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Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now
Australia's 2003 World Cup winning team: Where are they now

The Australian cricket team with the 2003 ICC World CupAustralia was a serious force to reckon with in world cricket for over a decade starting from 1998-99. The Baggy Greens have won the ICC Cricket World five times, most recently in the previous edition of the prestigious tournament, back in 2005. However, most of their success in the coveted competition has come in the period between 1999 and 2007, when they had won three successive World Cups

May 16 2016
7 cricketers who retired midway through a Test series
7 cricketers who retired midway through a Test series

Johnson is the latest in the ‘retiring’ faculty list “I just lost that hunger to play on these tough days, and that's where my decision came. I felt like I couldn't compete at this level anymore." These were the words spoken by outgoing Mitchell Johnson who recently, and more surprisingly, retired from all forms of the cricket at WACA, Perth. If his losing prowess in the bowling was easily visible in his figur

Nov 19 2015
10 players who were not appreciated enough
10 players who were not appreciated enough

Highly talented, but were never appreciated Cricket has no dearth of superstars, players who’ve established themselves with the appreciation of fans and experts alike. The statistical feats of these players serve as milestones for others to surpass, and each of their great performances become part of cricketing folklore. Yet, there are other cricketers, highly talented, but not as much appreciated, stereotyped for 

Nov 8 2015
5 instances where Indian bowlers were left completely clueless by the opposition batsmen
5 instances where Indian bowlers were left completely clueless by the opposition batsmen

Bhuvneshwar Kumar was taken to the cleaners on Sunday India suffered a 214-run loss in the final ODI against South Africa at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai to eventually lose the 5 match ODI series 3-2. The Indian bowlers were sent on a leather hunt by the South African batsmen as they piled up a total of 438 for 4 in their 50 overs. This, though, wasn't the only instance when the Indian bowlers were carted to all parts of the ground. H

Oct 26 2015
10 most heartbreaking moments in World Cup history
10 most heartbreaking moments in World Cup history

There is a lot at stake for all the participating teams at the World Cup with it being the most coveted trophy in the cricketing world. Given the enormity of the occassion, certain teams take their game to the highest level. When their performances gel with a little bit of good luck, they go all the way to the trophy. However, at times, certain teams just don’t have their lady luck smiling on them and in spite of delivering some reall

Stats: 10 highest partnerships in World Cup history
Stats: 10 highest partnerships in World Cup history

Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid set Taunton alight in the 1999 World Cup Sourav Ganguly and Rahul Dravid’s massive partnership of 318 runs versus Sri Lanka at Taunton in the 1999 World Cup tops the chart for the highest partnership by runs in World Cup history. That stand helped India post 373 for 6 in 50 overs and eventually the team went on to win the game by a huge margin of 157 runs. Coming in at number 2 is the 282-run stan

Feb 11 2015
10 best quotes involving Australian cricket
10 best quotes involving Australian cricket

RCB’s bowling spearhead Mitchell Starc hurled a bit of venom against Kieron Pollard the other day, though I assure you that it wasn’t the smartest decision to anger a monstrous West Indian. In the end, the latter did have the last laugh. The feisty Aussies never hold back, though. Be it wearing down the opposition by means of fiery sledging or making a sharp quip in the press conferences or even amusing one and all by cracking a joke; th

May 8 2014
Stats: Batsmen with highest strike-rates in T20Is
Stats: Batsmen with highest strike-rates in T20Is

Andrew Symonds Retired Australian power-hitter Andrew Symonds has the highest strike-rate in T20 internationals. He has scored 337 runs in 14 matches at a strike-rate of 169.34 and is followed by Luke Ronchi, who has a strike rate of 168.18. Here is the list of top 10 batsmen who have the highest strike-rate in T20 internationals: Note: Stats updated till March 28, 2014.

Mar 28 2014
India's 6 greatest away victories in Test cricket since 2000
India's 6 greatest away victories in Test cricket since 2000

The Indian Test team has produced some famous victories in overseas grounds, right from the time Sunil Gavaskar and Dilip Vengsarkar have played. They have managed to produce some great upsets to teams playing on their home grounds, creating some historic games and memories for all to remember. Here’s a compilation of 6 of India’s greatest away Test wins. 6. First Test, India in South Africa (Johannesburg, 2006) South Africa cle

Dec 24 2013
Cricket's greatest comebacks: Australia vs South Africa, 1999 World Cup (Super Sixes)
Cricket's greatest comebacks: Australia vs South Africa, 1999 World Cup (Super Sixes)

Steve Waugh The 1999 World Cup was the first time since the ’92 World Cup when the Australian team looked vulnerable. After Border, Mark Taylor had led the side well and they would have won the ’96 World Cup had they not come up against a spirited Sri Lankan side. A surprise loss against New Zealand and another one against Pakistan meant that Australia needed to win all their Super Six matches in order to progress to the semis. They had won

Sep 23 2013
Stats: Players carrying bat through a completed innings in ODIs
Stats: Players carrying bat through a completed innings in ODIs

Herschelle Gibbs is one of the only nine batsmen to have ever carried his bat in the history of ODI cricket Here is a list of players who have carried their bat through a completed One Day International innings. Carrying the bat is defined as an opener batting through an innings to end up as the only not out batsman while all the remaining ten batsmen get dismissed. It does not apply to a team in ODIs batting the complete 50 overs with wickets

Sep 11 2013