Australia qualify despite big defeat
Pakistan 149 for 6 (Jamshed 55, Starc 3-20) beat Australia 117 for 7 (Hussey 54*, Ajmal 3-17) by 32 runsScorecard and ball-by-ball details
Pakistan spun a web around Australia’s batsmen to grant themselves a strong chance of qualification for the World Twenty20 semi-finals. Though sobered by defeat, the Australians managed to reach the 112 they required to make their qualification for the semis a certainty, while the result also ensures that South Africa are knocked out, regardless of what happens in their final Super Eights match against India.
The 32-run margin to Pakistan means that…
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