Semi-final 2 : Aussies send defending champions Indians back home.

Semi-final 2 : Aussies send defending champions Indians back home.

Aussies brought an end to India's 11 match unbeaten world cup run with a clear win of 95 runs at Sydney with Steve Smith scoring his fifth century against the visitors of the summer. Full story & scorecard.

Semi-final 1 : South Africans heart-broken as New Zealand claim humdinger

Semi-final 1 : South Africans heart-broken as New Zealand claim humdinger

Grant Elliott hit a six off penultimate ball to wrap up the big chase to take New Zealand into final after South African total had to be curtailed due to rain. Full story & scorecard.

Quarterfinal 4 : New Zealand destroy West Indies with Guptill's double.

Quarterfinal 4 : New Zealand destroy West Indies with Guptill's double.

Martin Guptill scored only the 6th ODI double century, pushing New Zealand to mountainous 393/6 to which Windies were no challenge, falling 143 runs short. Full story & scorecard.

Quarterfinal 3 : Rude Aussies register thorough win over Pakistan.

Quarterfinal 3 : Rude Aussies register thorough win over Pakistan.

Home team gave visitors a mouthful, and got some in return as well but there was only one winner on the field today as Pakistani batsmen and fielders failed their inspired bowlers. Misbah & Afridi retired from ODIs. Full story & scorecard.

Quarterfinal 2 : Experienced Indians too good for enthusiastic Bangladesh.

Quarterfinal 2 : Experienced Indians too good for enthusiastic Bangladesh.

Rohit Sharma's careful century pushed Indians past solid total before Indian bowlers bowled out opposition 7th consecutive time. Young Bangladesh side were probably over-whelmed by the big occasion. Full story & scorecard.

QF 1 : South Africans choke life out of Sri Lankans at Sydney.

QF 1 : South Africans choke life out of Sri Lankans at Sydney.

The first ever knock-out match win for South Africans in World cups was scripted by the bowlers who restricted Sri Lankans to an inferior 133 with JP Duminy taking a hat-trick and Imran Tahir a four-for. Full story & scorecard.

Match 42 : Pakistan overcome Ireland in virtual pre-quarterfinal.

Match 42 : Pakistan overcome Ireland in virtual pre-quarterfinal.

Sarfraz Ahmed became first Pakistani wicket keeper to score a century in World cups and his knock ensured green team chased down Irish 238 easily to qualify for quarter-finals. Full story & scorecard.

Match 41 : Windies comfortably beat UAE to qualify for knock-outs.

Match 41 : Windies comfortably beat UAE to qualify for knock-outs.

Captain Jason Holder and rest of Windies fast bowlers restricted inexperienced UAE batsmen to only 175 which batsmen chased down with 117 balls remaining, doing net run rate plenty of good. Full story & scorecard.

Match 40 : Aussies rush to an important win over Scotland.

Match 40 : Aussies rush to an important win over Scotland.

Mitchell Starc and rest of fast bowlers ensured rain unlucky Aussies fetched full points from this match to finish second on points table. Full story & scorecard.

Match 39 : Zimbabwe make Indians earn their 10th world cup win in a row.

Match 39 : Zimbabwe make Indians earn their 10th world cup win in a row.

Suresh Raina and MS Dhoni raised 196 unbroken partnership to finish the league stages unbeaten for Indians after Zimbabweans had snatched four early wickets defending solid 287. Full story & scorecard.

Match 38 : England defeat Afghanistan before returning home.

Match 38 : England defeat Afghanistan before returning home.

Only their second win besides four defeats for England, that too over newcommers Afghanistan, bringing their World cup campaign to an early end. Full story & scorecard.

Match 37 : New Zealand escape Bangla scare to remain unbeaten.

Match 37 : New Zealand escape Bangla scare to remain unbeaten.

Martin Guptill scored an important century after Bangladesh had eaten away Kiwi top order defending good total built around Mahmudullah's century. Full story & scorecard.

Match 36 : South Africans enter quarter-finals with easy win over UAE.

Match 36 : South Africans enter quarter-finals with easy win over UAE.

Captain AB de Villiers was out one short of his century but his knock ensured potent total was put on board to which UAE batsmen were no challenge. Full story & scorecard.

Match 35 : Sri Lankans storm into QF with 148 runs win over Scotland.

Match 35 : Sri Lankans storm into QF with 148 runs win over Scotland.

First batsman to score 4 consecutive centuries = Kumar Sangakkara, collaborated with Dilshan's 22nd ODI century to script solid 148 runs win for Sri Lankans over Scotland, storming into the quarter-finals. Full story & scorecard.

Match 34 : Indians beat Ireland on way to 9th World cup win in a row.

Match 34 : Indians beat Ireland on way to 9th World cup win in a row.

Shikhar Dhawan's 8th century fetched India 9th consecutive win in World cups, beating Ireland by significant margin of 8 wickets at Hamilton. Full story & scorecard.

Match 33 : Bangladesh knock England out in virtual pre-quarterfinal.

Match 33 : Bangladesh knock England out in virtual pre-quarterfinal.

In a virtual pre-quarter-final, Mahmudullah scored the maiden century by a Bangladesh batsman in World cup before fast bowlers sent England packing. Full story & scorecard.

Match 32 : Brave Sri Lankans fall 64 short of Australia's amazing 376.

Match 32 : Brave Sri Lankans fall 64 short of Australia's amazing 376.

Glenn Maxwell's fastest ODI century for Australia has pushed the target way too far that Kumar Sangakkara's third consecutive century didn't fetch any miracle for Sri Lankans. Full story & scorecard.

Match 31 : Afghanistan earn respectable defeat against New Zealand.

Match 31 : Afghanistan earn respectable defeat against New Zealand.

Daniel Vettori snatched away 4 wickets, restricting Afghanistan to 186 which Kiwis wrapped up inside 37 overs. Full story & scorecard.

Match 30 : Zimbabwe fall 5 short of ambitious Ireland target.

Match 30 : Zimbabwe fall 5 short of ambitious Ireland target.

Brendan Taylor and Sean Williams nearly pulled off an incredible win for Zimbabwe but thanks to substantially better fielding, Ireland claimed this tense game. Full story & scorecard.

Match 29 : Revitalizing win for Pakistan over South Africans.

Match 29 : Revitalizing win for Pakistan over South Africans.

Bowlers did the job for Pakistan after batsmen had given them a moderate total to defend. Tournament favorites South Africans suffered their second defeat. Full story & scorecard.

Match 28 : Nervous win for Indians over West Indies, chasing 182.

Match 28 : Nervous win for Indians over West Indies, chasing 182.

Captain MS Dhoni guided Indians home after Jerome Taylor and rest of Windies fast bowlers had ravaged the top order. Full story & scorecard.

Match 27 : Bangladesh accomplish record chase to clear Scotland hurdle.

Match 27 : Bangladesh accomplish record chase to clear Scotland hurdle.

Kyle Coetzer's 156 had posted potent total on board for Scotland but Bangladesh batsmen did the job confidently, resulting second biggest chase in World cups. Full story & scorecard.

Match 26 : Aussies break records with 275 runs win over Afghanistan.

Match 26 : Aussies break records with 275 runs win over Afghanistan.

Highest World cup total was built by the Aussies and then the bowlers restricted moderate Afghanistan batsman for just 142 runs, inflicting the biggest win in World cups. Full story & scorecard.

Match 25 : Pakistan string two wins together, beat UAE by 129 runs.

Match 25 : Pakistan string two wins together, beat UAE by 129 runs.

Batsmen finally stood up for Pakistan, putting solid total (339/6) on board to which UAE were no challenge, falling 129 runs short. Full story & scorecard.

Match 24 : South Africans teach that tough lesson to Ireland.

Match 24 : South Africans teach that tough lesson to Ireland.

Massive 411/4 were scored by senior South Africans who then defended their total 201 runs better against upcoming and high on confidence team Ireland. Full story & Scorecard.

Match 23 : Pakistan stay alive with tentative 20 runs win over Zimbabwe.

Match 23 : Pakistan stay alive with tentative 20 runs win over Zimbabwe.

Wahab Riaz did the job both with bat and ball while Mohammad Irfan took four as Pakistan registered their first win of the tournament. Full story & scorecard.

Match 22 : Sri Lankans showcase true potential, push England to the brink.

Match 22 : Sri Lankans showcase true potential, push England to the brink.

If England's 309/6 was a fine effort, Kumar Sangakkara and Lahiru Thirimanne secured the match for Sri Lankans for the loss of only one wicket. Full story and scorecard.

Match 21 : Ashwin makes Indian task easy against the UAE.

Match 21 : Ashwin makes Indian task easy against the UAE.

Career best 4/25 by Ravichandran helped Indians restrict UAE for just 102 which they chased down with 9 wickets and 187 runs in hand. Full story & scorecard.

Match 20 : Kiwis luckier than Aussies in a thriller between hosts.

Match 20 : Kiwis luckier than Aussies in a thriller between hosts.

19 wickets fell for just 303 runs scored with Kane Williamson's calm knock being the difference between the trans-tasman arch rivals.. Full story & scorecard.

Match 19 : Record breaking AB de Villiers destroys West Indies.

Match 19 : Record breaking AB de Villiers destroys West Indies.

The fastest 150 in ODI cricket, off just 64 balls came from the bat of AB de Villiers, pushing South Africa to 408/5 to which West Indies had no answer. Full story & scorecard.

Match 18 : Sri Lankans brush Bangladesh aside .

Match 18 : Sri Lankans brush Bangladesh aside .

Tillakaratne Dilshan's 21st ODI century, and Kumar Sangakkara's 22nd (in this 400th ODI) helped Lankans score an emphatic win over tricky Bangladesh side. Full story & scorecard.

Match 17 : Afghanistan's first World cup win, a thriller over Scotland.

Match 17 : Afghanistan's first World cup win, a thriller over Scotland.

