Top ten moments of 2015 Cricket World Cup

Finally, after six weeks of enthralling cricketing action, Australia won their fifth World Cup defeating co-hosts New Zealand in Melbourne.

No Indian in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum
No Indian in ICC's World Cup XI led by Brendon McCullum

Not a single Indian cricketer found a place in the ICC's World Cup XI which was dominated by runners-up New Zealand rather than champions Australia with Black Caps skipper Brendon McCullum as its captain.

Cricket World Cup: Domingo defends Philander, Phangiso decisions
Cricket World Cup: Domingo defends Philander, Phangiso decisions

South Africa coach Russell Domingo Friday defended playing bowler Vernon Philander in the four-wicket World Cup semi-final loss to co-hosts New Zealand.

ICC World Cup 2015: 'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'
ICC World Cup 2015: 'Proteas will have to wait for 4 more years'

Former South Africa captain Graeme Smith said on Wednesday that the Proteas will have to wait for another four years to lift their first cricket World Cup trophy following their defeat to New Zealand in the semifinal on Tuesday.

No choke this time: South Africa goes easy on cricket team
No choke this time: South Africa goes easy on cricket team

Led by unexpected praise from the nation's outspoken sports minister, South Africa went easy on its cricket team after another painful loss at the World Cup.

Cricket World Cup 2015: South African captain AB De Villiers regrets missing easy chances
Cricket World Cup 2015: South African captain AB De Villiers regrets missing easy chances

South African skipper AB de Villiers on Tuesday rued the missed chances that eventually cost his side the World Cup semi-final against New Zealand at the Eden Park.

ICC World Cup 2015: No idea what to do from here, says AB De Villiers
ICC World Cup 2015: No idea what to do from here, says AB De Villiers

A dejected South Africa captain AB de Villiers on Tuesday said he has no clue what he and his team will do here on after they were knocked out of the cricket World Cup by New Zealand in the first semi-final at the Eden Park here.

South Africa need to solve fifth bowler riddle
South Africa need to solve fifth bowler riddle

South Africa leave the World Cup ruing how close they came to reaching the final for the first time but will also know they never quite found the right balance in their side to go all the way.

AB de Villiers takes blame for South Africa blunder show
AB de Villiers takes blame for South Africa blunder show

Distraught South Africa captain AB de Villiers laid the blame for the World Cup semi-final loss to New Zealand on a string of costly errors led by his own failure to run out Corey Anderson.

Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa`s semi-final woes continue
Cricket World Cup 2015: South Africa`s semi-final woes continue

South Africa`s four-wicket defeat by New Zealand at Auckland`s Eden Park was their fourth loss in as many World Cup semi-finals, with the Proteas still to make it to the tournament`s showpiece match.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Grant Elliott – New Zealand's new hero!
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Grant Elliott – New Zealand's new hero!

He might not be a big name in world cricket, but New Zealand batsman Grant Eliott played a scintillating knock against South Africa in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 and guided the Kiwis to a 4-wicket win.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: South Africa vs New Zealand - As it happened...
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: South Africa vs New Zealand - As it happened...

Welcome to our live cricket blog for the 1st semi-final between New Zealand and South Africa at Auckland

Acid test for Brendon McCullum, AB de Villiers in 1st World Cup semi-final clash
Acid test for Brendon McCullum, AB de Villiers in 1st World Cup semi-final clash

New Zealand and South Africa are all set for the much anticipated 1st semi-final clash of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, which is scheduled to take place in Auckland on Tuesday.

World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: Brendon McCullum's writes innovative letter of excuse for Kiwi fans
World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: Brendon McCullum's writes innovative letter of excuse for Kiwi fans

History will be up for grabs on Tuesday as co-hosts New Zealand take on South Africa in the first semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 in Auckland.

ICC World Cup: 'No one can stop us', says South African skipper AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup: 'No one can stop us', says South African skipper AB de Villiers

After years of South Africa being lumbered with the "chokers" tag, captain AB de Villiers boldly declared Monday the World Cup was theirs for the taking this time.

Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand, South Africa rule out sledging
Cricket World Cup 2015: New Zealand, South Africa rule out sledging

Four years after New Zealand beat South Africa in a spiteful World Cup clash, rival captains Brendon McCullum and AB de Villiers were pledging nothing but niceness on the eve of a crucial semi-final.

ICC World Cup 2015: `No one can stop us`, says South Africa skipper AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup 2015: `No one can stop us`, says South Africa skipper AB de Villiers

After years of South Africa being lumbered with the "chokers" tag, captain AB de Villiers boldly declared Monday the World Cup was theirs for the taking this time.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa - Preview
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final: New Zealand vs South Africa - Preview

New Zealand and South Africa clash in the World Cup semi-finals at Auckland`s Eden Park on Tuesday hoping to end years of pain and near-misses.

ICC World Cup 2015: No need for big motivation speech for semi-final, says AB de Villiers
ICC World Cup 2015: No need for big motivation speech for semi-final, says AB de Villiers

South Africa captain AB de Villiers doubts he will need to say too much to motivate his team mates for their cricket World Cup semi-final against New Zealand as he feels they are already in a `good space`.