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As it happened; Australia vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final

Australia (216/4), after losing a couple of early wickets, strolled their way back into the match thanks to Smith (65) and Watson (64) to beat Pakistan (213) by 6 wickets.

Cricketnext Staff |March 20, 2015, 7:52 AM IST
As it happened; Australia vs Pakistan, World Cup 2015, 3rd quarter-final

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Hosts Australia will have to counter a rising and unpredictable Pakistan in the third cricket World Cup quarter-final at the Adelaide Oval.

While four-time World Cup winners Australia can easily be termed as favourites going by the past performance and the arsenal they possess, pressure of expectations will be high on Michael Clarke's men.

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Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 4027 115
2 New Zealand 2829 109
3 South Africa 2917 108
4 England 3778 105
5 Australia 2640 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6745 125
2 India 7071 122
3 New Zealand 4837 112
4 Australia 5543 111
5 South Africa 5193 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 7365 283
2 England 4253 266
3 South Africa 4196 262
4 India 8099 261
5 Australia 5471 261
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