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Yuvraj Singh lets out a victory cry

Yuvraj steers India clear

Beating an Australian team is never an easy job, least of all in a knockout match in a World Cup. In 2011, Yuvraj Singh was determined to do it

A hero even in defeat

Australia didn't bow out without a fight, and the man who was at the heart of their World Cup dominance made the strongest stand

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World Cup 2011

Ponting was overburdened - Buchanan

John Buchanan has said Ricky Ponting has been let down by people in leadership roles in Australian cricket, leaving him overburdened

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

The redemption of Yuvraj and Raina

Before the World Cup, Yuvraj Singh and Suresh Raina had one thing in common: they were both struggling for form. Now, they have another: a partnership that will go down as one of India's most memorable one-day stands

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

India's bowling rises to the challenge

With Zaheer Khan on top form, R Ashwin proving a vital addition, Yuvraj Singh flighting the ball more and Harbhajan Singh bowling more aggressively, India's bowling attack has improved to the extent Ricky Ponting compared it with Pakistan's

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

We were 20 runs short - Ponting

Ricky Ponting, the Australia captain, said his side fell 15-20 runs short with the bat and then did not build enough pressure with the ball in their loss to India in Ahmedabad

India v Australia, 2nd quarter-final, World Cup 2011, Ahmedabad

Ponting creates a template

It is no shame for a veteran to strip things back, and at 36, Ricky Ponting should consider his hook-less, pared-back knock against India as an example of the way he should play in his cricketing twilight

Madhusudhan Ramakrishnan

Australia v India, World Cup 2011, 2nd quarter-final, Ahmedabad

India bank on small but brisk partnerships

A stats review of the second quarter-final between India and Australia in Ahmedabad