ICC says India sought permission to wear camouflage caps
ISLAMABAD (AP) — The Indian cricket team was granted permission to wear camouflage caps during a one-day international against Australia in Ranchi, the ICC said Monday.
India beats Australia by 6 wickets in 1st ODI
HYDERABAD, India (AP) — Kedar Jadhav and Mahendra Singh Dhoni scored patient half-centuries and stayed at the crease to help India beat Australia by six wickets in their first one-day...
India beats NZ by 7 wicket in 2nd T20, series 1-1
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Captain Rohit Sharma dashed a half-century from 28 balls and Rishabh Pant made an unbeaten 40 as India beat New Zealand by seven wickets in the second Twenty20 to level the three-match series at 1-1 on Friday.
New Zealand won the first match by 80 runs on Wednesday. The final match is on Sunday at Hamilton.
India beats Australia by 6 wickets in 2nd ODI, ties series
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) — Virat Kohli made 104 and Mahendra Singh Dhoni an unbeaten 55 from 54 balls as captains past and present guided India to a six-wicket win over Australia in the second one-day cricket international on Tuesday, leveling the three-match series at 1-1.
Kohli posted his 39th ODI century, his 24th in a second innings and his sixth against Australia, to lead a perfectly measured run chase which saw India surpass Australia's total of 298-9 with four balls to spare.
CARDIFF, Wales (AP) — Alex Hales smashed a six and a four in the final over bowled by Bhuvneshwar Kumar to lead England to a thrilling series-tying 5-wicket victory against India in the second Twenty20 on Friday.
Hales made a match-winning 58 not out off 41 deliveries as the home team reached its target of 149 with two balls to spare.
Watson’s century earns Chennai 3rd IPL title
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Shane Watson hit a belligerent unbeaten century as Chennai Super Kings won their third Indian Premier League title with a thumping eight-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad in the final on Sunday.
It was a perfect comeback for Chennai after a two-year ban due to corruption charges.
Chennai, playing in its seventh IPL final, had previously won back-to-back titles in 2010 and 2011.
PUNE, India (AP) — Shane Watson and captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni hit belligerent half-centuries as Chennai Super Kings beat Delhi Daredevils by 13 runs in the Indian Premier League on Monday.
Watson survived a close lbw television referral off Trent Boult's first ball to smash 78 off 40 balls, and Dhoni hit his third unbeaten half-century in the tournament, 51 off 22 balls, in Chennai's challenging total of 211-4.
Dhoni drives Chennai to 5-wkt win over Bangalore in IPL
BANGALORE, India (AP) — Captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni bludgeoned an unbeaten 70 off 34 balls and led Chennai Super Kings to the top of Indian Premier League points table with a five-wicket victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore on Wednesday.
Dhoni smashed seven sixes and a four and featured in a match-winning century stand with Ambati Rayudu (82) as Chennai reached 207-5 with two balls to spare.
Watson century powers Chennai past Rajasthan in IPL
PUNE, India (AP) — Shane Watson capitalized on a dropped catch in the first over and whacked 106 as Chennai Super Kings drove to an easy 64-run victory over Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League on Friday.
Chennai shares the lead with Kolkata Knight Riders, Sunrisers Hyderabad, and Kings XI Punjab, who all have three wins.
Watson was on 8 when he was dropped at first slip by Rahul Tripathi off Stuart Binny. He went on to make 106 off 57 balls in Chennai's total of 204-5.
MOHALI, India (AP) — Kings XI Punjab survived Mahendra Singh Dhoni's onslaught to beat Chennai Super Kings by four runs in the Indian Premier League on Sunday.
Earlier, Sanju Samson bludgeoned 92 off 45 balls and spearheaded Rajasthan Royals to a 19-run victory over Royal Challengers Bangalore.
Chennai nearly pulled off its third successive last-over victory before finishing on 193-5 with Dhoni, braving back pain, unbeaten on 79 off 44 balls with six fours and five sixes.
MUMBAI, India (AP) — Chennai Super Kings made a stunning return to the Indian Premier League after two years out with a thrilling one-wicket victory over Mumbai Indians in the opening match on Saturday.
Mumbai made 165-4 and Chennai didn't look like getting close until Dwayne Bravo, batting at No. 7, hit 68 off 30 balls to leave his side needing seven off the last over. As injured Kedar Jadhav hit the winning runs with one ball remaining, finishing with a boundary through the covers.
Australia end India ODI win streak at 9 in Bengaluru
BENGALURU, India (AP) — Australia ended India's one-day international winning streak at nine after taking the fourth match of their series by 21 runs on Thursday.
India had never won 10 successive ODIs - by comparison Australia has done it six times - and its bid was only just thwarted.
Australia made 334-5, the first 300 score in the series, including a 14th ODI century by opener David Warner.
India thrashes Sri Lanka by 168 runs in 4th ODI
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Captain Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma hit centuries to propel India to a crushing 168-run win over Sri Lanka in the fourth one-day international on Thursday to take a 4-0 lead in the five-match series.
Batting first after winning the toss, India made an imposing 375-5 in 50 overs, dominated by a 219-run second-wicket stand between Kohli and Sharma.
India beats Sri Lanka in 3rd ODI to clinch series
PALLEKELE, Sri Lanka (AP) — Rohit Sharma hit an unbeaten century and shared an unbroken 157-run partnership with Mahendra Singh Dhoni to lead India to a six-wicket win Sunday over Sri Lanka in the third cricket one-day international. India clinched the five-match series with an unassailable 3-0 lead.
Fast bowler Jasprit Bumrah took his maiden five-wicket haul to restrict Sri Lanka to 217-9 in 50 overs after home captain Chamara Kapugedara won the toss and chose to bat first.