South Africa bat against Australia in World Cup

Sunday, 07 Jul, 2019

Pakistan won four straight matches to finish level on 11 points with New Zealand, but they bowed out of the tournament due to an inferior net run-rate.

It sure has been an all-round show from Australia and they will not want any slip-ups going into the semi-finals.

"So if England reach the final we will make the match available to everyone so the whole country can be part of a rare and special big sporting moment".

An eighth group-stage victory for the Australians would guarantee them top spot, whatever second-place India does against Sri Lanka earlier Saturday in Leeds. "These last two matches we have got back to our normal approach", Bayliss said. 'What concerned me was the game before, because we completely went away from how we had been playing for four years.

Depending on the outcome of Australia vs South Africa match, India will play either England or New Zealand in the semi-final. I think the boys are clear what they can do.

"Because what it does and what it's done to us is that one very poor game and you really battle to recover again". If the standings hold, India will play New Zealand in the first semifinal on Tuesday in nearby Manchester.

"When we looked at it, it was like, 'Sure, Australia in the last game will be a great opportunity for possibly one or two of the teams to play the last game nearly like a quarterfinal, '" South Africa captain Faf du Plessis said Friday.

Another World Cup victor, Ramiz Raja, believes Pakistan have the ability to produce "magical" cricket and says their exit is a loss to the tournament. It is now or never, particularly with Bayliss adamant he will leave after the Ashes at the end of this summer, whatever happens.

"It is disappointing, and it just goes back to the first game against the West Indies".

Remember, not only do they have to win this game but also expect South Africa to beat Australia. 145-2 chasing 307, we had an opportunity.

"My future plan is obviously going home from here, and then I'll rethink", he told reporters. Rohit, on the other hand, reached this mark in only his 16 World Cup innings! But after bowing out of the World Cup, the Bangladesh captain smartly dodged the question, keeping the suspense alive. Known for their unconventional sports analysis and off-kilter banter, the ACC have come to ask the tough questions.