ICC Champions Trophy 2013 News
- First Test: Mohammad Hafeez denies Sri Lanka as Pakistan draw at Abu Dhabi
Hafeez finished with 80 not out for his ninth Test half-century, his first in 11 innings, while Ahmed Shehzad notched his maiden fifty on his debut as Pakistan, set 302 runs in 67 overs, finished on 158-2.
- Quinton de Kock admits Centurion hundred was his toughest
Quinton de Kock was named Man of the Series for his record 342 runs in the three ODIs against India. He emulated Herschelle Gibbs and AB de Villiers in becoming the third South African to record three consecutive ODI hundreds.
- Pakistan, Sri Lanka prepare for World Twenty20 in two-match series in Dubai
Sri Lanka, led by Dinesh Chandimal, will have to overcome rustiness after most of their recent matches at home against New Zealand were ruined by rain.
- Fan fined, banned for five years for throwing bottle during India vs Sri Lanka match
The TTCB said on Sunday that its decision to impose a ban on Vijay Outim is to send a strong message that hooliganism in any form would not be tolerated.
- Tri-series: At times, you need to play boring cricket, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Questioned on how he played despite restricted movements, he answered, "I just tried to avoid the pressure on my right hamstring and trying to deviate that pressure." He was all praise for young Virat Kohli's leadership skills.
- Tri-Series: Angelo Mathews suspended for two ODIs due to slow over rate
David Boon, the match referee imposed the suspension after Sri Lanka were found to be three overs short of their target at the end of the match when time allowances were taken into consideration.
- Tri-series final: Cricket betting syndicate busted in Delhi
The mastermind of the gang, Lalit Solanki, said he placed bets to make quick money.
- BCCI interim chief Jagmohan Dalmiya hails India's Tri-series triumph
The triumph meant that World champions India, who won the Champions Trophy last month, continued their dominance in the 50-over format.
- Dilip Vengsarkar rates Mahendra Singh Dhoni as the best ODI finisher he has ever seen
Former captain and chairman of selectors Dilip Vengsarkar admits that he has not witnessed a better finisher than the Jharkhand dasher.
- India retain No.1 ODI ranking after annual ICC update
India are atop the table with 122 rating points, ahead of Australia (114) and third placed of England (112).
- Mahendra Singh Dhoni drops to 6th in ICC ranking despite heroic knock
Virat Kohli remained the top-ranked Indian batsman at the third spot, while pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar broke into the top-20
- Phew! What a win. Heroic once again by Dhoni, tweets Raina
India beat Sri Lanka by one wicket to lift the title with man of the Match Dhoni being the hero of the triumph after striking a 52-ball 45.
- Tri-series: I am blessed with good cricketing sense, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who led India to a thrilling one-wicket win over Sri Lanka to lift the tri-series trophy, says his excellent finishing skills have a lot to do with the good cricketing sense.
- Tri-series stats: Mahendra Singh Dhoni averages record 100.09 in successful chases
Mahendra Singh Dhoni remains the only batsman in the history of ODIs to record an average of 100-plus in successful chases - his tally being 2102 in 72 matches, including two hundreds and 14 fifties.
- Tri-series: Sri Lanka missed Lasith Malinga in final over, says Mahendra Singh Dhoni
Dhoni said he preferred to use a heavy bat in the final over of the Tri-nation ODI series title clash against Sri Lanka as it was perfect for slogging.
- Tri-series: Dwayne Bravo takes blame for West Indies' ouster
Bravo said he believes with every game he will get better and sooner rather than later, the West Indies will start winning more games.
- Tri-Series final: MS Dhoni takes India past Sri Lanka with a wicket to spare
MS Dhoni finished on 45 not out from 52 balls as India chased down their target of 202 with two balls to spare and 1 wicket to spare.
- India vs Sri Lanka, as it happened - MS Dhoni steers India to thrilling tri-series triumph
Needing 15 to win of the last over, MS Dhoni his two sixes and a boundary to steer India to a thrilling victory over Sri Lanka.