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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Tue, 12 Apr 2022 05:15:11
Natarajan leads the way with the ball, as Sunrisers rack up back-to-back victories
Mon, 11 Apr 2022 03:55:33
Given that the ICC events schedule is now fixed for the next cycle, fitting another tournament was a non-starter
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 18:44:59
Uncapped Indian seamer Kuldeep Sen went toe-to-toe with Marcus Stoinis and defended 14 in the final over
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 11:58:17
Reaction follows legspinner's retelling of incident from 2011, when they were Mumbai Indians team-mates
Sun, 10 Apr 2022 03:01:40
It is believed that the ECB, CA, CWI and PCB were in favour; indications are that BCCI is not in direct opposition
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:03:01
Suryakumar's 68 in vain as Mumbai join fellow sufferers Chennai Super Kings at the bottom of the table
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 15:28:04
Super Kings lose their fourth match in a row and already face a monumental task ahead to make the playoffs
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 19:26:36
Rishabh Pant's men, meanwhile, could use some middle-order batting muscle
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 12:34:38
Both practice matches will be clashing with their rescheduled fifth Test against England from July 1
Fri, 08 Apr 2022 19:09:49
Yuzvendra Chahal opens up, not for the first time, about bullying by colleagues from the time he was a youngster trying to make a mark
Sat, 09 Apr 2022 02:23:32
The game's chief executives will meet on Friday to continue scheduling discussions which will eventually give face to the next FTP
Thu, 07 Apr 2022 05:25:17
A blow-by-blow account of Pat Cummins' record-breaking fifty against Mumbai Indians in the IPL
Tue, 05 Apr 2022 19:24:40
Mumbai are coming off two losses in two games and will be keen to get off the mark against in-form KKR
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 19:06:42
Reduced to 27 for 3 after being sent in, Super Giants recovered to set a target of 170, and Sunrisers stumbled at the end of the chase
Mon, 04 Apr 2022 17:28:09
Home Office backlog caused by displacement of Ukrainian citizens sees Pujara miss Notts fixture
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 19:40:24
Allrounder's 60 lifted Punjab Kings to 180, and Super Kings fell apart in the chase
Sun, 03 Apr 2022 04:40:15
Jonny Bairstow is set to return to Punjab Kings' XI having completed his quarantine upon arrival from the Caribbean
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 14:12:45
Both top orders misfired in their opening game. Can they bounce back?
Sat, 02 Apr 2022 08:52:55
Jayawardene v Sangakkara and Malinga, Ashwin v Ashwin, Boult v Rohit are few of the subplots
Fri, 01 Apr 2022 10:53:17
Franchise's prolific run-scorer set to return following a recovery from a wrist injury
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 19:21:52
Kolkata Knight Riders' bowlers fought really hard to defend 128, but it was not to be
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 15:23:08
Son of the legendary India allrounder Vinoo Mankad, Rahul played first-class cricket for Mumbai
Wed, 30 Mar 2022 11:56:16
Says India is "such an untapped market" and "they're going to be unbeatable in a 10-year time" with launch of Women's IPL
Tue, 29 Mar 2022 10:12:57
Mithali Raj and Smriti Mandhana the only Indians in the top ten list of batters
Mon, 28 Mar 2022 20:05:51
Who's this 22-year-old who comes in and slog-sweeps Rashid for a six and hooks Ferguson for another?
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 09:39:23
Half-centuries from Mandhana, Verma and Raj go in vain as South Africa chase down 275 off the last ball
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 19:18:38
Super Kings coach admits "it is going to be a bit of a transition period"
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 18:41:19
KKR's mystery spinners Narine and Chakravarthy prove unhittable; Rahane shines with the bat
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 15:05:53
Says that Pant's "learning experiences" from the last year and a half will make him a "better leader and person".
