As well as making World Cup history with three consecutive centuries, Kumar Sangakkara has become the first player to wear the new Masuri Stemguard clip-on safety attachment during an international match.
India made short-work of Ireland’s hopes on the back of a sparkling century from Shikhar Dhawan that helped the defending champions chase down 259 at Seddon Park, winning the Pool B World Cup game by eight wickets and 79 balls to spare.
England and Bangladesh went down to the wire, with Bangladesh holding on to advance, leaving England and their fans to wonder what went wrong. I put it to our Twitter followers to come up with their thoughts on the situation, using three words or less.
It was joy for Asian underachievers and agony for the traditional bigwigs at the Adelaide Oval as Bangladesh, on the back of a Mahmudullah century, knocked England out of the World Cup, winning a fiercely contested game by 15 runs.
Glenn Maxwell blazed away to his first century as Australia deposited enough in the bank to defeat Sri Lanka by 64 runs in the Pool A World Cup game at the Sydney Cricket Ground, in spite of a scintillating chase led by Kumar Sangakkara.