2012 Triangular series sasw the Top ranked ODI team Australia prevail over the 2011 ODI World Champion and Runners up, winning the home triangular series for the 19th time. Despite being the favorites to win the tournament for the first time, SL perished in the final. They won the individual rounds through Dilshan and Malinga, […]
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Started in 1979-80 after the International Cricket Rebellion, the series has continued till 2008, and launched again in 2012. Commercially it started under Benson & Hedges banner, bringing Carlton and United in 1996, due to anti-tobacco advertising in Australia, became Carlton Series for 2000-01, then VB Series (till 2005-06) before getting its current name Commonwealth […]
Australia has won the triangular series 18 times out of the 30 tournaments played so far. But, inability to win the last two triangular series has made it a 6 years gap for them to get the hands on trophy. In the last two series England and India defeated the hosts, can Australia win their […]
Australia has won 18 of the 29 Triangular series they have hosted since 1979-80. Among Asian teams India and Pakistan have won it once each. Sri Lanka has reached the finals twice failing to beat Australia on both occasions and in their 9th appearance in the tournament they look good to make the third entry […]
The top run scorer of the tournament has rotated among the batsmen of three teams. Even Virat Kohli led the pack till the end of India’s jounrey. In the contest between David Hussey and Chandimal, Dilshan and Warner grabbed the limelight with two centuries each. But, the winning century of Dilshan has taken him very […]
Australian bowling has so many good options now that selecting the best 4 bowlers is a headache for selectors. The pack of talented bowlers have taken 75% of the available wickets of opponents. Still it is Malinga who is set to become the best bowler of the tournament.
In the last pool match of the series, powered by Pattinson, returning from injury, and boosted by hattrick from Christian, Australia bowlers restricted World Cup 2011 Runners up to a chaseable total of 238 runs, although Sanga and Chandi threatened to take the game away. Now, Indians will hope that Aussies can chase the total […]
The match between India and Sri Lanka has helped 4 batsmen get into 300-club for the series. The consistent David Hussey is on 3rd position with 338 runs in 7 innings. Kohli leads the pack with 373 runs in 8 innings, Dilshan follows him with 363 runs in 7 innings. Both of them should be […]
Bowlers have ruled the tournament. With so many innings experience all wickets going down, Australia has lived upto the reputation of being bowler’s paradise. Suprisingly, while Malinga has conceded the maximum runs, returning from injury, Hilfenhaus and McKay have emerged as best fast bowlers. While Sri Lankan and Indian spinners have struggled, youngster Doherty is […]
In a series that has seen bowlers dominating constantly, with Indian bowlers being the exception, only 5 partnerships of triple figures has been scored. Three of them came during the last match between India and Sri Lanka.