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World Cup 2011

Sangakkara leads ICC's World Cup XI

Kumar Sangakkara was named captain of the ICC's team of the World Cup 2011 that is dominated by players from India and Sri Lanka, with seven spots going to the finalists

Australia news

Shaun Tait retires from ODIs as a faded force

Shaun Tait's days as a cricketer, at least as most have come to know the word, are over

World Cup 2011

India will be hard to beat - Ponting

Ricky Ponting says India will be hard to beat for the World Cup, while defending elements of his team's poor tournament

Features

One-day giants
Five one-day international sides that have left a lasting mark on the game

A fine but not flawless captain
Ricky Ponting's eight years in charge of Australia brought miserable lows but also unparalleled highs. It's those peaks that deserve to be remembered

Ponting's time is up
If he quits the captaincy now, he'll be remembered as a beaten and bloodied warrior who refused to bow down. Also, it's just the right time for Clarke to fill his shoes

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World Cup Performances

Year Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Winner
1975 5 3 2 0 0 West Indies
1979 3 1 2 0 0 West Indies
1983 6 2 4 0 0 India
1987 8 7 1 0 0 Australia
1992 8 4 4 0 0 Pakistan
1996 7 5 2 0 0 Sri Lanka
1999 10 7 2 1 0 Australia
2003 11 11 0 0 0 Australia
2007 11 11 0 0 0 Australia

POINTS TABLE GROUP A

Teams Mat Won Lost Tied N/R Pts Net RR For Against
Pakistan 6 5 1 0 0 10 +0.758 1312/275.1 1155/288.0
Sri Lanka 6 4 1 0 1 9 +2.582 1336/218.4 882/250.0
Australia 6 4 1 0 1 9 +1.123 1181/218.5 1030/241.0
New Zealand 6 4 2 0 0 8 +1.135 1257/241.3 1156/284.0
Zimbabwe 6 2 4 0 0 4 +0.030 1288/288.0 1189/267.4
Canada 6 1 5 0 0 2 -1.987 1054/295.3 1582/284.5
Kenya 6 0 6 0 0 0 -3.042 932/300.0 1366/222.1

Team fixtures

Date and Time Match Weather

Mon Feb 21
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

4th Match, Group A - Australia v Zimbabwe
at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

N/A

Fri Feb 25
04:00 GMT | 09:30 Local
23:00 EST -1d | 22:00 CST -1d | 20:00 PST -1d

8th Match, Group A - Australia v New Zealand
at Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium, Jamtha, Nagpur

N/A

Sat Mar 5
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
04:00 EST | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

20th Match, Group A - Sri Lanka v Australia
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Sun Mar 13
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 01:00 PST

31st Match, Group A - Australia v Kenya
at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

N/A

Wed Mar 16
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

35th Match, Group A - Australia v Canada
at M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore

N/A

Sat Mar 19
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

40th Match, Group A - Australia v Pakistan
at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo

N/A

Thu Mar 24
09:00 GMT | 14:30 Local
05:00 EDT | 03:00 CST | 02:00 PDT

2nd Quarter-Final - India v Australia
at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad

N/A

Team Results

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