First points on the board came for Indians through no result at Sydney but they won't be complaining as it means they now just have to win last league match to reach the final, despite no performing to their potential... Schedule : India v England on Friday | Points table | Test series : Australia won 2-0.
Corey Anderson scored quick fire 40 and took 4 after wickets Ross Taylor and Kane Williamson set the platform. Sri Lankans fell 120 runs short, conceding 4-1 lead to the home team.. Schedule : 7th ODI on Thursday | NZ won test series 2-0.
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.