19 Mar '11, 4pm

Cricket: South Africa knock Bangladesh out of World Cup: NEW DELHI: Hapless Bangladesh were sent crashing out of...

Cricket: South Africa knock Bangladesh out of World Cup: NEW DELHI: Hapless Bangladesh were sent crashing out of...

NEW DELHI: Pakistan ended defending champions Australia's 34-match unbeaten World Cup run on Saturday while hapless Bangladesh crashed out in a humiliating rout at the hands of South Africa. On the day that India, England and, barring a mathematical miracle, West Indies completed the quarter-final line-up, Pakistan beat Australia by four wickets in Colombo to take top spot in Group A. Paceman Umar Gul took 3-30 to help Pakistan dismiss Australia for 176 - their lowest World Cup total since 1992 - before Umar Akmal (44 not out) and Asad Shafiq (46) helped steer Pakistan to victory in 41 overs. Pakistan finished with 10 points and will play the fourth-placed team in Group B, while Australia (nine points) finished third behind Sri Lanka (nine points) on run-rate and will play the second-placed team from Group B. That could mean a clash with India in Ahmedabad on Thursday. Sat...

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