In a high-voltage clash, billed as the final before the final, India square off against hosts Australia in the second semin-final of World Cup 2015 at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Catch all the live cricket score and updates from the match here: (Live Scorecard | Stats)
08:31 (IST): TOSS! Australia have won the toss and will bat first. Both teams remain unchanged. Winner will face New Zealand in the final.
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Indian fans at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
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Dhoni, Clarke gear up for clash of the titans at World Cup 2015.
Superpowers collide in World Cup semifinal
Sparks can be expected to fly when confident, well-balanced teams from cricketing superpowers Australia and India clash in a mouthwatering World Cup semi-final at the Sydney Cricket Ground on Thursday.
The match pits four-times champions Australia, the top-ranked team in one-day cricket, against title holders India, the dominant financial power in world cricket.
The winners will go on to face the other co-hosts New Zealand next Sunday in another of the great arenas of the game, Melbourne Cricket Ground.
India Eager to Make Australia Visit Worthwhile
Like a racehorse trained to peak for the big race after months of preparation, India's cricketers are confident they have timed their run to perfection at the World Cup.
The Indians have already spent four months in Australia with nothing to show for their efforts.
Michael Clarke Credits MS Dhoni for Indian Team's Redemption
Australian captain Michael Clarke on Wednesday lauded the efforts of his Indian counterpart Mahendra Singh Dhoni in turning things around for his team.
"They've played so much cricket in Australia. They've worked out how to take wickets. They've worked out how to score runs, and they've shown that through this tournament," Clarke said.
Heart says India, Mind Favours Australia: Sunil Gavaskar
Ahead of the blockbuster World Cup 2015 semifinal clash, former India skipper and NDTV expert Sunil Gavaskar is caught in a dilemma. His heart favours his motherland while his mind tips the scales in favour of the hosts.