After bowlers let Aussies lower order build unthinkable 97 runs lead, today Indian top order collapsed against Mitchell Johnson.. Full scorecard | 1st test : Australia won by 48 runs | Schedule : 3rd test from 26th December | India squad | Australia squad | Head to head.
After 3 consecutive wicket maidens on first day, nothing went Windies way at Centurion as Hashim Amla and AB de Villiers put on record stand and then bowlers helped enforce follow-on, registering inning + 220 runs victory. Full scorecard | Schedule : 2nd test at Port Elizabeth from 26th Dec.
1975 = West Indies, 1979 = West Indies, 1983 = India, 1987 = Australia, 1992 = Pakistan, 1996 = Sri Lanka, 1999 = Australia, 2003 = Australia, 2007 = Australia, 2011 = India. Will we see a new winner in 2015? South Africans, Englishmen and Kiwis will surely be hoping so. World cup returns to Trans-tasman countries Australia and New Zealand after over two long decades.
Format : Same as last time with 14 teams broken into two groups of seven each with top four qualifying for the quarter finals.
Group A = Australia, England, Sri Lanka, New Zealand, Afghanistan and Scotland.
Group B = India, South Africa, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland and United Arab Emirates.
Schedule : Starts on 14 February with New Zealand facing Sri Lanka.