Steven Smith tormented India with a century in every Test of the summer, and like the ghost of series past, returned to haunt them with another hundred in this World Cup semi-final
Step forward Mustafa Kamal and Anuskha Sharma
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
MS Dhoni said failing to capitalise on their early momentum in the chase and the lack of depth in their batting order contributed to India's semi-final exit at the World Cup
Plays of the day from the second semi-final, between Australia and India in Sydney
Australia's captain Michael Clarke has pinpointed the narrow defeat to New Zealand in Auckland as the "kick up the backside," his team needed
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
Amid a hostile atmosphere at the SCG, Mitchell Johnson's blows with bat and ball sent Australia soaring into the World Cup final
MS Dhoni has not ruled out playing another World Cup for India, and has said he might think about his long-term future after next year's World T20
Stats highlights from the World Cup semi-final between Australia and India in Sydney
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
#BendTheRules Moments from second Semi-Final between India and Australia
Four years ago, he helicoptered India to World Cup glory. Today, he was scratching around at barely a run a ball, almost as if he had given up himself
The Australian allrounder would have us believe sledging is inevitable. Is it?
It is a question that has mystified teams of late, but herewith the answer finally
Sydney's semi-final will determine much about whether Michael Clarke will finish this tournament as a winner, or as a thwarted leader pondering his options
India's team director Ravi Shastri believes the spinners will have a key role to play in Thursday's semi-final against hosts Australia at the SCG
This contest brings together a belligerent bunch of brats and braggers from two countries that are so different, yet share rampant egotism and a high opinion of themselves
Rohit Sharma has said India carry no scars into the semi-final against Australia, despite their horror run in the Tests and tri-series preceding the World Cup
Over the last few months, he has slowly moved from a flashy finisher, to a more measured risk manager
Australia's Steven Smith plundered his fourth ODI ton to help his side thrash India by 95 runs to make the Final of World Cup 2015, where they will meet New Zealand on March 29.
Number of Indian batsmen who have made 400+ runs in a single World Cup - Tendulkar, Ganguly, Dravid and Dhawan.
Instances of India chasing down a 300+ score. No other team has done it more than 8 times. However India have never done it in a WC.
Number of times a 300+ target has been achieved by the chasing team in a World Cup knockout match.
Number of 50+ scores for Steven Smith in ODIs. Australia have a 100% win record when he does this.
Avg. opening stand for Australia this WC. The only top-8 teams who have been worse this World Cup are SA (16.3) and WI (14.9)
Runs scored by Aaron Finch in his last five innings this World Cup. He has a top score of 24 and an average of 12.8 in this period.
Number of Indian bowlers who have taken a four-wicket haul in World Cup knockouts; Umesh is the only one. He has done it twice.
Australia's win-loss record in World Cup semi-finals. However, they have never previously played India in a semi-final.
Wickets lost by Australia between the 34th and 44th overs of their innings. They only scored 61 runs in this period.
Number of times Ashwin has dismissed Maxwell in 7 ODIs innings. Maxwell has scored 77 runs off 55 balls against Ashwin.