Cricket World Cup 2019: England to play Australia in semi-final after South Africa end tournament with a win

Australia will face England in a blockbuster World Cup semi-final showdown as the defending champions finished second in the group after an agonising loss to South Africa.

India’s win over Sri Lanka meant Australia were leapfrogged in the standings, shortly after Faf Du Plessis’ 93-ball century and Rassie Van Der Dussen’s one-day international best of 95 had propelled the Proteas to 325 for six.

Despite David Warner’s 122, a defiant innings as he and Steve Smith faced South Africa for the first time since the ball-tampering scandal, Australia lost by just 10 runs as they were all out for 315 after 49.5 overs. Cont

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