Australian captain Michael Clarke was all praise for his Indian counterpart MS Dhoni ahead of their World Cup semi-final on Thursday terming the latter as the reason behind the defending champion’s resurgence in the tournament.
India's opening batsman Rohit Sharma believes that the defending champions' ability to raise their game in crunch matches will give them confidence going into Thursday’s World Cup semi-final against Australia.
Indian vice-captain Virat Kohli opines that his side’s World Cup semi-final clash on Thursday in Sydney will be the ideal opportunity to defeat Australia and make a resounding statement in the tournament.
South Africa (281 for five in 43 overs) were outdone by four wickets in a keen contested first semi-final of the 2015 One-Day International World Cup, with New Zealand (299 for six in 42.5 overs) winning with one-ball to spare.
Grant Elliott played the innings of this World Cup to ensure New Zealand broke their semi-final jinx with a four-wicket win over South Africa at Eden Park, Auckland, the win coming off the penultimate ball.