Australia eye top ODI spot on back of sizzling Steve Smith
Australia eye top ODI spot on back of sizzling Steve Smith

Australia may have already clinched the series against South Africa but they have the incentive of top spot on the world one-day rankings in Sunday`s fifth ODI in Sydney.

Australia down South Africa to clinch ODI series
Australia down South Africa to clinch ODI series

Steve Smith hit a thrilling century to propel Australia to a three-wicket victory over South Africa to clinch the five-game one-day international series in Melbourne on Friday.

4th ODI: Australia vs South Africa – Live Score
4th ODI: Australia vs South Africa – Live Score

Live updates from the 4th ODI match between Australia and South Africa being played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI
South African spinner Imran Tahir in doubt for fourth ODI

South Africa could be without frontline spin bowler Imran Tahir for the fourth one-dayer against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground after he injured his knee in the 73-run defeat in Canberra on Wednesday.

3rd ODI: Aaron Finch, Steven Smith spearhead Aussies to big win over South Africa
3rd ODI: Aaron Finch, Steven Smith spearhead Aussies to big win over South Africa

Australia cruised to a 73-run victory over South Africa in their third one-day international on Wednesday on the back of big-hitting innings by Aaron Finch and Steve Smith.

Australia vs South Africa, 3rd ODI: Aaron Finch century helps Aus score 329
Australia vs South Africa, 3rd ODI: Aaron Finch century helps Aus score 329

Opener Aaron Finch cracked 109 off 127 balls as Australia amassed a formidable 329 for five off their 50 overs in the third one-day international against South Africa on Wednesday.

Ready to lead a young side, says confident Virat Kohli
Ready to lead a young side, says confident Virat Kohli

After leading Indian cricket team to a One-Day International series whitewash against the touring Sri Lankan side, stand-in skipper Virat Kohli said he is ready to lead a young side. He also said that, if a captain is lazy, it will look stupid.

Virat Kohli jumps to 2nd spot in ODI rankings after ton against Sri Lanka
Virat Kohli jumps to 2nd spot in ODI rankings after ton against Sri Lanka

Virat Kohli has moved to second place in the ICC ODI Rankings for batsmen following his impressive batting show in India's 5-0 series win over Sri Lanka while world record breaker double centurion Rohit Sharma jumped to the 15th spot in the latest chart.

South Africa win second ODI against Australia
South Africa win second ODI against Australia

South Africa struck back with a vengeance in the second one-day international against Australia at the WACA Ground in Perth on Sunday, levelling the series with a three-wicket win.

Strike rate rather than pace to decide outcome of ODI series against Oz, says AB de Villiers
Strike rate rather than pace to decide outcome of ODI series against Oz, says AB de Villiers

South African captain AB de Villiers believes that strike-rate rather than pace would be the deciding factor in the five-match ODI series against Australia.

Mitchell Johnson wins much-deserved ICC Cricketer of the Year award
Mitchell Johnson wins much-deserved ICC Cricketer of the Year award

Australian speedster Mitchell Johnson on Friday won the much-deserved ICC Cricketer of the Year award along with ICC’s Test cricketer of the year.

Losses in Australia may benefit South Africa: AB de Villiers
Losses in Australia may benefit South Africa: AB de Villiers

 AB de Villiers says a few one-day international defeats in South Africa’s five-match series against Australia may be the best thing for his side ahead of next year`s World Cup.

Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa
Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa

Fireworks can be expected when Australia meet South Africa in five one-day internationals over the next two weeks even if the focus for both sides will be putting in place the structures for World Cup success next year.

Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan in top-five of ICC ODI batsmen's rankings
Virat Kohli, Shikhar Dhawan in top-five of ICC ODI batsmen's rankings

Two Indian batsmen are now in the top five of the ICC ODI rankings, with Virat Kohli remaining at number three and opener Shikhar Dhawan climbing up the ladder to fifth after earning four places in the latest list issued here today.

Chance for both India, Sri Lanka to claim No. 1 ODI ranking
Chance for both India, Sri Lanka to claim No. 1 ODI ranking

Currently placed at number three behind South Africa and Australia, India have an opportunity to jump to the top in the ICC ODI team rankings if they win the upcoming five-match one-day series against Sri Lanka 4-1 or better.

I have learnt a lot from AB de Villiers: Lokesh Rahul
I have learnt a lot from AB de Villiers: Lokesh Rahul

 Batsman Lokesh Rahul is sure not taking comparison's with his namesake, Rahul Dravid, seriously but the talented Karnataka opener is keen to emulate South African ODI captain AB de Villiers in style of play.

Virat Kohli slips to No. 3 in ODI batsmen's rankings
Virat Kohli slips to No. 3 in ODI batsmen's rankings

Virat Kohli has slipped a rung but is still the best-placed Indian batsman at third position in the latest ICC ODI batsmen's rankings list released here on Tuesday.

South Africa eye Australia in bid to top ICC ODI rankings
South Africa eye Australia in bid to top ICC ODI rankings

South Africa`s attempt to top the one-day cricket rankings before next year`s World Cup will depend on a showdown with Australia next month after rain dashed their hopes in New Zealand on Monday. 

Skipper AB de Villiers says 'finishing games' for Proteas gets him going
Skipper AB de Villiers says 'finishing games' for Proteas gets him going

South Africa cricket team captain A.B. de Villiers has said that the satisfaction of leading from the front has been the driving force behind his match-winning performances for the squad this year.