8 down for 132, Samiullah Shenwari scripted thrilling win for Afghanistan, their first ever at World cup stage, beating Scotland by one wicket! Full story & scorecard.

Match 16 : Ireland claim the humdinger against UAE.

Match 16 : Ireland claim the humdinger against UAE.

Easily the closest match of the tournament so far, UAE pushed confident Ireland team down to the wire chasing 279 but they did it with four balls and two wickets remaining. Full story & scorecard.

Match 15 : Gayle's double destroys Zimbabwe.

Match 15 : Gayle's double destroys Zimbabwe.

West Indies left hander scored only the 5th ODI double century and added record 372 runs partnership with Marlon Samuels, leaving very little chance for young Zimbabweans. Full story & scorecard.

Match 14 : England off the mark, beat Scotland.

Match 14 : England off the mark, beat Scotland.

Moeen Ali's century and his 172 runs opening stand with Ian Bell set up a big total to which Scotish team had no answers, falling 119 runs short. Full story & scorecard.

Match 13 : India's first win over South Africa in World cups.

Match 13 : India's first win over South Africa in World cups.

Shikhar Dhawan's 7th century and crucial knocks from Virat Kohli and Ajinkya Rahane posted solid total on board for Indian to which South Africans had no answers, falling 130 runs short. Full story and scorecard.

Match 12 : Sri Lankans survive an Afghanistan scare.

Match 12 : Sri Lankans survive an Afghanistan scare.

Mahela Jayawardene and then Thisara Perera lured Sri Lankans out of danger against an inspired performance from Afghanistan side. Full story and scorecard.

Match 11 : Rain brings a blessing for Bangladesh against Australia.

Match 11 : Rain brings a blessing for Bangladesh against Australia.

Cyclone Marcia didn't allow a ball to be bowled, even the toss didn't happen before match was called off. Bangladesh won't be complain earning a point against mighty hosts without even playing. Full story.

Match 10 : West Indies inflict biggest World cup defeat to Pakistan.

Match 10 : West Indies inflict biggest World cup defeat to Pakistan.

Windies recovered remarkably to score potent total to which Pakistanis had no answer, falling 150 runs short. Full story and scorecard.

Match 9 : New Zealand annihilate England.

Match 9 : New Zealand annihilate England.

First, Tim Southee's 7 wkts haul wrapped Englishmen for just 123 and then Brendon McCullum knocked 77 off just 25 balls to rub it in. Full story and scorecard.

Match 8 : Zimbabwe chase down UAE's 285.

Match 8 : Zimbabwe chase down UAE's 285.

Zimbabwe bowlers gave away the highest ODI total ever for UAE but batsmen did a determined chase, overhauling the significant target with two overs to spare. Full story and scorecard.

Match 7 : Bangladesh clear Afghan danger.

Match 7 : Bangladesh clear Afghan danger.

Exeprienced duo of Mushfiqur Rahim and Shakib Al Hasan helped Bangladesh post a decent total on board before new commers Afghanistan surrendered 105 runs defeat. Full story and scorecard.

Match 6 : Uneasy win for Kiwis over Scotland.

Match 6 : Uneasy win for Kiwis over Scotland.

Trent Boult grabbed two wickets off his first two balls to trigger Scotish demolision but home team themselves lost 7 batsmen to overhaul target of only 143. Full Story & scorecard.

Match 5 : Ireland overhaul Windies' 304.

Match 5 : Ireland overhaul Windies' 304.

Paul Stirling, Ed Joyce and Niall O'Brien scripted wonderful chase at Nelson after Irish spinners had restricted seniors West Indies to 304/7 despite century from Lendl Simmons. Full story & scorecard.

Match 4 : Indians unbeaten to Pakistan in World cup.

Match 4 : Indians unbeaten to Pakistan in World cup.

6th win from as many matches for the blue boys over the arch rival green team. Virat Kohli's 22nd century, Suresh Raina's explosive knock (and couple of catches) outshine Sohail Khan's five-for. Full story & scorecard | Ind v Pak in World cups.

Match 3 : Zimbabwe earn an honorable defeat against South Africans.

Match 3 : Zimbabwe earn an honorable defeat against South Africans.

David Miller and JP Duminy had to come up with record breaking partnership of 256 runs to overcome Zimbabwe challenge at Hamilton. Full story & scorecard | Highest partnerships.

Match 2 : Aussies chew up England.

Match 2 : Aussies chew up England.

Aaron Finch scored the first century of 11th edition of World cup, guiding home team to a strong total to which arch rivals Englishmen had very few answers. Full story & scorecard.

Match 1 : New Zealand too good for Lankans.

Match 1 : New Zealand too good for Lankans.

Corey Anderson stared in this opening match where Sri Lankan had recovered well after solid begining by the home team. Full story & scorecard.

World Cup 2015.

World Cup 2015.

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.
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 & results so far.

2011 World cup results.

2011 World cup results.

India is only team to win the World cup in front of home crowd, capturing the cup at Wankhede in Mumbai. All results of 2011 edition | History of World cups.