After David Warner's century, Aussies lost all 10 wickets for 190 runs in little over two session on day 3 to surrender considerable lead to Pakistan whose relatively unknown spinners Zulfiqar Babar and Yasir Shah did the damage. Full scorecard | Schedule & previous results.
Hashim Amla is fast rising in the list of most ODI century, scoring his 16th today which scripted another confident victory for South Africans over hosts New Zealand, securing 2-0 lead the series with last ODI on Monday at Hamilton.
Sri Lankans start off with a practice match against India A at Mumbai before 5 ODIs at Cuttack, Kolkata, Ranchi, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad.
The dispute between WICA and WIPA has curtailed this series. Sri Lankans will now be coming for 5 ODIs early next month.
Indians are lucky to tour Australia just before revisiting to defend their World cup in same conditions couple of months later. Last time in 2011, they lost all four tests. Can 2014 be any better? Also, traditional tri-series in Australia returns with England being the third team.
Schedule : Two tour matches before 1st test at Brisbane from 4th December.
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.