Alex Hales once pondered the prospect of an unfulfilled career during his long exile from England but the rangy opener can now dream of an elusive World Cup title after helping floor India with a brilliant half-century in the semi-final on Thursday.
India beat Australia by 37 runs in the first T20I of the three match series at Adelaide Oval.
Australia's no-ball wicket curse continued Tuesday as the West Indies battled to save the second Test against the odds in Melbourne.
David Warner and his new opening partner Joe Burns weathered the new ball spells of Tim Southee and Trent Boult before accelerating to a stand of 161 batting first after winning the toss.
Ball tracking technology was successfully trialed with pink ball during the Sheffield Shield match between South Australia and New South Wales at Adelaide Oval.
The manufacturer of the pink ball to be used in next month's first day-night Test match said on Monday its revolutionary innovation is up to scratch amid growing criticism.
In a high voltage match today, two arch rivals -- India and Pakistan -- are standing face to face at the fourth match of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 at Adelaide Oval in Australia. India captain Mahendra Dhoni has won the toss and decided to bat first