Sun, 27 Mar 2022 13:34:16
Agarwal's men boast a lot of power-hitting talent, but will be without Bairstow for their season opener
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 17:44:47
"I have improved but want to keep getting better at it," she says about facing short balls from South Africa's pace attack
Sat, 26 Mar 2022 09:37:31
The board is planning to have five or six teams in the inaugural edition of women's IPL but it will need AGM's approval first
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 15:25:20
Fast bowler has picked up 40 wickets in 27 IPL matches at an economy rate of 8.46
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 18:38:15
While terming Kohli's giving up of captaincy a 'smart decision', Shastri wished he had held on to the job in Test cricket
Fri, 25 Mar 2022 06:39:09
Former India coach, who joins ESPNcricinfo as an analyst for the IPL, says Hardik will struggle to make the national team as a pure batter
Wed, 23 Mar 2022 08:37:18
"We are trying to get him here as soon as possible once we have the clearance from NCA" - Rohit Sharma
Tue, 22 Mar 2022 10:02:45
Pooja Vastrakar, too, continues to impress as India record their third win after beating Bangladesh by 110 runs
Mon, 21 Mar 2022 09:01:40
Iyer says he enjoyed playing under Rahul's captaincy in South Africa
Sun, 20 Mar 2022 11:43:10
Javagal Srinath says the surface didn't offer an even contest between bat and ball
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 16:15:38
All five Asian Test teams will feature in the T20I tournament with a sixth team joining them via a qualifier
Sat, 19 Mar 2022 14:26:18
Three-wicket haul from Brown and solid contributions with the bat from Healy, Haynes and Mooney play their part in subduing spirited India
Fri, 18 Mar 2022 19:18:45
Mott wants Australia to be aggressive, but will fall back on "Plan Bs and Cs that we've got" if India get on top
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 14:07:47
Opener fails to get prescribed minimum score on yo-yo test, PTI reports
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 13:16:19
She admits not batting 50 overs against England cost the team, but says they are "bound to go through ups and downs" over a long tournament like the World Cup
Thu, 17 Mar 2022 10:10:33
Jason Holder returns to the top spot for allrounders following the Antigua Test against England
Wed, 16 Mar 2022 07:07:23
They were upbeat yet clinical in the field and with the ball, led by Dean, who got her ODI career-best 4 for 23 in just her second World Cup game
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 09:23:00
Loss in 2017 final not important, "right now it's all about momentum and that's on our side," she says of taking on England
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 08:32:31
Number of unsuccessful reviews increased from one to two per innings in the upcoming season
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 07:09:00
Pakistan veteran Mohammad Hafeez and Zimbabwe allrounder Sikandar Raza are also in the mix
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 18:26:34
"His keeping was the best I've seen", says India's Test captain
Tue, 15 Mar 2022 03:34:16
R Ashwin and Jasprit Bumrah shared seven between them to wrap up a dominant series sweep
Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:50:24
Shahbaz Nadeem scored 177 before also striking with the ball, as Nagaland ended day three 750 runs behind
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 17:06:33
Having set a target of 447, India made an early incision in the last half hour of day two
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 04:19:51
"You can't just play very negatively on that wicket and just keep defending the ball," he says after hitting 92 off 98
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:28
The pitch offered square turn and uncertain bounce from ball one, but it was India's pacers who did all the damage at the top
Sun, 13 Mar 2022 01:53:11
The centurions both lifted the Player-of-the-Match award after they kept each other company in the middle for over two hours
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 17:49:12
"I couldn't be happier to pass on the baton to a good friend, someone I've known over the years," says Virat Kohli
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 07:58:10
Atleast 25 players are in Bengaluru to establish their baseline fitness levels before the IPL gets underway
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 12:08:55
West Indies go down after a 100-run stand for the first wicket to lose their first game of the World Cup so far
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 03:29:05
"We are not used to catching the pink ball, bowling with the pink ball, and as batters, playing against the pink ball"
Sat, 12 Mar 2022 10:09:53
This will be the last Test for Suranga Lakmal. Can Sri Lanka make it a memorable one for him?
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 10:42:05
"It is time as a group to stand up and deliver," India's head coach says
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 16:25:41
ESPNcricinfo understands an increased demand for tickets led to the association seeking government approval to throw open the entire stadium
Thu, 10 Mar 2022 14:34:03
Fourth county stint comes with Pujara looking to force his way back into India's Test side
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 06:04:03
New Zealand rebound from their opening-day loss to notch up two successive wins
Fri, 11 Mar 2022 03:49:26
This announcement brings the curtain down on a career that had just recently restarted
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