- Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG
Fan Following: A sublime knock from Steven Smith, soaking in a sunset in the SCG members' pavilion and groovy music made the semi-final clash between Australia and India a memorable one
- Come now, Mr Faulkner
The Long Handle: The Australian allrounder would have us believe sledging is inevitable. Is it?
- Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell
Fan Following: The Wahab v Watson subplot, a Geoffrey Edelsten lookalike and a clinical chase made for a great experience
- Keeping a quarter-final streak alive
Fan Following: Bringing a bugle out of hibernation and donning face-paint for a unique hat-trick of India's World Cup quarter-finals
- A disappointing result, and a solemn farewell
Fan Following: The quarter-final match between Sri Lanka and South Africa promised plenty of electric contests but turned out to be tepid. It was the last chance, however, to see two Sri Lankan greats in action for the last time in ODIs
- How do you stop Smith?
It is a question that has mystified teams of late, but Andy Zaltzman has the answer
- When defeats haunt
Nicholas Hogg: The losing team has much to ponder over the what-could-have-beens in close matches; in a one-sided game, the past is put to rest quickly
- Wide boy
The Cricket Monthly: Of the four men sent to prison in 2011, Mazhar Majeed's story was the one nobody heard
- No helicopter ride to glory for Dhoni
Jarrod Kimber: 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
- 'A lot has gone out of the game with two new balls'
Kumar Sangakkara talks about one-day batting: technique, mindset, risk calculation, touch v power, and innovation