Sidharth Monga

Sidharth Monga is an assistant editor at ESPNcricinfo

R Ashwin troubled the UAE batsmen with turn and bounce

India v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Perth

Ashwin stars in India's biggest WC win

By winning the toss and choosing to bat first, UAE put to rest all the speculation there might have been around what kind of monstrous total India might post, but they collected undesired milestones nonetheless

AB de Villiers scored 55 runs off his last 13 deliveries

South Africa v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Sydney

De Villiers 162* off 66, WI 151 all out

As if all those records broken in Johannesburg earlier this year were not enough, South Africa returned to embarrass them with another plethora

William Porterfield essays a cover drive

Ireland v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Wilson, K O'Brien seal tense win

With nuggety wicketkeeper Gary Wilson for company, the big-hitting Kevin O'Brien set right the mess he had left Ireland in with some ordinary plans and bowling at the death

Shikhar Dhawan celebrates his century with Ajinkya Rahane

India v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Melbourne

Dhawan hundred sets up another big-day win

Beating South Africa by 130 runs, India showed just why no one was writing them off even after they had spent two-and-a-half months in Australia without a win

Andre Russell lets out a roar after taking a wicket

Pakistan v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Christchurch

Russell leads rout of sloppy Pakistan

Two most frustrating teams of these times matched each other mistake for mistake until West Indies took the decisive advantage in the last 14 overs of their innings and the first four of the defence

Sean Williams exults after hitting the winning runs

UAE v Zimbabwe, World Cup 2015, Group B, Nelson

Williams, Ervine ruin UAE's spirited comeback

Clinically and ruthlessly, Sean Williams and Craig Ervine broke the deadlock with a partnership of 83 off 62 balls to help Zimbabwe chase 286

Ed Joyce and Niall O'Brien put on 96 runs for the third wicket

Ireland v West Indies, World Cup 2015, Group B, Nelson

Joyful Ireland deepen West Indies turmoil

Ireland put the world in the cup as the obliging West Indies sleepwalked to an embarrassing defeat during which only Darren Sammy and Lendl Simmons seemed awake in rescuing them from 87 for 5

Glenn Maxwell hits the ball down the ground

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series final, Perth

Maxwell plays both creator and destroyer

The world hoped he knew how to pace an innings, but hadn't seen it. He knew he had it in him to pace an innings, but hadn't shown it. The stage was all set for Glenn Maxwell to shine in the tri-series final

James Faulkner hits out for six

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series final, Perth

Faulkner's World Cup in doubt

James Faulkner's participation in the World Cup has come under a cloud after he walked off midway in his third over with what seemed like a side strain

George Bailey is struck on the gloves

Australia v England, Carlton Mid Tri-Series final, Perth

Bailey falls prey to the Broad trap

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