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Australia sweep series as Pakistan suffer yet another batting collapse

A disciplined all-round bowling performance on day five was the catalyst for Australia’s comprehensive 220-run victory over Pakistan in the third Test at the SCG. Pakistan were bowled out shortly before tea for 244 with wicketkeeper Sarfraz Ahmed finishing unbeaten on a 70-ball 72 during an enterprising knock that was all in vain. It meant Australia swept the series 3-0 ... Read More »

ICC Cricket World Cup: India title defence ends in heartbreak Aussies enter final with thumping win

Sydney: 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. In an engrossing semifinal clash, four-time champions Australia rode on Steve Smith’s classy 105 to post an imposing 328/7 ... Read More »

South Africa spin twins knock Sri Lanka out of World Cup

CHOKERS NO MORE—Tahir’s four, Duminy’s hat-trick seal Sri Lanka’s doom in first quarterfinal. Scores | Pictures | We’re obsessed with our goal: AB JP Duminy took a hat-trick as South Africa’s bowlers set up a crushing nine-wicket World Cup quarter-final win over Sri Lanka in Sydney on Wednesday. Sri Lanka, who won the toss, were bowled out for just 133 on a good Sydney Cricket ... Read More »

World Cup venues Sydney Cricket Ground Hagley Oval

Fourteen cities — seven in Australia and seven in New Zealand – will host the event’s 49 matches. Presenting a detailed look at the venues, two at a time… 11. SYDNEY A tourist’s delight Sydney, the capital of New South Wales, is the largest city in Australia. It is multi-cultural, with 250 languages spoken. That will become 251, when cricket ... Read More »

ICC World Cup warm up matches start from Feb 8

A series of warm-up matches starting Feb 8 will provide insight into the form of some of the teams taking part in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, and also give a chance to fans, who are from the tournament venues, to see some of the stars in action. A total of 14 warm-up matches will be played from Feb ... Read More »