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World Cup 2011

Storm in an idiot cup

Pakistan end Australia's unbeaten World Cup record and Shahid Afridi, the winning captain, is an idiot? Excuse me, is that news?

Australia v Pakistan, Group A, World Cup 2011, Colombo

A game to savour and forget

All Pakistan's bowlers played their role, the fielding was as good as it has been in a long time, and two young batsmen played maturely; yet by the next game, their win against Australia could mean nothing

World Cup 2011

Pakistan's Australian sandwich

The last time Australia lost a World Cup match, Abdul Razzaq and Shoaib Akhtar both played. It was a dramatic May day in Leeds

Australia v Pakistan, Group A, World cup 2011, Colombo

Hilditch wants more impact from Tait

Andrew Hilditch, Australia's chairman of selectors, said that while Brett Lee and Mitchell Johnson are bowling well, Shaun Tait needs to do more for the three-man out-and-out pace attack to work