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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All the major moves made by IPL franchises on the deadline day to release players ahead of the auction for the 2023 season
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:58:19
The New Zealand quick was part of the KKR set-up between 2019 and 2021
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 16:03:20
The left-arm fast bowler was with Mumbai from 2018 to 2020 as well but played only five games
Fri, 11 Nov 2022 06:29:38
The coaching staff has been given a break after the T20 World Cup
Fri, 11 Nov 2022 12:45:06
The India coach was asked whether the lack of BBL experience was a factor in India losing the semi-final to England
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 17:34:06
Hunch at the toss pays off as England deny India the advantage of chasing a total
Fri, 11 Nov 2022 05:23:45
India could manage only 168 for 6, before the England openers took charge
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 18:48:32
Kumble says that he expected Kohli to take the aggressive route against the spinners, who were allowed to send in a number of quiet overs
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 10:10:51
All the matches will be played in East London before the teams go to the World Cup, starting eight days after the tri-series final
Thu, 10 Nov 2022 06:15:31
Pant vs Karthik is India's major selection debate in a contest full of star-studded match-ups
Wed, 09 Nov 2022 11:57:04
He registered the Women's Cricket Association of India under the Societies Act in Lucknow in 1973
Tue, 15 Nov 2022 17:56:34
Each franchise will have a total auction purse of INR 95 crore, a INR 5 crore increase from last year
Tue, 08 Nov 2022 16:23:57
If he can do this for five to ten years, he will find himself in the golden books of cricketers, de Villiers says
Tue, 08 Nov 2022 13:17:40
He was struck on the forearm by a throwdown specialist but came back to bat after a while
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 14:03:18
He played 113 first-class matches during the course of a 25-year first-class career, taking 366 wickets
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 12:27:10
Rahul also hits a half-century, before Zimbabwe wilt in their chase of 187; India to face England in the semi-final
Sun, 06 Nov 2022 10:32:09
South Africa's loss against Netherlands made India the first team to qualify for the final four from Group 2
Fri, 04 Nov 2022 15:13:39
Mumbai are in the title-clash for the first time while Himachal would look to extend their good, recent form in the domestic circuit
Thu, 03 Nov 2022 09:06:01
Credits captain Rohit and rest of team management for throwing their support behind him
Fri, 04 Nov 2022 04:28:56
Team says the incident was brought to the umpire's notice, but Marais Erasmus said he did not see it
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:37:28
India and South Africa appear best placed at the moment, but there's still room for all that to change
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 15:08:19
Dhawan's elevation was approved on Wednesday during a board meeting and was backed by Trevor Bayliss, Kings' new head coach
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:07:43
Opener's run-out for 60 turns rain-hit game as India win thriller to go to the top of Group 2
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 09:27:22
Rilee Rossouw and Glenn Phillips have entered the top ten, too, after big innings at the T20 World Cup
Wed, 02 Nov 2022 14:13:36
India batter breaks Mahela Jayawardene's record of 1016 runs
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 11:22:18
India coach has "absolutely no doubt about who's going to open", and says Rahul is well-aware of the support he has from the team management
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 11:41:39
"We know very well that if we win against India, it will be called an upset. We will try to play our best cricket"
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 12:07:57
The last meeting between these two teams at the T20 World Cup was a classic, but rain could play spoilsport on Wednesday
Tue, 01 Nov 2022 10:01:25
"We tried to hurry up Jasprit Bumrah, and see what has happened," chief selector Chetan Sharma said
Mon, 31 Oct 2022 15:46:25
Jasprit Bumrah is not part of the tour after missing the T20 World Cup because of a back injury
Mon, 31 Oct 2022 14:45:15
India are touring New Zealand from November 18 for three T20Is and three ODIs
Mon, 31 Oct 2022 09:23:05
Player upset over video that was filmed inside his hotel room and shared on social media; hotel in question apologises
Sun, 30 Oct 2022 18:28:13
India's captain also conceded that his players were "a little poor in the field" and "gave too many chances"
Sun, 30 Oct 2022 16:28:38
On a typically pacy Perth pitch, the SA bowlers set the game up before their batters completed the job
