PHOTOS: India's World Cup 2015 journey - February 15 to March 26

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Team India's ICC World Cup 2015 journey ended yesterday. As long as it lasted, it was very good. MS Dhoni and his men were invincible till they ran into Australia and exited in the semi-final at Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).

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India's World Cup campaign began on February 15 and culminated on March 26. Between this, they won 7 matches in a row and lost 1 to go home as a semi-finalist. (WC results)

Pakistan (won by 76 runs), South Africa (won by 130 runs), United Arab Emirates (won by 9 wickets), West Indies (won by 4 wickets), Ireland (won by 8 wickets) and Zimbabwe (won by 6 wickets) were conquered in the league phase wit ease.

In the quarter-final, India got the better of Bangladesh by 109 runs. But their winning streak was cut short by Australia in the last-four clash (lost by 95 runs).

Here is looking back at India's World Cup journey, in pictures

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Virat Kohli celebrates his century against Pakistan in Adelaide. The same form was not seen from him in later matches

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Kohli and Shikhar Dhawan embrace after the latter's half century against Pakistan

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Kohli (left) takes a run to complete his century. Also seen in Suresh Raina on the right

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Kohli is pumped up after taking a catch to dismiss a Pakistani batsman

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Raina (left) and Rohit Sharma celebrate a Pakistani wicket

Game 1 - Vs Pakistan in Adelaide

Mission accomplished. Indian players walk off the ground after defeating Pakistan by 76 runs

Game 2 - Vs South Africa in Melbourne

Century for Shikhar Dhawan (left) at MCG against South Africa

Game 2 - Vs South Africa in Melbourne

Indian players are ecstatic after taking a South African wicket

Game 2 - Vs South Africa in Melbourne

India and South Africa players shake hands at the end of the match. India won by 130 runs

Game 3 - Vs UAE in Perth

Half century for Rohit Sharma against UAE at WACA ground in Perth

Game 3 - Vs UAE in Perth

Kohli and Rohit during their partnership against UAE

Game 3 - Vs UAE in Perth

UAE players celebrate the dismissal of Shikhar Dhawan for 14 runs

Game 3 - Vs UAE in Perth

Kohli and Rohit were together for an unbroken 71-run stand for the second wicket to steer India home

Game 3 - Vs UAE in Perth

Ashwin was the Man-of-the-match for his four-wicket haul against UAE. Here he is celebrating a wicket

Game 4 - Vs West Indies in Perth

Mohammed Shami celebrates a wicket against West Indies. He had 3 victims in the match

Game 4 - Vs West Indies in Perth

Indian fans at WACA ground during the match

Game 4 - Vs West Indies in Perth

Ashwin and MS Dhoni during their partnership

Game 4 - Vs West Indies in Perth

Dhoni plays a shot en route to his 45 not out

Game 4 - Vs West Indies in Perth

End of the match. Dhoni takes India to fourth successive win

Game 5 - Vs Ireland in Hamilton

Indian players celebrate after an Ireland batsman is dismissed

Game 5 - Vs Ireland in Hamilton

Century for Shikhar Dhawan, his second of World Cup 2015

Game 5 - Vs Ireland in Hamilton

Indian players are seen during the match

Game 5 - Vs Ireland in Hamilton

Kohli (44 not out) and Ajinkya Rahane (33 not out) return to the pavilion after securing 8-wicket victory

Game 6 - Vs Zimbabwe in Auckland

Indian players are seen together after dismissing a Zimbabwe batsman

Game 6 - Vs Zimbabwe in Auckland

Suresh Raina raises his bat after scoring 100 runs

Game 6 - Vs Zimbabwe in Auckland

The winning six from Dhoni. He remained not out on 85

Game 7 (Quarter-final) - Vs Bangladesh in Melbourne

Rohit Sharma cannot hide his joy after reaching a hundred

Game 7 (Quarter-final) - Vs Bangladesh in Melbourne

Another celebration picture of Rohit after completing 100

Game 7 (Quarter-final) - Vs Bangladesh in Melbourne

Dhoni reacts after a wicket

Game 7 (Quarter-final) - Vs Bangladesh in Melbourne

7 out of 7 for India. The players are seen congratulating each other after India's 109-run success

Game 8 (Semi-final) - Vs Australia in Sydney

A wicket early for India but after that it was Australia's batting domination

Game 8 (Semi-final) - Vs Australia in Sydney

Steve Smith took the game away with a fine century

Game 8 (Semi-final) - Vs Australia in Sydney

Dhoni topscored for India with 65 but that was not enough in the run chase of 329

Game 8 (Semi-final) - Vs Australia in Sydney

End of Dhoni and India's World Cup campaign. Dhoni walks back to the pavilion after being run out. He was the 7th wicket to fall and after India were soon bowled out and bowed out of the tournament, losing by 95 runs

Game 8 (Semi-final) - Vs Australia in Sydney

Dhoni speaks to the media after India's World Cup campaign ended

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