return for final five games
Mon, 18 Mar 2024 07:20:32 GMT
"The feeling hasn't sunk in, maybe it'll take time," says the captain after leading her side to the WPL title
Sat, 16 Mar 2024 12:43:06 GMT
Titans coach also admits he couldn't have done much to convince Hardik against moving to Mumbai
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 15:42:41 GMT
The Mumbai captain credited his coach Omkar Salvi for creating a vision focussed on player fitness and freedom
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 13:54:30 GMT
Kotian and Deshpande broke Vidarbha's resistance on the fifth afternoon
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:06:02 GMT
Iyer did not field on Wednesday because of back pain, but it was understood that he would field on Thursday after receiving treatment
Thu, 14 Mar 2024 05:20:42 GMT
The England batter was part of the Delhi Capitals squad, having been bought for INR 4 crore at the auction in December
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 14:13:53 GMT
Although Nair fell for 74 in the last session of the day, Wadkar stayed unbeaten on 56
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 13:51:50 GMT
Josh Hazlewood has risen to No. 2, while Kuldeep Yadav has achieved a career-best 16th place
Wed, 13 Mar 2024 16:06:41 GMT
Mohammed Shami and Prasidh Krishna have been ruled out of IPL 2024
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 17:44:32 GMT
India allrounder opens up on what happened during those 48 hours when he had to leave the team in the middle of a Test to visit his mother in hospital
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 16:22:00 GMT
England seamer insists landmarks are not the reason he still competes at the age of 41
Tue, 12 Mar 2024 14:54:05 GMT
Mumbai's young batter also credits Ajinkya Rahana and Shreyas Iyer for their roles in putting up big partnerships
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 11:59:45 GMT
Shah also mentioned that Mohammed Shami is expected back only in September, while KL Rahul is still awaiting clearance to join LSG
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 13:01:44 GMT
Jason Roy opted out of the tournament citing personal reasons
Mon, 11 Mar 2024 07:52:32 GMT
They had slipped to fifth after the defeat in Hyderabad, but are now firmly back on top
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 16:23:10 GMT
"I love to play in tough situations and tough conditions," Thakur says after top-scoring in Mumbai's first innings in the Ranji Trophy final
Sun, 10 Mar 2024 03:19:26 GMT
While the expectations from Mumbai are always big, Vidarbha are primed for their time under the limelight
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 17:57:45 GMT
Move aimed at incentivising players for prioritising Test cricket
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:48:55 GMT
Ashwin explains the "different actions, different speeds, and different releases" he has had to use to stay on top of the batters
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:44:50 GMT
He calls for 'allround' review of domestic cricket involving players and coaches
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:34:10 GMT
England captain seeks positives after 4-1 loss as he backs team to stick to positive style
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 14:00:03 GMT
Head coach doesn't rule out the possibility of both players returning soon to the national team
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:41:57 GMT
England suffered another collapse to crash to a 4-1 series defeat in Dharamsala
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 10:03:42 GMT
India coach praises the selectors' input and their captain was pleased with Kuldeep and Jaiswal's growth
Sat, 09 Mar 2024 07:14:15 GMT
Bumrah took charge of India in his absence
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 14:12:05 GMT
Shoaib Bashir is England's best bowler on the day, which ends with India comfortably ahead by 255 runs with two first-innings wickets in hand
Fri, 08 Mar 2024 13:00:34 GMT
Spin coach praises Bashir for overcoming illness, as he and Hartley keep fighting with the ball
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 14:20:40 GMT
The India left-arm spinner has had a quietly devastating series and proved to be the difference once more in Dharamsala
Thu, 07 Mar 2024 02:10:27 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that the India batter will also take a call on his international future soon
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 21:42:43 GMT
As Stokes himself acknowledged, "3-2 sounds better than 3-1 or 4-1", so another high-octane contest ought to be in prospect
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 14:24:01 GMT
India captain also reflected on the unusual paths both his career and R Ashwin's have gone, with the latter set to play his 100th Test
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:40:30 GMT
Cameron Green makes big strides as Jaiswal edges into top ten among batters
Wed, 06 Mar 2024 11:02:15 GMT
Bashir and Hartley both retained in spite of expectation of seam-friendly conditions in Dharamsala
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 13:35:36 GMT
He picks out the 2012-13 home-series defeat to England as one of the major turning points in his career
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 11:45:32 GMT
The England batter explains why Ashwin is such a challenging bowler to face in Test cricket
Tue, 05 Mar 2024 09:54:30 GMT
England's latest caps centurion looks to finish India series on a high in Dharamsala
Sat, 02 Mar 2024 14:08:24 GMT
ESPNcricinfo understands that Steyn has pulled out of the tournament for personal reasons
Fri, 01 Mar 2024 12:18:49 GMT
The inter-zonal tournament of five three-day matches will be played in Pune between March 28 and April 11
Thu, 29 Feb 2024 09:43:23 GMT
Washington Sundar was released from the squad to play the Ranji Trophy semi-final for Tamil Nadu against Mumbai
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