ICC Cricket World Cup Quarter-Final Line-Up In Pictures

Wednesday 18 March
South Africa vs Sri Lanka, Sydney Cricket Ground

South Africa AB De Villiers

AB De Villiers is third on the leading run scorers chart and will be called up on to add to his 417 runs for the Proteas.

Sri Lanka Kumar Sangakkara & Tillakaratne Dilshan

Kumar Sangakkara leads the run scoring list and will be desperate to leave international cricket on a high and win the World Cup.  Tillakaratne Dilshan joins Sangakkara in the top four leading run getters Down Under.

Thursday 19 March
Bangladesh vs India, Melbourne Cricket Ground

Bangladesh Shakib Al Hasan

Star all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan has not yet fired on all cylinders at the World Cup.  Will he choose the quarter-final against India to make his mark?

India Mohammed Shami

Mohammad Shami is loving the faster Australasian pitches.  The Indian quick has helped himself to 15 wickets to date.

Friday 20 March
Australia vs Pakistan, Adelaide Oval

Australia

Australia has had to combat weather in the tournament but that has not stopped Mitchell Starc from helping himself to 16 wickets in five outings.

Pakistan Misbah-Ul-Haq

Pakistan has come back beautifully after losing its first two matches.  Captain Misbah-ul-Haq has proven immensely reliable with bat in hand to date.

Saturday 21 March
New Zealand vs West Indies, Wellington

New Zealand Trent Boult

The Kiwi quicks have been a revelation so far for the Black Caps.  Trent Boult (pictured), Tim Southee and Daniel Vettori have helped themselves to 41 wickets and occupy three places in the top nine wicket-takers in the competition.

West Indies Chris Gayle

The West Indies will hope Chris Gayle is 100% fit to bolster its batting power.  Gayle has become the first man to hit a World Cup double ton at this event.