No Asian team in Cricket World Cup final for first time in 28 years
No Asian team in Cricket World Cup final for first time in 28 years

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.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia beat defending champions India, set-up final clash with New Zealand
ICC Cricket World Cup: Australia beat defending champions India, set-up final clash with New Zealand

India's near flawless title defence 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.

ICC Cricket World Cup: Steven Smith`s golden summer continues
ICC Cricket World Cup: Steven Smith`s golden summer continues

Steve Smith has made the No.3 batting spot his own with a sparkling 89-ball century to lay the platform for Australia`s 328 for seven batting first against India in the World Cup semi-final in Sydney on Thursday.

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.

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.

Australia record biggest World Cup win, hammer Afghanistan by 275 runs
Australia record biggest World Cup win, hammer Afghanistan by 275 runs

David Warner made mincemeat of an inexperienced Afghanistan bowling attack with a magnificent 178 as hosts Australia thrashed Afghanistan by 275 runs after piling up a tournament record 417 for six in a group league match of the cricket World Cup here on Wednesday.

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

Welcome to the Live coverage of a Pool A encounter between Australia and Afghanistan in the ICC World Cup 2015, at the WACA in Perth.

Need to be at our best for New Zealand: Steven Smith
Need to be at our best for New Zealand: Steven Smith

Ahead of their Pool A encounter Saturday, all-rounder Steven Smith believes Australia need to be at the top of their game to have any chance of beating World Cup co-hosts New Zealand.

Star sensation Steven Smith ready to bat at any position for Australia
Star sensation Steven Smith ready to bat at any position for Australia

Young Australian batsman Steven Smith said Monday he is willing to bat at any position for the team in the World Cup.

Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann
Australia captain is second most important after PM: Darren Lehmann

Putting to rest speculation about Michael Clarke's dipping popularity within the national cricket team, coach Darren Lehmann said that Australian captain occupies the second-most important position after the Prime Minister and everyone wants him to be fit and raring to go.

Steve Smith credits IPL for success
Steve Smith credits IPL for success

Going through the form of his life, Australian batsman Steven Smith said his participation in the Indian Premier League has helped him improve his game and taught him to adapt to different situations.

ODI tri-series: Australia vs India - As it happened...
ODI tri-series: Australia vs India - As it happened...

Welcome to our coverage of the fifth match of the Tri-series between Australia and India being played at Sydney Cricket Ground. It's a huge day, of cricket and also that of nationalism. It's Australia Day Down Under and Republic Day for the Indians. Aussies have already qualified for the final and for India, it is a must win game to keep their faintest of hopes alive for the title match.

ODI tri-series: After a duck in first match, Ian Bell finds form just at right time
ODI tri-series: After a duck in first match, Ian Bell finds form just at right time

Veteran England cricketer Ian Bell continued his good run in the ongoing tri-series as he slammed a ton against Australia in the fourth match of the series.

ODI tri-series: Steven Smith praises Australian bowlers after win over England
ODI tri-series: Steven Smith praises Australian bowlers after win over England

Australia skipper Steven Smith on Friday heaped praise on his bowlers for checking England's surge in the death overs and restricting them to 303 for eight in their cricket tri-series match here today.

In-form Steven Smith takes Australia into tri-series final
In-form Steven Smith takes Australia into tri-series final

Skipper Steve Smith smashed an enthralling hundred as Australia recovered from late jitters to enter the cricket tri-series final with a thrilling three-wicket triumph over England here today.

Henriques replaces Watson in Australian squad for Hobart ODI
Henriques replaces Watson in Australian squad for Hobart ODI

 All-rounder Moises Henriques on Thursday replaced an injured Shane Watson in the Australian squad for Friday's tri-series cricket match against England.

George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia
George Bailey in doubt for next ODI, Steven Smith likely to lead Australia

Steven Smith is likely to captain Australia in the next ODI of the tri-series against England in Hobart on Friday as George Bailey faces a possible suspension from the ICC due to his side's slow over-rate in the four-wicket win over India at the MCG, here on Sunday.

ODI tri-series: MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss
ODI tri-series: MS Dhoni attributes lacklustre new ball bowling for India's loss

Indian captain Mahendra Singh on Sunday conceded that his side lost the plot in the early overs with new ball bowlers failing to make a mark in their tense four-wicket loss against Australia in their cricket tri-series match here.

ODI Tri-series: Five exciting batsmen to watch out for​

ODI Tri-series: Five exciting batsmen to watch out for​