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Australia v India: Rohit Sharma century in vain as Australia win opening ODI

Richardson took four wickets, including dismissing India captain Virat Kohli One-day international, Sydney Cricket Ground: Australia 288-5 (50 overs): Handscomb 73, Khawaja 59 India 254-9 (50 overs): Sharma 133, Dhoni 51, Richardson 4-26 Australia win by 34 runs Scorecard Rohit Sharma’s 133 off 129 balls was not enough to prevent India from going 1-0 down in the three-match one-day series against Australia in Sydney. The India opener hit 10 fours and six sixes in a sparkling knock but his side fell 34 runs short. Peter Handscomb, Usman Khawaja and Shaun…

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England’s ODI series win in Sri Lanka shows why they are World Cup favourites

Winning the deciding game in the three-match series against a feared India side in July suggests England are ready to lift the World Cup at last, says Simon Hughes England are the one-day kings. Despite Tuesday’s dead rubber producing their heaviest-ever defeat, their 3-1 series victory in Sri Lanka was their ninth one-day international series win in a row and their 15th out of 17 since the 2015 World Cup. They have totally reinvented themselves since being eliminated in the group stages of that tournament. Their one-day game was stuck…

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Virat Kohli: India captain becomes the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli made his ODI debut in 2008 against Sri Lanka India captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman to reach 10,000 one-day international runs against West Indies in Visakhapatnam. Kohli, who achieved the feat in his 205th innings, surpassed India legend Sachin Tendulkar, who did it in 259 innings in 2001. He got to 10,000 runs with a single off spinner Ashley Nurse in his 213th ODI. The 29-year-old is the 13th batsman to reach the milestone and the fifth Indian. Kohli made his ODI debut against Sri Lanka…

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Sri Lanka v England: Tourists coach Trevor Bayliss criticises attitude in record ODI defeat

Vaughan: Five lessons England have learned before World Cup England’s fielding and attitude were “nowhere near up-to-scratch” in their record 219-run defeat by Sri Lanka in the fifth one-day international, says coach Trevor Bayliss. The tourists were thrashed in Colombo on Tuesday after sealing the five-match series with a game to spare. Tom Curran and Moeen Ali dropped simple chances and players berated each other after several misfields. “We’ve got some hard work to do going forward,” Bayliss told BBC Sport. “Our performance in the field, our attitude in the…

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Sri Lanka v England: Tourists suffer heaviest ODI defeat

England’s Jos Buttler was dismissed for a duck from just his second ball Fifth one-day international, Colombo Sri Lanka 366-6 (50 overs): Dickwella 95, Chandimal 80, K Mendis 56, Sadeera 54, Moeen 2-57 England 132-9 (26.1 overs): Stokes 67, Akila 4-19 Sri Lanka win by 219 runs (DLS method) Scorecard A dismal England fell to their heaviest defeat in one-day international cricket as Sri Lanka thrashed the tourists by 219 runs in the final ODI in Colombo. With England having already won the five-match series, they made three changes, resting…

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Sri Lanka v England: Tourists seal series with win in rain-hit fourth ODI

England have now won their last nine ODI series of two or more matches Fourth one-day international, Pallekele Sri Lanka 273-7 (50 overs): Shanaka 66, Dickwella 52, Moeen 2-55 England 132-2 (27 overs): Roy 45, Akila 2-27 England win by 18 runs (DLS method) Scorecard England sealed the series against Sri Lanka with victory in another rain-affected one-day international. The improved hosts posted 273-7 in their 50 overs, with Niroshan Dickwella and Dasun Shanaka both hitting fifties. But England were ahead of the rate on 132-2 from 27 overs when…

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Sri Lanka v England: First ODI abandoned after heavy rain

The second and final ODIs have rain reserve days First ODI, Dambulla England 92-2 (15 overs): Bairstow 25, Root 25* Sri Lanka: Did not bat No result – match abandoned Scorecard England’s first one-day international against Sri Lanka was abandoned after 15 overs because of rain in Dambulla. The tourists reached 92-2 before play was suspended at 11:15 BST, and the match was called off at 15:45 because of a wet outfield. Openers Jonny Bairstow and Jason Roy fell for 25 and 24 respectively in the space of five balls,…

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England’s Ben Stokes & Alex Hales named in ODI squad for Sri Lanka series

Ben Stokes and Alex Hales are in England’s one-day squad to tour Sri Lanka this autumn, after being charged with bringing the game into disrepute. The pair face a disciplinary hearing in December following an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in 2017. Warwickshire fast bowler Olly Stone gets a first call-up, as a replacement for Yorkshire’s Liam Plunkett. Surrey-bound paceman Plunkett will miss the first three games of the five-match series for his wedding. Yorkshire all-rounder David Willey was not considered for selection because of a back injury. England, the…

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Ireland v Afghanistan: Irish win second Stormont ODI by three wickets

Ireland defeat Afghanistan by three wickets to level ODI series Second one-day international, Stormont Afghanistan 182-9 (50 overs): Zadran 42, Afghan 39; Murtagh 4-30 Ireland 183-7 (43.5 overs): Balbirnie 60, Stirling 39, Singh 36*; Rashid 3-37 Ireland won by three wickets Scorecard Ireland beat Afghanistan by three wickets in the second ODI at Stormont to set up a series decider on Friday. Middlesex medium pacer Tim Murtagh took four wickets for the second game in a row as the Afghans were restricted to 182-9 off 50 overs. Najibullah Zadran top-scored…

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England v India: Joe Root hits four to bring up century and win ODI

Joe Root becomes England’s leading century-maker in one-day internationals as he hits a four to complete his side’s eight-wicket win over India during the series decider at Headingley. It was Root’s 13th ODI hundred. WATCH MORE: Rashid bowls Kohli with ‘an absolute beauty’ Available to UK users only. Source link

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