AB and his team may have lost the World Cup — but their gratitude for the support they received wasn't just limited to a post-match 'thanks for the support' quote
Listen to the podcast above for Subash Jayaraman's prediction of the final and what the Australians think of New Zealand's performances.
Cricket can deliver a swift cruel shift in fortunes. It provides promises of everlasting glory and endless sorrow.
Born in South Africa, hero for New Zealand: Grant Elliott on the winning six and feeling sorry for Steyn
Grant Elliott was speaking with the media after New Zealand's thrilling win over South Africa in the World Cup semifinal.
Brendon McCullum on Wednesday conceded Daniel Vettori had probably played his last international innings on home soil, saying New Zealand were intent on giving the veteran a fairytale send-off in the World Cup final.
Here's a look back at New Zealand's World Cup semi-final history.
When they look back at how New Zealand chased down a ran-revised target of 298 in 43 overs, South Africa may well rue three key fielding errors.
AB de Villiers was speaking with the media after South Africa's loss to New Zealand in the World Cup semifinal.
South Africa's four-wicket defeat by New Zealand at Auckland's Eden Park was their fourth loss in as many World Cup semi-finals
Elliott smashed Dale Steyn into the stands as the South African native hit an undefeated 84 to earn a place in Sunday's title match in Melbourne.
Images from the epic World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and South Africa.
Grant Elliott struck a six from the penultimate ball for New Zealand to beat South Africa by four wickets in a cliffhanger and reach its first Cricket World Cup final on Tuesday.
World Cup, New Zealand vs South Africa as it happened: Ice-cool Elliott powers Kiwis into first ever final
Live scores and updates as New Zealand take on South Africa in the World Cup semifinal.
in this tournament, there has been no room for a bowling middle class. Teams are either rich or poor.
For us to compete against big teams on a regular basis, we need to remain true to our style, says New Zealand captain.
We've been through a lot of hardship in the past with our World Cup games, but we feel very fresh now, says South Africa captain
New Zealand and South Africa meet in the semifinals of the Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, with both teams bidding to reach the final for the first time.
Martin Guptill's double ton was the fillip New Zealand needed heading into their World Cup semi-final against South Africa, according to captain Brendon McCullum.
Four years after it was meant to happen, two of the world's most bitter sporting rivals -- New Zealand and South Africa -- will face off in a World Cup semi-final at Eden Park.
As the Cricket World Cup semifinal between New Zealand and South Africa at Eden Park approaches, talk inevitably turns to what seems a perfect storm of scoring possibilities — big hitters and short boundaries.