India and Sri Lanka dramatically tied the latest game in the Commonwealth Bank Series of One-Day Internationals in Adelaide after Mahendra Singh Dhoni managed to gather three runs from the final ball.
After Sri Lanka posted 236 for nine, Dhoni needed four to win from the final delivery, bowled by Lasith Malinga, and after he scrambled three to finish unbeaten on 58 not out, India closed on an identical score.
Ricky Ponting is to captain Australia during the Commonwealth Bank Series One-Day International against Sri Lanka on Friday (17th February).
He will reprise the role of skipper after Michael Clarke was ruled out through a hamstring injury although he is expected to feature in Sunday's game against India.
Australian captain Michael Clarke has been ruled out of Australia's next Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series match against Sri Lanka.
He sustained a right hamstring strain during his side's four-wicket defeat to India in Adelaide and he may be sidelined for the match on 19th February against India in Brisbane as well as the match against Sri Lanka in Sydney on 17th February
India claimed their first One-Day International victory in Adelaide as they beat Australia by four wickets in game four of the Commonwealth Bank Series.
After Australia reached 269 for eight thanks to half-centuries from David Hussey and debutant Peter Forrest before India chased succcessfully, reaching their target with two balls to spare.
Australia have added Western Australian all-rounder Mitchell Marsh to their squad for the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series game against India in Adelaide tomorrow (12th February).
Marsh comes into the squad as batsman Michael Hussey is rested and Ben Hilfenhaus, who replaced the injured Brett Lee, is to return to Tasmania.
Australia made it two wins out of two in the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series by holding off a late charge to beat Sri Lanka by five runs in Perth.
They had looked to be in control after reducing Sri Lanka to 180 for nine having themselves been dismissed for 231 only to almost fall prey to an ambush led by Angelo Mathews and Dammika Prasad.
India produced a nervy display to edge past Sri Lanka in the second match of the Commonwealth Bank Series in Australia. After being set a target of just 234 runs to win, it was left to a seventh wicket stand of 53 between R Ashwin (30 not out) and Ravindra Jadeja (24 not out) to seal the win.
Australia opened the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series by beating India by 65 runs in a rain-reduced match in Melbourne.
In a game limited to 32 overs per side, the home side made 216 for five thanks to 67 from Matthew Wade and 61 not out from David Hussey before Clint McKay returned four for 20 to dismiss India for 151 in reply.
Australian fast bowler Brett Lee has been ruled out of the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International series after he suffered a broken foot during the second Twenty20 International in Melbourne.
Lee was hit on the right foot during the match and although he was able to continue playing, subsequent scans have revealed a fracture of his small toe and he has been ruled out for up to six weeks.
India finally emerged victorious for the first time on their disastrous tour of Australia with a comfortable eight-wicket triumph in the second Twenty20 International at the MCG.
The success of the tourists' run chase was never in doubt as Gautam Gambhir batted throughout their innings to end unbeaten on 56.
Australia scored a convincing 31-run win over India in the first Twenty20 International in Sydney to inflict another defeat on the struggling tourists.
Batting first, Australia battled their way to 171 for four between rain showers and then held India to 140 for six as Daniel Christian and David Hussey took two wickets apiece.
Australia have named their 14-man squad for the first three matches of the Commonwealth Bank One-Day International Series, leaving out wicket-keeper Brad Haddin and batsman Shaun Marsh.
Queensland's Peter Forrest and Victoria's Matthew Wade are poised to make their One-Day International debuts against either India or Sri Lanka in the first round of matches.
Australia wasted little time in wrapping up a 298-run win over India on the final day of the fourth and final Test in Adelaide, completing a 4-0 series clean sweep in the process.
Having been set 500 to win, India resumed on 166 for six and were swiftly dismissed for 201 as they crashed to their eighth successive defeat away from home.
Mahela Jayawardene will begin a second term as captain of Sri Lanka during the upcoming One-Day International tri-series in Australia.
Jayawardene captained his country between 2006 and 2009 and has been appointed to lead again after Tillakaratne Dilshan's resignation.
Australia have drastically overhauled their Twenty20 International squad, naming George Bailey as their new captain and recalling Brad Hogg.
Bailey will lead the side with David Warner as his vice-captain in the two matches against India on 1st and 3rd February.
The West Indies Women will play Indian Women in a series of eight internationals between 18th February and 4th March.
Merissa Aguillera and Stafanie Taylor have been retained as captain and vice-captain for the three One-Day Internationals and five Twenty20 Internationals.
Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin will be returning to his roots when he captains the Prime Minister's XI against Sri Lanka in February.
Haddin grew up in Canberra and he will lead the side against the touring Sri Lankans in a one-day game at the Manuka Oval on 3rd February.