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.
Chris Tremlett faces a spell of at least three months on the sidelines after specialists recommended that he have an operation on his back. The decision means that he will miss England's two Test matches in Sri Lanka at the end of March and beginning of April, as well as the first month of the county season with Surrey, meaning that he will struggle to be match fit for the start of England's Test summer against West Indies at the end of May.
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.
The winds of change continue to sweep through Sri Lanka Cricket with the news that they have installed Graham Ford as their new coach.
The South African replaces Australian Geoff Marsh, who has been relieved of his duties just four months into a two-year contract.
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.
Tillakaratne Dilshan has unexpectedly resigned the captaincy of his country, according to a statement from Sri Lanka Cricket.
He was appointed ahead of the tour of England last summer, also leading his side against Australia, Pakistan and more recently South Africa.
Kumar Sangakkara scored a century before Sri Lanka beat South Africa by two wickets with one ball to spare in a thrilling fifth and final One-Day International in Johannesburg.
Graeme Smith and AB de Villiers both scored centuries for the home side as they posted 312 for four but they still ended up on the losing side as Sri Lanka reached 314 for eight.
Sri Lanka capitalised on a series of uncharacteristic slips from South Africa to win the fourth One-Day International in Kimberley by five wickets.
Although AB de Villiers hit an entertaining 96 as his side posted 299 for seven, they allowed Sri Lanka back into the game as their batting failed to kick on and they missed chances in the field as Sri Lanka closed on 304 for five.
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.
South Africa scrapped their way to a four-run victory on the Duckworth/Lewis method over Sri Lanka in the third One-Day International in Bloemfontein.
They closed on 179 for five in 34 overs when the rain prevented any further play after Sri Lanka had reached a competitive 266 for nine.
South Africa have made three changes to their squad ahead of the final three One-Day Internationals against Sri Lanka in Bloemfontein, Kimberley and Johannesburg.
Hashim Amla leaves the squad due to a family issue, Rory Kleinveldt has an injured thigh and Jacques Kallis is being rested, resulting in call-ups for Alviro Petersen, Vernon Philander and Colin Ingram.
Half-centuries from Hashim Amla and JP Duminy guided South Africa to a five-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the second One-Day Internaitonal in East London.
Amla made 55 and Duminy' an unbeaten 66 as South Africa closed on 237 for five after Sri Lanka had reached 236 for six from their 50 overs.
South African all-rounder Rory Kleinveldt has been ruled out of the remainder of the One-Day International series against Sri Lanka with a thigh injury.
Kleinveldt had been in the frame to make his ODI debut in the second game in East London on 14th January but has now been ruled out of action for up to six weeks.
AB de Villiers made the perfect start to his career as South African captain as his side demolished Sri Lanka by 258 runs in the first One-Day International in Paarl.
After South Africa scored 301 for eight, Sri Lanka were bowled out for a paltry 43 - their lowest ODI score and the fourth lowest of all time as the contest quickly descended into a one-sided affair.
Dean Elgar has been ruled out of the start of South Africa's One-Day International series against Sri Lanka with a knee injury and has been replaced in the squad for the first two matches by all-rounder Albie Morkel.
Elgar had been poised to make his ODI debut - along with Rory Kleinveldt - before being sidelined with the injury he picked up playing for the Chevrolet Knights against the Cape Cobras.
Thilan Samaraweera stroked a defiant unbeaten century but his efforts were in vain as South Africa wrapped up a ten-wicket win over Sri Lanka on day four of the third and final Test in Cape Town to seal a 2-1 series victory.
South Africa ended their wait for a first home series win since 2008 by dismissing Sri Lanka for 342 despite Samaraweera's 115 before Alviro Petersen hit a Dammika Prasad no ball for a single to end proceedings.
Sri Lanka have named a 15-man squad for the series of five One-Day Internationals against South Africa which begins on 11th January.
Fast bowler Nuwan Kulasekara makes his return from injury having missed the series defeat to Pakistan in the United Arab Emirates.