Conjuring up my inner Bill Lawry...What a ripper, this tournament has turned out to be!! Until the last game, until the final moments of that game, the semi-final line ups were not decided. The organizers could not have asked for a better finish to the league phases of this wonderful
Australia clinched their 5th world cup title yesterday, after cruising to an emphatic 7 wicket win against New Zealand at the MCG. Being no strangers to the condition and stress of playing in a world cup final, Australia dominated the game with their pacers applying pressure on the Kiwi batsmen, before
Australia qualified for their seventh world cup final today after a convincing win against defending champions India. The win enabled Australia to qualify for the finals for the first time since 2007. Steve Smith's 93-ball 105 along with Finch's 81 and quick-fire runs from Faulkner, Watson and Johnson in the
New Zealand picked up a hard-fought 3 wicket victory against Bangladesh today at Hamilton during their last group stage match. The Tigers scored 288/7 in 50 overs after Mahmudullah picked up his second consecutive ton. However, Guptill's century led the Kiwis to their 6th straight victory in the tournament as
Bangladesh defeated England by 15 runs today at Adelaide and qualified for the quarter finals, subsequently eliminating England from the group stage of the tournament. Their win also enabled Sri Lanka to qualify for the knockouts, as they remain at no. 4 with 6 points. Bangladesh meanwhile, are at no.