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Mitchell Starc celebrates his 17th wicket of the tournament

ICC news

Starc becomes top-ranked ODI bowler

Mitchell Starc has soared to No.1 in the ICC bowlers' rankings in ODIs following a stellar World Cup campaign, where he was the leading wicket-taker and player of the tournament

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Neil McKenzie made a hundred in his first appearance of the season

South Africa news

Neil McKenzie retires from first-class cricket

Neil McKenzie, 39, has retired from first-class cricket after scoring a double-hundred against Warriors to help Lions win the Sunfoil Series in Johannesburg on Sunday

Russell Domingo at the post-match press conference

World Cup 2015: South Africa

Domingo advises against radical changes

South Africa coach Russell Domingo has advised against too many changes after South Africa's exit from the World Cup and hopes the players will not take an emotional decision

David Miller is embraced by his team-mates after coming up short

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

South African pain flows onto Auckland outfield

South Africa wept. Together, separately, on camera, off camera, with 40,000 people chanting or in the complete silence inside themselves, they wept. They wept because that was all they had left to do.

AB de Villiers is a crowd-pleaser even without bat in hand

New Zealand v South Africa, World Cup 2015, 1st semi-final, Auckland

The final words before the final frontier

Before AB de Villiers and Brendon McCullum attempt to bat their opposition away, literally, before they have to set a field or decide on a bowling change, even before they toss the coin, they will have to perform another, and perhaps more important job