Australia captain Michael Clarke warned his side were yet to play their perfect game in the World Cup, despite booking their spot in Sunday's final with a 95-run victory over defending champions India.
Former New Zealand captain Stephen Fleming heaped praise on current incumbent Brendon McCullum for leading the Kiwis into their first ever World Cup final.
New Zealand reached their first ever Cricket World Cup final after securing a thrilling four-wicket Duckworth-Lewis victory over South Africa in the first semi-final in Auckland.
New Zealand head coach Mike Hesson is confident that the Black Caps will not be overawed by the prospect of a first-ever World Cup final when they take on South Africa.
MARTIN Guptill could not have found a better time to rediscover his form as he scored a World Cup best 237 not out to lead New Zealand into the semi-finals against South Africa.
AUSTRALIA will face India in the World Cup semi-finals after a comfortable six-wicket win over Pakistan at Adelaide.
Rohit Sharma led India into the semi-finals of the World Cup with a 109-run victory over Bangladesh at the MCG, and then said his team was well on course to defend the title.
JP Duminy's hat-trick and a much-needed half-century for Quinton de Kock carried South Africa to an easy nine-wicket win over Sri Lanka in the first World Cup quarter-final.
Defending champions India are almost everybody's overwhelming favourites to sweep aside Bangladesh in their World Cup quarter-final in Melbourne.
FORMER Saltires batsman Rahul Dravid wants cricket's governing body to perform a U-turn over their decision to shrink the World Cup.
PRESTON Mommsen saluted three Aberdonians as the success stories of Scotland's winless Cricket World Cup campaign.
SCOTLAND'S World Cup campaign ended winless and wet on a day that you would sooner associate with Stirling in spring than Australia in autumn.
FORMER Scotland star John Blain last night expressed his shock and dismay at the astonishing Twitter outburst that may have ended Majid Haq's cap career.
Captain Eoin Morgan insisted that he would leave the World Cup with "no regrets" despite England's failure to qualify out of their group.
PRESTON Mommsen has called on Scotland to learn from streetwise Sri Lanka after their World Cup win drought continued in Hobart last night.
PROUD Preston Mommsen insists Scotland can hold their heads high regardless of the outcome of their final two World Cup matches.