Pigeon flys into the annals of cricket

Glen McGrath will be ranked as one of the greatest bowlers ever playing 124 Tests, 563 wickets @ 21.64; 250 ODIs, 381 wickets @ 22.02.  Won the player of the tournament at the World Cup 2007.

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Ricky Ponting thanks coach for success

Ricky Ponting: “It’s not easy to make a very good team still strive to better itself and while a fair credit is due to players, much of it should go to John Buchanan. He has really pushed us into trying to better ourselves and that would be one of his long-standing legacy.”

Buchanan has been the coach at the time when Australia have dominated world cricket. Click here to hear an earlier interview

Australia win World Cup cricket

Final: Australia won by 53 runs (D/L method). Australia 281/4 (38/38 ov); Sri Lanka 215/8 (36/36 ov)

Man of the Match : Adam Gilchrist, Man of the Series Glen McGrath

Semi-Final: Australia won by 7 wickets (111 balls remaining). South Africa 149 (43.5 ov); Australia 153/3 (31.3 ov)
Semi-Final: Sri Lanka won by 81 runs. Sri Lanka 289/5 (50 ov); New Zealand 208 (41.4 ov)