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Second Final match
Jan 31, 2003: Sanath Jayasuriya, Sri Lanka's gloriously combustible opening batsman, has vowed to back his natural instincts and continue a high-risk strategy of all-out attack against the new ball during the World Cup
Jan 26, 2003: Australian one-day international batsman Michael Bevan has a low-grade tear of his right groin muscle, the Australian Cricket Board (ACB) announced today.
Jan 25, 2003: Matthew Hayden is now the undisputed Number One batsman in the world according to the latest PwC Ratings
Jan 25, 2003: Relentless pressure from Australia's bowlers, in particular Brett Lee, proved too much for England in a pulsating finish to the second VB series final at Melbourne.
Jan 25, 2003: England has recovered from a dreadful start to its run chase in the second tri-series one-day cricket final against Australia at the MCG
Jan 24, 2003: Australia will be hoping that the psychological advantage gained by their crushing victory in the first VB series final will enable them to finish the job at the earliest opportunity at the MCG tomorrow.
Jan 23, 2003: SYDNEY - Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath has been ruled out of thesecond tri-series final against England at the MCG on Saturday.
For 30 minutes, everything else took a backseat, as the world watched in awe and fear, a fired-up Pakistan fast bowler mercilessly bullying an Australian batsman
As a six-year-old, he watched Wasim Akram at the 1992 World Cup and decided that he would be a left-arm fast bowler. As a man, he put on a show very nearly as memorable as Wasim's 23 years before
The SCG might be India's preferred semi-final venue at this World Cup, but persistent rain in the lead-up has left them worried their spinners may not get the help they are widely expected to
It was Grant Elliott and New Zealand's time in Auckland. Not South Africa's. But the Proteas will leave this tournament wondering when that will ever change. Maybe next time.
India have turned their fortunes in Australia around during the World Cup because their captain has become proactive, encouraging his bowlers to attack
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves