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

Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG

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

Australia v Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd Q-F, Adelaide

Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell

The Wahab v Watson subplot, a Geoffrey Edelsten lookalike and a clinical chase made for a great experience

Bangladesh v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd Q-F, Melbourne

Keeping a quarter-final streak alive

Bringing a bugle out of hibernation and donning face-paint for a unique hat-trick of India's World Cup quarter-finals

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st Q-F, Sydney

A disappointing result, and a solemn farewell

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

Scotland v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, Group A, Hobart

Ageing like wine Sangakkara

Kumar Sangakkara's record-breaking performances and spectators offering kotthamalli to players were just some of the fun moments from the Sri Lanka-Scotland match

Australia V SL, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

Recreating Premadasa at the SCG

Sri Lankan supporters had assembled in large numbers at the SCG, and there was music, dancing and plenty of cheering, as their team renewed their World Cup rivalry with Australia

SL v Bangladesh, World Cup 2015, Group A, Melbourne

The Sri Lankan party at the MCG

The Dilshan-Sangakkara show, Rangana Herath's athleticism, the papare bands and the obstacle-course race during the mid-innings lit up the Bangladesh-Sri Lanka game at the MCG

Ireland v UAE, World Cup 2015, Group B, Brisbane

Backing Green at the Gabba

The match between Ireland and the UAE was the first final-over thriller of the World Cup and it was littered with great moments like the bail fail and the antics of Larry the Leprechaun

England v Scotland, World Cup 2015, Group A, Christchurch, February 23, 2015

'Your captain's Irish'

It might have been a bit of a no-contest but the fun fans and excellent weather made up for it

India v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Melbourne, February 22, 2015

India's day out at the MCG

The MCG packed to the rafters, two top teams, India coming out on top. What's not to like?

Pakistan v WI, World Cup 2015, Group B, Christchurch

No Gayle storm but Pakistan still blown away

A one-sided game between West Indies and Pakistan did not take anything away from the great atmosphere at the Hagley Oval in Christchurch

India v Pakistan, World Cup 2015, Group B, Adelaide

A match that lived up to all expectations

Endless chanting and seas of blue and green at the World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Adelaide

South Africa v West Indies, first T20, Cape Town

Gayle lights up Newlands

His batting display was nothing short of a night of fireworks

South Africa v West Indies, third Test, Cape Town, 3rd day

Fearless AB in a sunny Cape

De Villiers' excellent batting let the Sunday crowd at Newlands party all day

South Africa v West Indies, third Test, Cape Town

Beer snakes and fried sausages

Add up to a good day out watching Test cricket at Newlands

Australia v India, 1st Test, Adelaide, 4th day

Kohli's aggro, and the break-time bore

Day four was spent watching India's fightback and some grind-over-glamour action

Australia v South Africa, 3rd ODI, Canberra

Action, atmosphere and Souvlaki

Non-stop action, atmosphere and Souvlaki. The perfect Canberra evening

England v India, 3rd ODI, Trent Bridge

What will we do at the World Cup?

England's poor one-day batting worries a fan

T20 Finals Day, Edgbaston

Fabulous Freddie, and the three bears

Huge sixes and great costumes at Edgbaston on T20 Finals Day

England v India, 5th Investec Test, The Oval, 1st day

Chris day and Stuey tunes

Birds on the pitch provided more entertainment than the batsmen

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  • 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
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