It was a heart-breaking end to a memorable run and a chance for Team India to stamp their authority on the game once again.
But that was not to be as Australia stormed its way into the final of the World Cup after beating India decisively by 95 runs and 19 balls to spare (scorecard).
Abhishek Mande/Rediff.com, meanwhile, just enjoyed the banter :)
Do watch the video analysis of the India-Australia semi-final below.
And here's the discussion that took place during the innings's break.
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Catch our earlier videos:
- New Zealand versus South Africa
- New Zealand versus West Indies
- Australia versus Pakistan
- India versus Bangladesh (where Virat Kohli made an unexpected appearance!)
- Sri Lanka versus South Africa
- India versus Ireland
- India versus the West Indies
- India versus the UAE
- West Indies versus South Africa
- India versus South Africa
- India versus Pakistan
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