New Zealand opener Martin Guptill sent the ball soaring and
the records tumbling by striking a Cricket World Cup record
of 237 not out to set up his team's crushing 143-run victory
over West Indies in the final quarter-final.
Shane Watson scored a half-century after being dropped on
four to guide Australia to an emphatic six-wicket victory
over Pakistan in Adelaide and send the co-hosts into a
blockbuster World Cup semi-final with reigning champions
New Zealand will stick with their crash, bang, wallop brand
of cricket in tomorrow's World Cup quarter-final against West
Indies because it gives them the best chance of winning,
captain Brendon McCullum said today.