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  1. Refresh for in-play highlights
  2. Pakistan out of the tournament
  3. James Faulkner takes 5-27
  4. Skipper Smith 61 (43 balls) for Australia
  5. