ICC slow over-rate penalty – extra fielder inside circle to be introduced in ODIs too

After introducing a penalty for slow over rates in T20Is, the ICC has decided to bring the in-match penalty into play in ODIs too. For each over the fielding team falls short by at the scheduled cessation time of the innings, after taking time allowances into play, they must have an additional fielder inside the … Read more

Natasha McLean, Sheneta Grimmond return to West Indies squad for New Zealand ODIs

Newly-appointed captain Hayley Matthews will lead the side for the first time. This will be West Indies’ first series in any format since they lost the semi-final to eventual champions Australia in the ODI World Cup in March earlier this year. Performances in the inaugural Women’s 6ixty and CPL were taken into consideration while picking … Read more

Aus vz NZ ODIs, 2022

New Zealand are “disappointed and frustrated” after being swept 3-0 by Australia in the ODI series in Cairns, especially after “having opportunities in all three matches and not getting over the line,” according to their coach Gary Stead. New Zealand had the hosts under pressure with early wickets in all three games but lost two … Read more

Australia news – Aaron Finch announces retirement from ODIs, continues as T20I captain

Aaron Finch has announced he will retire from one-day internationals after the final match of the series against New Zealand in Cairns on Sunday. He will continue to captain the T20 side into their defence of the World Cup title next month. “It has been a fantastic ride with some incredible memories,” Finch said. “I … Read more

New Zealand lose top spot in ODIs to England after second successive loss

New Zealand have lost their top spot on the ICC ODI team rankings after a second straight defeat in the three-match ODI series against Australia. As a result, England, who had lost pole position to New Zealand in May 2021, have regained their place atop the rankings chart. They currently have a rating of 119 … Read more

Russell Domingo reaffirms his commitment as Bangladesh’s head coach for Tests and ODIs

Russell Domingo has reaffirmed his commitment as Bangladesh’s head coach in the Test and ODI formats after reports on Thursday morning said that he had resigned. Domingo and the BCB have both denied those claims, saying that Domingo’s contract remains intact till November next year. Domingo, who is currently in South Africa, said that he … Read more

Aus vs NZ 2022 – Ben Sears and Matt Henry in New Zealand squad for Chappell-Hadlee ODIs

New Zealand have packed their squad with plenty of pace as they attempt to wrest the Chappell-Hadlee trophy out of Australia’s hands next month. In addition to the more established Lockie Ferguson, they have also brought in the 23-year old Ben Sears, who may well make his ODI debut in the three-match series starting on … Read more

Early-season ODIs provide World Cup springboard for Australia

Australia’s immediate sights may be on back-to-back ODI series against Zimbabwe and New Zealand but wicketkeeper Alex Carey says this is where their preparation begins for the 2023 World Cup. Australia face Zimbabwe in three ODIs in Townsville from Sunday, before they meet world No.1 New Zealand for three matches in Cairns from September 6. … Read more

Aus vs Zim 2022 – Blessing Muzarabani back in Zimbabwe squad for Australia ODIs; Craig Ervine remains injured

The fit-again fast bowler Blessing Muzarabani has made a comeback into Zimbabwe’s ODI squad for the three-match series against Australia starting on August 28. Muzarabani missed Zimbabwe’s recent limited-overs series against Bangladesh and India at home with a thigh muscle tear, but was passed fit to depart for Townsville on Tuesday with the rest of … Read more