India's dominance now extends across all formats with them already occupying the No.1 spot in Tests and T20Is. This is only the second time in men's cricketing history that a side has achieved the No.1 ranking across the formats. Prior to this, only South Africa had achieved the feat back in August 2012.
Captain Rohit Sharma and talismanic batter Virat Kohli have gained two places each and are sitting in eighth and ninth positions, respectively.
Rohit Sharma achieved the milestone when he reached 22 runs after India won the toss and opted to bat on a bright afternoon in Colombo. Sharma became the 15th batter overall to score 10,000 runs in ODI cricket.
Captain Rohit Sharma is back in India's playing eleven as Australia won the toss and elected to bowl first in the second ODI of the three match series at the Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, here on Sunday.
The star all-rounder had to leave India's Asia Cup campaign after the group stages to undergo surgery because of a long-standing knee injury and had also later missed the T20 World Cup.
For India, a victory on New Delhi's return to hosting an ODI match after three years, will continue their winning juggernaut in the format which began after co-incidentally losing a three-match series in South Africa earlier this year.
Vice-captain Shreyas Iyer struck a magnificent 113 not out while Ishan Kishan slammed a scintillating 93 to give India an emphatic seven-wicket victory over South Africa in the second ODI at JSCA International Stadium on Sunday.
India will play the second ODI in Ranchi on October 9, 2022 and will play the final ODI of the series in New Delhi on October 11, 2022.
Ruturaj Gaikwad and Ravi Bishnoi have been handed debuts in ODI cricket as India won the toss and elected to bowl first against South Africa in the series opener at the Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium here on Thursday.
Stokes made his ODI debut against Ireland in 2011 and has scored 2919 runs in 104 ODIs, averaging 39.44, including three centuries and 21 half-centuries, and picked 74 wickets at an average of 41.79. He captained the ODI side during last summer's 3-0 series victory against Pakistan when first-choice members were unavailable due to Covid-19 outbreak.
For India, Yuzvendra Chahal was the most successful bowler with 4/47 while Hardik Pandya and Jasprit Bumrah got two wickets apiece.
West Indies skipper Nicholas Pooran said leg-spinner Hayden Walsh Jr. comes in for left-arm spinner Akeal Hosein. "We would've liked to bowl too. The batting failed us last time. We need our batters to stay in and not leave the finishing to someone else. Want to win the important moments."
Harare/Bhubaneswar: Joining the big boys from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, Himalayan country Nepal has been given one-day international status from the International Cricket Council (ICC). Nepal achieved this feat after beating Papua New Guinea (PNG) at Old Hararians Sports Club in the ICC World Cup qualifiers on Thursday. Nepal grabbed the last remaining […]
Cuttack: After registering a thrilling three-wicket win against England in the first match of Paytm One Day International (ODI) series in Pune, Virat Kohli led India team is all set to lock horn with England at historical Barabati Stadium here on Thursday. The match will begin at 1.30 pm. Going with the brilliant form of […]
Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: Amid tight security, players of Team India and England this afternoon undertook a practice session at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack ahead of the second ODI match tomorrow. Earlier in the day, both the cricket teams were taken to Mayfair Hotel in the capital city in OSRTC buses surrounded by pilot vehicles of security […]