Knock against Pakistan most important of my career: Shane Watson
Knock against Pakistan most important of my career: Shane Watson

Australian all-rounder Shane Watson said on Thursday his unbeaten knock of 64 runs against Pakistan in the World Cup quarter-final is the "most important innings" of his One-Day International career as he was plain "lucky" to survive the hostile spell from Pakistan pacer Wahab Riaz.

Misbah-ul-Haq lacked aggression as skipper: Inzamam-ul-Haq
Misbah-ul-Haq lacked aggression as skipper: Inzamam-ul-Haq

Former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq on Saturday said that Misbah-ul-Haq was a defensive skipper in their entire cricket World Cup campaign and lacked aggression like the legendary Imran Khan.

Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz apologies to fans for loss to Australia
Pakistan bowler Wahab Riaz apologies to fans for loss to Australia

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz has apologised to the nation for the team's failure in the cricket World Cup quarter final against Australia.

ICC World Cup: Josh Hazlewood seizes his chance for Australia
ICC World Cup: Josh Hazlewood seizes his chance for Australia

Australian pace bowler Josh Hazlewood thought his World Cup might be over when he was dropped in the pool stage and no one can accuse him of not taking his chance when it came in the quarter-finals.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson fined for angry World Cup clash
ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz, Shane Watson fined for angry World Cup clash

Pakistan fast bowler Wahab Riaz was fined 50 percent of his match fee while Australian all-rounder Shane Watson was penalised 15 percent of his after their angry clash in Friday`s World Cup quarter-final.

Reactions to quarter-final clash between Australia and Pakistan
Reactions to quarter-final clash between Australia and Pakistan

The Yellow brigade overcame Asian giants Pakistan in a pulsating quarter-final clash of the ICC World Cup 2015 at the Adelaide Oval on Friday. Although Pakistan scored a paltry 213 runs, Australia were in a spot of bother caused by Wahab Riaz but poor fielding saw the game go in favour of the hosts and register a place in the semi-final against India.

Sticky bails: Misbah-ul-Haq failed to capitalise on lucky reprieve against Australia
Sticky bails: Misbah-ul-Haq failed to capitalise on lucky reprieve against Australia

Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq on Friday failed to capitalise on a lucky escape against Australia in their 2015 ICC World Cup quarter-final match in Adelaide. Pacer Josh Hazlewood seemed to have bowled him, when Pakistan was stuttering at 24 for two, but the bail didn't fall despite the delivery hitting the stumps.

Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails
Australia vs Pakistan: Brad Haddin attempts to cheat by knocking off Umar Akmal's bails

Australian wicket-keeper Brad Haddin was involved in a controversy on Friday when he knocked off Pakistani Umar Akmal's bails in the 26th over of their innings and appealed for the batsman's dismissal in the cricket World Cup quarter-final here.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke hails whirlwind Wahab Riaz
Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke hails whirlwind Wahab Riaz

Australia captain Michael Clarke lauded Pakistani fast bowler Wahab Riaz, saying his side was lucky to survive the left-armer's torrid spell to win the World Cup quarter-final.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz – what a spell!
Cricket World Cup 2015: Wahab Riaz – what a spell!

Considering the fact they had a paltry total to defend against Australia in the third quarter-final, Misbah-ul-Haq needed a special effort from his seam bowlers to make a match of it.

ICC World Cup: Pakistan's dismal fielding contributes to huge defeat against Australia
ICC World Cup: Pakistan's dismal fielding contributes to huge defeat against Australia

Pakistan would have hoped to bowl and field well after a sorry batting performance against Australia their quarter-final against Australia at the Adelaide Oval. Though they ticked off the bowling mark with Wahab Riaz firing in, their fielding let them down as two dropped catches proved costly in the end.

ICC World Cup, 3rd quarter-final: Australia beat Pakistan, set up semi-final clash with India
ICC World Cup, 3rd quarter-final: Australia beat Pakistan, set up semi-final clash with India

Four-time former champions Australia set up an explosive semifinal clash against title-holders India in the cricket World Cup semifinal after comprehensively beating Pakistan by six wickets in the mega-event's third quarterfinal here on Friday.

ICC World Cup 2015: It's India vs Australia in 2nd semi-final!
ICC World Cup 2015: It's India vs Australia in 2nd semi-final!

Cricket fans across the world will get entertainment worth their money as hosts Australia take on defending champions India in the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2015.

ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Pakistan - As it happened...
ICC World Cup 2015: Australia vs Pakistan - As it happened...

Australia managed to hold off Pakistan in the third quarter-final of the ICC World Cup 2015 to book a semi-final date with India.

Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'
Michael Clarke wants Aussies to treat quarter-final against Pakistan like 'World Cup final'

Australia captain Michael Clarke will approach Friday`s World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan like a final, saying he expected a "tough challenge" from Misbah-ul-Haq`s men in the make-or-break game.

ICC World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final: Australia vs Pakistan - Preview
ICC World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final: Australia vs Pakistan - Preview

History favours Australia, but Pakistan`s astonishing ability to conjure magical wins promises enthralling cricket during their World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

Cricket World Cup: History of conflict for Australia and Pakistan
Cricket World Cup: History of conflict for Australia and Pakistan

Pakistan and Australia go into Friday`s World Cup quarter-final burdened by a history of tension, setting the stage for an explosive contest at the Adelaide Oval.

Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia call-up Steve Waugh for words of wisdom
Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia call-up Steve Waugh for words of wisdom

Australia have called up former captain Steve Waugh for advice as they prepare for the World Cup quarter-final against Pakistan at the Adelaide Oval on Friday.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Former Pak stars want Younis Khan to take field in Adelaide
ICC Cricket World Cup: Former Pak stars want Younis Khan to take field in Adelaide

Pakistan's cricket community of former Test players are in favour of the national team management playing senior batsman Younis Khan in the World Cup quarter-final against Australia in Adelaide on Friday.

Cricket World Cup: Left is just right for Mitchell Starc's fan Wasim Akram
Cricket World Cup: Left is just right for Mitchell Starc's fan Wasim Akram

 Wasim Akram can`t wait to see six left-arm seamers in action when Australia and Pakistan clash Friday for a World Cup semi-final spot, but admits Mitchell Starc is his favourite exponent.