The New Zealand cricket team has donated their prize money and match fees earned after beating Pakistan in a One-Day series to the victims of the Peshawar massacre, where more than 140 Army school children and teachers were killed.
A lawyer retained by some West Indies players during the recent strike impasse has accused the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) of victimisation in the axing of the experienced trio of Dwayne Bravo, Darren Sammy and Kieron Pollard from the one-day squad to face South Africa.
Uncapped all-rounder Jonathan Carter has received his maiden call-up while highly regarded all-rounder Carlos Brathwaite and seasoned campaigner Narsingh Deonarine have been recalled to the West Indies One-Day International (ODI) squad to face South Africa.
New Zealand stand-in captain Kane Williamson Monday said his team needs to ‘reflect’ on the lessons learnt from the loss in the third One-Day International (ODI) against Pakistan while it is still trying to adjust to the conditions here.
High on confidence after the innings victory over South Africa in the one-off Test, India women's cricket captain Mithali Raj said the hosts are are hoping to carry on their good form in the limited overs series, beginning with the first ODI here on Monday.
Australia have clinched the No. 1 spot in the ICC Rankings for One-Day International (ODI) teams. They achieved the top spot after beating South Africa in the fifth and final ODI in Sydney by a close margin. They clinched the series 4-1 and that allowed them to overhaul India, who were on the top spot.
Australia cricket team coach Darren Lehmann has said that the door is not closed on right-arm off break bowler Nathan Lyon of making a late run for a World Cup spot, despite slow-arm orthodox bowler Xavier Doherty getting the green light for a call-up to the ODI squad to face South Africa.
Impressed with rookie Axar Patel's all-round performance, India's stand-in skipper Virat Kohli has hinted that the left-arm spinner could be preferred in the side for next year's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
Soundly thrashed in the ODI series against India, Sri Lanka want to flush the disappointment out of their system as soon as possible, said skipper Angela Mathews, insisting that there are some positives to take home despite the 0-5 drubbing.
Elated after India decimated Sri Lanka with clinical precision in the just-concluded ODIs, stand-in skipper Virat Kohli said the biggest takeaway from the hurriedly-arranged series has been the positive and aggressive attitude that his team displayed all through.
South African quick Morne Morkel declared himself ready to take the new ball at the World Cup if required after posting career-best figures of five for 21 as the Proteas crushed Australia in the second one-day international.