India vs Australia WC semi-final match generated 24.5 million interactions on Facebook
India vs Australia WC semi-final match generated 24.5 million interactions on Facebook

As Australia and India faced off on Thursday to compete for a spot in the Cricket World Cup final, conversation on Facebook exploded as millions joined in ball-by-ball commentary during the crucial game. 

ICC Cricket World Cup: Team India deserves praise, not stones and criticism

The semi-final loss was heartbreaking. The Indian cricket team had been in superb form right throughout the tournament and they were expected to do the same against the mighty Aussies.

DNA: India's loss at ICC World Cup 2015 celebrated by some in Srinagar

India's loss at ICC World Cup 2015 was celebrated in Srinagar by some.
Also watch: Special report on Atal Bihari Vajpayee who received Bharat Ratna on Friday and Lee Kuan Yew Singapore's founder father.

Ram Gopal Varma 'happy' over India's loss against Australia; Omar hits back

A war of words has broken out between Bollywood filmmaker Ram Gopal Varma and National Conference leader Omar Abdullah over the former's controversial tweets on Indian cricket team's defeat against Australia in Thursday's World Cup semi-final match.

DNA: Analysing India's heartbreaking defeat in ICC World Cup semi-final

India's innings in the World Cup came to an agonising end on Thursday as they succumbed to pressure against the Australian team, who decimated the defending champions by 95 runs to romp into the finals and break a million Indian hearts.

Fast N Facts @7:30 pm

Watch Fast N Facts @7:30 pm

Cricket World Cup: Australian media criticises lack of fight from Indians
Cricket World Cup: Australian media criticises lack of fight from Indians

Australian media were critical of lack of fight from Indian batsmen while praising their national team for a strong performance in their emphatic 95-run run victory to storm into the final of the cricket World Cup here on Thursday.

ICC WC 2015: Expert analysis of India vs Australia semi-final match-Part 2

India's innings in the World Cup came to an agonising end on Thursday as they succumbed to pressure against the clinical Australians, who decimated the defending champions by 95 runs to romp into the finals and break a million Indian hearts.Watch our experts analyse India's defeat in the semis.

Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention
Cricket World Cup: Indian fan sacrifices tongue seeking divine intervention

Fanaticism drove an Indian cricket fan to the extremes during India's semi-final defeat to Australia, according to reports.

Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistan players rue ouster of Asian teams from final
Cricket World Cup: Former Pakistan players rue ouster of Asian teams from final

Former Pakistani cricketers rued the failure of any Asian team to make it to the cricket World Cup final after Australia beat India by 95 runs in the second semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

Cricket World Cup: Former greats attribute India's loss to missed opportunities
Cricket World Cup: Former greats attribute India's loss to missed opportunities

Attributing India's ouster from the World Cup to crucial missed opportunities, former cricketers on Thursday said the team needed a big knock from a top-order batsman to have a shot at overhauling the mammoth Australian total.

Pressure of semi-finals got to India: Sunil Gavaskar
Pressure of semi-finals got to India: Sunil Gavaskar

Dejected with Indian batsmen's poor shot selection in their 329-run chase, former skipper Sunil Gavaskar said that the pressure of the cricket World Cup semi-final got to the team as it was outplayed by Australia here on Thursday.

Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form: Ganguly
Unfair to blame Anushka for Kohli's poor form: Ganguly

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Thursday lashed out at people who attacked Anushka Sharma for Virat Kohli's failure with the bat in the cricket World Cup semifinal against Australia, saying that it showed their immaturity.

India lost half the match when we lost the toss: Ajit Wadekar
India lost half the match when we lost the toss: Ajit Wadekar

India were let down by their pace bowlers and losing the toss was a big blow to the defending champions, who went down tamely to Australia in the semi-final of the Cricket World Cup today, said former captain Ajit Wadekar.

Gloom shrouds India after World Cup exit
Gloom shrouds India after World Cup exit

A pall of gloom descended on the Indian dressing room after the team's campaign in the World Cup came to an agonising end here on Thursday, and the pain of losing the semi-finals engulfed the entire cricket-crazy nation that was left grief-stricken.

Don't make a big deal out of Virat Kohli's dismissal: MS Dhoni
Don't make a big deal out of Virat Kohli's dismissal: MS Dhoni

Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni on Thursday defended an under-fire Virat Kohli for his indiscreet shot selection in the lost semi-final clash against Australia in the ICC Cricket World Cup, here today.

Defeat to New Zealand galvanised Australia: Michael Clarke
Defeat to New Zealand galvanised Australia: Michael Clarke

Losing to New Zealand in the World Cup pool stage was the kick up the backside Australia needed and the subsequent improvement was on show in their semi-final victory over India on Thursday, captain Michael Clarke said.

ICC WC 2015: Experts analyse India's defeat in semi-final

India's innings in the World Cup came to an agonising end on Thursday as they succumbed to pressure against the clinical Australians, who decimated the defending champions by 95 runs to romp into the finals and break a million Indian hearts.Watch our experts analyse India's defeat in the semis.

India vs Australia: Shikhar Dhawan's dismissal was the turning point, says MS Dhoni
India vs Australia: Shikhar Dhawan's dismissal was the turning point, says MS Dhoni

A crestfallen Indian captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni said opener Shikhar Dhawan's dismissal was the turning point in the cricket World Cup semi-final against Australia, which his team lost by 95 runs at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) on Thursday.

Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final
Cricket World Cup: Michael Clarke salutes Steven Smith as Australia power into final

Australia captain Michael Clarke praised the "exceptional" Steven Smith after his side beat defending champions India by 95 runs on Thursday to set a World Cup final with New Zealand.