Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara wasted their starts once again but Murali Vijay justified MS Dhoni's decision to bat first on a pitch India has never won, scoring his 5th test century (4th vs Australia). Full scorecard | 1st test : Australia won by 48 runs | Schedule : 3rd test from 26th December | India test squad | Australia test squad | Ind v Aus test head to head.
Looks like a on-off day at Centurion with rain hovering around and visitors have decided to take first advantage of the pitch. Can they? Full scorecard | Schedule : 2nd test at Port Elizabeth from 26th Dec.
Ahmed Shehzad's 6th century and Shahid Afridi's aggressive captaincy pushed Pakistan to massive total of 364/7 and finally they sealed the game 147 runs better, taking 2-1 lead in the series. Schedule : 4th ODI on Wednesday.
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.