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Man overboard

Mar 21, 2015: When Andrew Flintoff ended up in the ocean after a late-night drinking session

Martin Williamson

World Cup No. 9: the big story

The year the World Cup left us cold

Feb 7, 2015: The tournament in the West Indies ought to have been among the most joyous, but it was marked by a general cheerlessness, and with the death of Bob Woolmer, outright dismay

Osman Samiuddin

Men of the Finals

'Gilly wasn't the batsman we were worried about'

Jan 26, 2015: Sri Lanka didn't anticipate a hundred hit by a batsman with a squash ball in his glove would end their World Cup dreams in 2007

My First World Cup

Life as a World Cup Invincible

Jan 12, 2015: Shaun Tait looks back at the almost inevitable win Australia's powerhouse side achieved in 2007

My First World Cup

Being there for Lara's goodbye

Nov 23, 2014: Stuart Broad was witness to two emotional departures during the 2007 World Cup


Dark and dreary

Nov 1, 2014: A coach's death, two shock exits and a final no one can remember


Gilchrist squashes Sri Lanka

Oct 31, 2014: By the time the Australian opener was finished in the 2007 title match, there was little doubt about the place of his knock in the pantheon of innings played in World Cup finals

ESPNcricinfo staff


McGrath's early knockout punch

Oct 31, 2014: Glenn McGrath accounted for three of South Africa's most obdurate batsmen, and ended the 2007 semi-final inside the first ten overs


Malinga slings four in four

Oct 31, 2014: South Africa needed four runs to win against Sri Lanka, with five wickets in hand, when Lasith Malinga ripped them apart


Sobers, Shastri... Gibbs

Oct 31, 2014: After the fourth six off the hapless Daan van Bunge in this 2007 game, Herschelle Gibbs knew the record was on


Tamim goes after Zaheer

Oct 31, 2014: With poise, balance and hand speed reminiscent of a young Saeed Anwar, one young Bangladeshi took apart India's spearhead in 2007

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

Dec 1, 2011: Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

George Dobell

Top Performances

Matt bats big and fast

Feb 5, 2011: When Hayden blitzkrieged South Africa on the way to the fastest hundred in World Cup history

Top Performances

The art of Mahela

Feb 5, 2011: He started out slowly and switched to all-out attack, and played not a graceless shot throughout

Dileep Premachandran

Great Moments

Shifting the Leverock

Jan 18, 2011: Who said fat men can't dive?

Siddarth Ravindran

Great Moments

Sling quartet

Jan 18, 2011: When Malinga took four in four and South Africa tottered at the edge of the ultimate choke

Sriram Veera

India news

World Cup 2007 debacle rankles Tendulkar

Nov 11, 2009: Sachin Tendulkar has rated the first-round exit in the 2007 World Cup as the worst moment of his professional career, and said the debacle was caused due to a batting order blunder

ESPNcricinfo staff

No. 46

Malinga takes four

Oct 25, 2009: World Cup 2007: the wild-haired slinger nearly does a coasting South Africa in

Telford Vice

Former ICC CEO speaks out

Speed regrets World Cup failure

Dec 5, 2008: Malcolm Speed, the former ICC chief executive, has admitted the World Cup in the West Indies last year was one of the more disappointing episodes of his tenure in charge

ESPNcricinfo staff

Series review

The World Cup 2006-07

Apr 9, 2008: Wisden's review of the 2007 World Cup

Tony Cozier
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