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Australia crushed hosts India by 72 runs in the opening ODI at Pune. Chasing a tall target of 305, India came up with 232 all out with none of its batsmen staying till the end to put up a fight.

England crushed arch-rivals Australia by 48 runs at Edgbaston in Birmingham in their Group A Match of the ICC Champions Trophy 2013. James Anderson bowled magnificently taking 3 for 30 as England completely strangled the fragile Australian batting unit.

This year’s edition has seen a number of little-known players put their hands up and deliver, even as some of the bigger names have struggled. Here’s a closer look at six such cricketers.

Before IPL season 6 kicked off, not many in India would have known who James Faulkner is. Those who have followed Australian cricket closely in the recent times would be aware that he has played a handful of limited-overs international games for his national side and nothing more.

Rajasthan Royals eased to an 8-wicket win over Sunrisers Hyderabad at the Sawai Mansingh Stadium in Jaipur this evening.

Australia defeated West Indies by 39 runs in the Third ODI at Canberra to take an unassailable series lead of 3-0.