Sun, 30 Oct 2022 14:31:05
Faf du Plessis, meanwhile, has hailed the India batter for his composure and his ability to 'go through the gears'
Sat, 29 Oct 2022 14:22:54
Pragyan Ojha retained his place on the IPL governing council
Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:21:20
Virat Kohli is on the verge of a T20 World Cup record as teams brace for battle in pacy Perth
Sat, 29 Oct 2022 11:03:24
Babar Azam and his men are still in contention for a semi-final spot, but they now need other results to go their way
Fri, 28 Oct 2022 12:01:43
In order to get more opportunities, he is willing to move down the order in Tests as well
Thu, 27 Oct 2022 17:01:57
India's bowlers were also clinical in their defence of 180 against Netherlands
Thu, 27 Oct 2022 12:39:11
They will earn INR 15 lakh per Test, six lakh for each ODI and three lakh for a T20I
Wed, 26 Oct 2022 16:46:59
Rohit Sharma's team are clear favourites, although they will know not to underestimate a World Cup opposition
Wed, 26 Oct 2022 11:54:21
Rashid Khan has overtaken Josh Hazlewood to become No. 1 among the bowlers
Wed, 26 Oct 2022 09:35:45
Also says R Ashwin's batting will tip the scales in his favour over Yuzvendra Chahal through most of this tournament
Tue, 25 Oct 2022 15:37:44
Kumble picks Pakistan as the team with the best pace-bowling attack at the T20 World Cup
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 10:56:40
Pujara's availability will be determined by his other commitments
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 07:09:07
Allrounder says he has learnt to embrace failure which "teaches you a lot of things"
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 05:58:35
Hardik Pandya on why what Virat Kohli did at the MCG - and getting to be a part of it all himself - was so special
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 06:22:40
Both experts on ESPNcricinfo's T20 Time Out also felt that Pakistan's bowlers erred in judgement in the last two overs
Mon, 24 Oct 2022 03:27:26
Prabir Chakraborty and Debabrata Das to continue their second term as treasurer and joint-secretary
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 17:18:00
"We know how good he is when the score is in front of him; he's one of the best chasers in the world"
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 18:03:28
"I honestly have no words, I have no idea how that happened," Kohli says after scripting a magnificent win for India over Pakistan
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 13:29:02
It was 31 from 12, and then 16 from six, and then there were wickets, wides, no-balls, sixes, arguments... pretty much everything
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 16:42:00
In front of more than 90,000 fans at the MCG, India prevailed over Pakistan in a nerve-racking finish
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 12:31:06
In his first World Cup match in any format, the left-arm quick dismissed Babar, Rizwan and Asif at a packed MCG
Sun, 23 Oct 2022 08:42:39
Former India captain feels Ashwin was picked over Chahal to strengthen the batting
Sat, 22 Oct 2022 13:18:43
Weather permitting, the paciest attack in the T20I world will come up against some of the best players of fast bowling
Sat, 22 Oct 2022 11:20:12
India captain happy with the work his team's done pre-tournament in Australia, and says players have been spoken to about remaining flexible in their plans
Sat, 22 Oct 2022 09:55:40
After an early prediction of higher chances of rain for India vs Pakistan, the forecast on Saturday evening came down to 70%
Thu, 17 Nov 2022 16:43:06
"I think domestic players…Ranji players are looked after pretty well," he said
Thu, 20 Oct 2022 16:05:41
"I expect all countries to come and compete," says Anurag Thakur on Pakistan potentially having issues with touring India for 2023 World Cup
Thu, 20 Oct 2022 08:10:30
The tour will consist of three ODIs and two Tests
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 14:08:56
"It's a big game, but we want to just keep ourselves quite relaxed," the India captain says of the tournament opener against Pakistan
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 12:23:41
PCB has requested for an emergency meeting of the ACC board to discuss "this important and sensitive matter"
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 06:56:08
She was initially supposed to miss only the first two games because of her international commitments
Wed, 19 Oct 2022 03:20:58
The weather could also affect key first-round encounters in Hobart later this week
Tue, 18 Oct 2022 11:40:11
The BCCI has formally approved the women's IPL, and authorised the office bearers to formalise its due processes
Tue, 18 Oct 2022 15:45:59
The tournament is likely to be moved out of Pakistan, according to BCCI secretary and Asian Cricket Council president Jay Shah
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