Taijul Islam's hat-trick on debut guides Bangladesh to 5-0 win over Zimbabwe
Taijul Islam's hat-trick on debut guides Bangladesh to 5-0 win over Zimbabwe

Young Bangladesh spinner Taijul Islam on Monday became the first bowler in history to claim a hat-trick on his debut in one-day cricket, achieving the feat against Zimbabwe in Dhaka.

England set for bumper South African tour next year
England set for bumper South African tour next year

England will play four tests, five one-day internationals and two Twenty20 matches on a 10-week tour of South Africa during the 2015/16 summer season.

India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton
India vs Sri Lanka: Still have lots to achieve, says Rohit Sharma after record double ton

He is the first batsman to notch up two double hundreds in ODI cricket but Rohit Sharma says he has a lot more to achieve in the game as expectations and responsibilities are only going to increase as he progresses in his career.

DNA: Schoolboy commits suicide after being beaten up by teachers

A 12-year-old boy has committed suicide in a Rajasthan school, leaving behind a suicide note in which he accused three teachers of beating him for not doing his homework.

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India becomes the highest run scoring team in ODI history

History was created in the first ODI match between India and South Africa when Shikhar Dhawan scored his first boundary and India became the highest run scoring team in ODI history.

Virat Kohli misses 18th ODI ton, becomes highest run-getter in 2013

In-form Virat Kohli once again played a brilliant knock but he missed his 18th ODI ton by one run in the 2nd ODI match between West Indies and India being played at Dr. Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy ACA-VDCA Cricket Stadium, Visakhapatnam.

Top-ranked ODI batsman Virat Kohli turns 25

Virat Kohli, who became the top-ranked ODI batsman on Sunday on account of his superlative batsmanship against Australia in a seven-match series, turns 25 today.

Adjusting to new ODI rules overseas will be challenging: Dhoni

India captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni Tuesday said playing under new rules in ODI cricket will be their main challenge in the Champions Trophy beginning June 6 in England and Wales.

De Villiers says `settling comfortably` as Proteas ODI captain

AB de Villiers has claimed he is settling comfortably in his role as South Africa`s one-day captain after coming through one of his toughest matches in charge against Pakistan in Johannesburg.

Afridi cries fowl over new ICC rules

Pakistan all rounder Shahid Afridi has claimed the new one-day rules introduced by the International Cricket Council ( ICC) late last year has made it tough for the slow bowlers in the fifty-over format.

One-day cricket losing fans to T20 games Down Under

One-day internationals in Australia will be witnessing record low visitors as cricket fans now prefer to watch Twenty20 games.

Australia defeat Pakistan in the final ODI to claim series

Australia defeated Pakistan by three wickets in the third and final ODI clinch the series 2-1 on Monday.

Preparations for Ind-Eng ODI progressing: KCA

Preparations for the India-England ODI on January 15 next year are going on full swing and the pitch and ground related work is expected to be completed in a couple of months, a Kerala Cricket Association official said.

Watson asks Oz cricketers to overcome England ODI rout and focus on Ashes

Australia’s vice captain Shane Watson has asked his fellow cricketers to start putting their England one-day disappointment behind them and focus on what lies ahead.

Good batting boosted my confidence for bowling: Irfan Pathan

Irfan Pathan, who was India`s star with his fine all-round performance, said his good batting towards the end of Indian innings gave him the confidence to bowl well as he picked up five Sri Lanka wickets in his side`s win, on Saturday.

India eyeing three in a row: Virat Kohli

The series is in their grasp after two successive but in-form Indian batsman Virat Kohli said his team will remain focussed on getting a hat-trick of wins.

Rahul Sharma left out of Indian team for 1st ODI

Leg-spinner spinner Rahul Sharma, who tested positive for recreational drugs after being caught at a rave party, was today left out of the Indian cricket team for the first one-dayer against Sri Lanka at Hambantota.

Warne criticises ECB ‘egoistic’ treatment of match winner Pietersen

Defending his former Hampshire teammate over a retirement row, spin legend Shane Warne has criticized the England and Wales Cricket Board over their treatment of Kevin Pietersen.

Sri Lanka seal series with a thrilling win led by Angelo Mathews

Angelo Mathews led Sri Lanka to a series win over Pakistan helping his side win the fifth and final ODI at the Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

ICC Committee against powerplay between 16th and 40th overs

The ICC Cricket Committee has recommended discontinuance of the rule of taking powerplays between 16th and 40th overs in ODIs, saying that it has made little impact in making the shorter format attacking.