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India sweat it out ahead of high-voltage semi-final against Australia

With the semis clash just 72 hours away, Indian team turned up in Sydney for a practice session.

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With the big semi-final clash against Australia now just 72 hours away, Team India were seen practicing in Sydney on Monday. (Source: AP)

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Openers Shikhar Dhawan and Rohit Sharma were seen practicing side by side at the nets. Both would like to give India a prosperous start in the semis against Australia. (Source: AP)

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Virat Kohli, who has struggled for runs off late after a wonderful start to the World Cup campaign with a century against Pakistan, would like to get back among the runs. (Source: AP)

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MS Dhoni discusses a thing or two with Team Director Ravi Shastri. The duo has combined well as Indian juggernaut kept rolling throughout the tournament after a disastrous summer Down Under.(Source: AP)

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The strip at the SCG has garnered all the attention with ICC sending Anti Atkinson for an inspection. Last match here between South Africa and Sri Lanka turned out to be a low-scoring affair. Nobody wants a repeat of that once the ball starts rolling on Thursday.(Source: Reuters)

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Rohit Sharma will look to keep up the momentum after a match-winning knock against Bangladesh in the quarter-final. (Source: Reuters)

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The Indian team is not leaving any stone unturned with big clash against co-hosts Australia in sight. One bad match can end their dream of retaining the title. (Source: Reuters)

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Umesh Yadav has been exceptional as he along with Mohammad Shami and Mohit Sharma have forged an unassailable bowling line-up which has given India timely breakthroughs throughout the tournament.(Source: Reuters)