For the first time in 28 years, there will be no Asian team in the final of a Cricket World Cup. Australia defeated defending champions India in the second semi-final of the cricket's show-piece event by 95 runs in Sydney. The Aussies will meet tournament co-hosts New Zealand in the final on Sunday.
The number of teams taking part in the 2019 World Cup hasn`t been finalised, the International Cricket Council told AFP on Friday as it responded to growing criticism that its proposed cut risked damaging the sport`s development.
New Zealand captain Brendon McCullum vowed Friday his side will stick with their aggressive approach as they look to maintain their perfect record at this World Cup when they face arch-rivals Australia.
Former Australia captain Steve Waugh is annoyed in the manner a section of people are being critical of Michael Clarke's captaincy terming them as "loose lips" who are trying to destroy his relationship with Steve Smith by spreading unnecessary rumours.
As the 11th edition of ICC World Cup is round the corner, let's relive some of the most memorable, emotional and action-packed moments from the past, which are still quite fresh in the minds of cricket lovers.
Even though he already had five Test centuries to his name, the moment Steve Smith, batting on 99 at the Gabba, saw his shot go past the fielder towards the point boundary, he screamed and celebrated as if it was his debut Test ton.
He has rarely shown emotion on the field but former Australian captain Steve Waugh was emotional as he spoke about his teenager son Austin breaking down after hearing the news of Phillip Hughes' death.
Former Australian Test captain Steve Waugh has revealed that the late Australian batsman Phillip Hughes was destined for greatness as he was always eager to develop his skills and increase his knowledge on cricket.