Varun Aaron grabbed 3 wickets as young Cricket Australia XI were bowled out for 219 at Gliderol stadium in Adelaide. Indians were 55/1 at the end of Day 1. Full scorecard | Schedule : 1st test starts 4th November | India test squad | Australia test squad | Ind v Aus test head to head.
Quinton de Kock's century went in vain as Aaron Finch, Shane Watson and Steve Smith ushered revised target of 275 from 48 overs. 4-1 series win makes Aussies new no.1 in ODI rankings. Home team won T20 series 2-1.
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.