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458dThe Bulletin by Alex Brown

Australia reach semis after thriller

Pakistan's bowlers were magnificent in their defence of a modest total, but could not deny Australia a thrilling last-ball victory that ensured their progression to a fourth consecutive Champions Trophy semi-final

458dCricinfo staff

I was chewing my nails - Ponting

Australia were the last team to enter the ICC Champions Trophy semi-finals but they got there after surviving a scare against Pakistan that had Ricky Ponting chewing his fingernails on the dressing-room balcony

458dOsman Samiuddin in Centurion

Worth its wait in gold

Waiting for Mohammad Asif to return from the pit of hell he had thrown himself into in the last couple of years was almost worth it

458dOsman Samiuddin in Centurion

Unpredictable v unyielding

In the last ten or so overs at Centurion was found the very essence ofPakistan and Australia as cricket nations, and their beauty

Australia 2nd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st44SR WatsonTD Paine
2nd15RT PontingTD Paine
3rd81RT PontingMEK Hussey
4th17MEK HusseyCJ Ferguson
5th17MEK HusseyCL White
6th1JR HopesCL White
7th1MG JohnsonCL White
8th11B LeeMG Johnson
9th19B LeeNM Hauritz

ICC Champions Trophy (ICC KnockOut)

Group A
TEAMMWLPTNRR
ENG33061.045
BDESH31130
AUS3012-0.992
NZ3021-1.058
Group B
TEAMMWLPTNRR
INDIA32141.37
PAK3214-0.68
SA31220.167
SL3122-0.798