Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

India swept away by Australia's depth

India's Plan A in this World Cup had worked flawlessly over seven matches. When they came up against the toughest opponents in the World Cup, however, they were left scrambling for a back-up plan

James Faulkner flicks one away

Australia v India, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

No helicopter ride to glory for Dhoni

Four years ago, he took India to the title. Today, he was scratching around at barely a run a ball, almost as if he had given up himself

MS Dhoni and Ajinkya Rahane added 70 for the fifth wicket

Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

Australia arrives at its own party

Australian fans turned up in droves for their team's SCG semi-final, dispelling pre-match fears that they would be drowned in a noisy sea of blue t-shirts and tricolour flags

India and Australia fans set the mood ahead of the semi-final