Sex talk stumps Michael Clarke
Sex talk stumps Michael Clarke

Australia captain Michael Clarke was momentarily stumped by a bungled question which appeared to be about his sex life as he celebrated World Cup semi-final win over India.

Cricket World Cup: Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni losing his Midas touch?
Cricket World Cup: Is Mahendra Singh Dhoni losing his Midas touch?

When Mahendra Singh Dhoni was surprisingly named India`s captain in 2007 as senior players backed out of the inaugural World Twenty20, he responded by leading his team to the title.

ICC Cricket World Cup: To counter spinners, Michael Clarke summons Shane Warne at nets
ICC Cricket World Cup: To counter spinners, Michael Clarke summons Shane Warne at nets

With the threat of in-form off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin looming large, Australian captain Michael Clarke today summoned Shane Warne at the team's nets ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final clash against India, here on Thursday.

ICC World Cup: My record stacks up against just about anyone, says Michael Clarke
ICC World Cup: My record stacks up against just about anyone, says Michael Clarke

Drawing flak for his indifferent form in the World Cup so far, Australian skipper Michael Clarke today hit back at his critics, saying that his record in limited overs cricket is as good as anybody who has played the game.

Hope Australia don't cross the line while sledging: Rohit Sharma
Hope Australia don't cross the line while sledging: Rohit Sharma

India's batting mainstay Rohit Sharma said on Wednesday that Australian cricketers might use sledging as a weapon during their high-voltage cricket World Cup semi-final match on Thursday but hoped they wouldn't cross the line of tolerance.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke backs David Warner to behave, Mitchell Johnson leads battle cry
ICC Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke backs David Warner to behave, Mitchell Johnson leads battle cry

Australia captain Michael Clarke expects temperamental opener David Warner to be on his best behaviour in Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against India, but Mitchell Johnson is ready to step up the sledging war.

India vs Australia: Spin or seam? MS Dhoni & Co confident of passing Sydney test
India vs Australia: Spin or seam? MS Dhoni & Co confident of passing Sydney test

India will go into Thursday`s World Cup semi-final against Australia in Sydney confident of success irrespective of whether the wicket took turn or assisted fast bowlers, opener Rohit Sharma said.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Stage set for 2nd semis as India, Australia look to book final berth
Cricket World Cup 2015: Stage set for 2nd semis as India, Australia look to book final berth

Defending champions India will hope the law of averages does not catch up with them when they clash with hosts Australia in a widely-anticipated World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

Short-ball tactics could backfire on India: Steve Smith
Short-ball tactics could backfire on India: Steve Smith

Steve Smith feels peppering the Australian batsman with the too many short balls could backfire on India when the two teams meet in the cricket World Cup semifinal here Thursday.

ICC World Cup: Perfect time to beat Australia, says Virat Kohli
ICC World Cup: Perfect time to beat Australia, says Virat Kohli

 Crediting bowlers for Indian team's remarkable turnaround after a winless show preceding the World Cup, star batsman Virat Kohli feels it is the perfect time to beat Australia in Thursday's semifinal and do justice to their performance in the showpiece event.

Difference between India and Australia is Ravichandran Ashwin, says Stuart Clark
Difference between India and Australia is Ravichandran Ashwin, says Stuart Clark

Former Australia pacer Stuart Clark feels the advantage India have going into Thursday's semi-final is that they have "world class" off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin in their ranks with the Michael Clarke-led side lacking a quality spinner.

I can be frontline spinner for Aussies against India: Glenn Maxwell
I can be frontline spinner for Aussies against India: Glenn Maxwell

 As the SCG wicket is expected to help the spinners, Glenn Maxwell says he was ready to play the role of frontline spinner for Australia in World Cup semifinal against India.

Mitchell Starc's performance would be crucial agaisnt India: Geoff Marsh
Mitchell Starc's performance would be crucial agaisnt India: Geoff Marsh

Former Australia opener and chief coach Geoff Marsh feels that speedster Mitchell Starc's performance will be key for the home team in their upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final clash against India at the SCG on Thursday.

India can beat Australia if bowlers continue impressive form: VVS Laxman
India can beat Australia if bowlers continue impressive form: VVS Laxman

Former batsman VVS Laxman feels that India can beat Australia in the semifinal of the ongoing cricket World Cup on March 26 if their bowlers continue their impressive form.

Australia will have to bat better against India: Michael Clarke
Australia will have to bat better against India: Michael Clarke

Australia saw through one of the fierce fast bowling spells by Wahab Riaz to set up a cricket World Cup semifinal clash against India but the home team skipper Michael Clarke on Friday said his players will have to bat much better against the defending champions.

Channel defends Michael Clarke's role as commentator
Channel defends Michael Clarke's role as commentator

Australian broadcaster Channel Nine has dismissed the criticism of injured Australian skipper Michael Clarke turning commentator for the third and fourth Tests against India, terming the negativity as "petty".

India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test
India vs Australia: Michael Clarke to do commentary during Boxing Day Test

Australia's injured skipper Michael Clarke will join the Channel Nine commentary team for the Boxing Day Test match in Melbourne, which will also mark the return of former Test captain Bill Lawry behind the mike.

Five things we witnessed in the Brisbane Test between Australia and India

Australia dominated proceedings once again as their fitting performance at the Gabba in Brisbane, continued to haunt India. The Aussies who recorded back to back Test match victories, looked dominating on all fronts and handed India a four-wicket blow.

India vs Australia: A tale of two tails

In sports, numbers are everything. In a high stake series like the one between Australia and India Down Under, numbers are bound to excite. But beware, not all numbers will help keep sanity, especially if one is an Indian fan.

Mark Taylor says Australia's first Test against India will help 'grieving' players to move on
Mark Taylor says Australia's first Test against India will help 'grieving' players to move on

Former Australia cricket team captain Mark Taylor has said that next week's rescheduled first Test against India would allow the nation's grieving cricketers to start moving on from Phillip Hughes' shock passing.