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That ball was hard to spot
That ball was hard to spot

There was the excitement of being part of history, but this fan in Adelaide is doubtful if he will be in favour of day-night Tests. Plus, he could not sight the ball well

Is it ABD or ABV?
Is it ABD or ABV?

An Indian fan couldn't have asked for more on day one: great weather, spinners running riot and a fighting knock from a modern great

A real life 'back to the future'
A real life 'back to the future'

A fan is overjoyed and overwhelmed at seeing his childhood cricketing heroes playing together in New York

London to Colombo for Younis
London to Colombo for Younis

A Younis Khan fan travels all the way from London for his 100th Test in Colombo

The perfect day out
The perfect day out

An Indian fan discovers the delights of county cricket in at a dazzling ground

Zimbabwe top popularity charts in Lahore
Zimbabwe top popularity charts in Lahore

The first Twenty20 was a must-watch game for us as we wanted to show the world how much we love cricket and that Lahore is safe and sound for any team to visit us without any fear

Drums, <i>chaat</i> and cheering for New Zealand
Drums, chaat and cheering for New Zealand

High-octane dancing and banter in the stands almost made up for a one-sided contest on the field during the World Cup final at the MCG

Clarke's final flourish, and an on-song DJ
Clarke's final flourish, and an on-song DJ

Australia dominated a one-sided final, but Michael Clarke's batting and an electrifying stadium atmosphere made it a memorable day

Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG
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

Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell
Wahab's roar, and mad Maxwell

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

Keeping a quarter-final streak alive
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

A disappointing result, and a solemn farewell
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

Ageing like <strike>wine</strike> Sangakkara
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

Recreating Premadasa at the SCG
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

The Sri Lankan party at the MCG
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

Backing Green at the Gabba
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

'Your captain's Irish'
'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's day out at the MCG
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?

No Gayle storm but Pakistan still blown away
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

A match that lived up to all expectations
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