South Africa vs Australia: Debutant Janneman Malan 1st batsman to get out on first ball of ODI debut

South Africa vs Australia, 1st ODI: Janneman Malan’s stay at the crease lasted just a single ball as he was sent back to the pavilion by a vicious yorker from Mitchell Starc. Janneman Malan awaits the DRS decision after being given out by the on-field umpire (Getty Images) HIGHLIGHTS Janneman Malan was removed by Mitchell … Read more

Faf du Plessis rested for Australia ODI series days after giving up T20I and Test captaincy

Faf du Plessis has again been left out of South Africa’s One-Day International squad for the three-match series against Australia starting on Saturday, but coach Mark Boucher said on Wedensday that the veteran batsman remains in the team’s future plans. Former captain Du Plessis missed the 1-1 series draw with world champions England earlier this … Read more

Criticism, ODI series, questions about form: What does Virat Kohli really care about these days?

The ongoing tour of New Zealand has been quite a see-saw ride for Virat Kohli’s men. It was only a few weeks ago when the India skipper and his New Zealand counterpart were ‘talking about life’ along the boundary ropes. Virat Kohli was quick to defend New Zealand and their affable captain Kane Williamson when … Read more

And it’s a superman from India: When Sachin Tendulkar smashed ODI cricket history’s 1st double ton

February 24, 2010 was not just any other day in Indian cricket and for its million fans. It was the day when Sachin Tendulkar — considered as the ‘God of cricket’ by many in our country — became the first male cricketer to score a double-hundred in One-Day Internationals (ODIs). On this day 10 years … Read more

Wanindu Hasaranga shines as Sri Lanka win ODI thriller vs West Indies

Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka pull off a thrilling ODI series opener win against West Indies. The hosts defeated West Indies by a wicket in Colombo. Sri Lanka’s Wanidu Hasaranga successfully avoids a run out during their 1st ODI match in Colombo. (AP Photo) HIGHLIGHTS Wanindu Hasaranga helped Sri Lanka clinch 1-wicket win over West … Read more