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Yuvraj steers India clear

Beating an Australian team is never an easy job, least of all in a knockout match in a World Cup. In 2011, Yuvraj Singh was determined to do it

Yuvraj Singh lets out a victory cry

George Dobell

Greatest Teams

One-day giants

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

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

A hero even in defeat

Australia didn't bow out without a fight, and the man who was at the heart of their World Cup dominance made the strongest stand

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

India's bowling rises to the challenge

With Zaheer Khan on top form, R Ashwin proving a vital addition, Yuvraj Singh flighting the ball more and Harbhajan Singh bowling more aggressively, India's bowling attack has improved to the extent Ricky Ponting compared it with Pakistan's

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

Ponting creates a template

It is no shame for a veteran to strip things back, and at 36, Ricky Ponting should consider his hook-less, pared-back knock against India as an example of the way he should play in his cricketing twilight

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Australia v India, World Cup 2011, 2nd quarter-final, Ahmedabad

India bank on small but brisk partnerships

A stats review of the second quarter-final between India and Australia in Ahmedabad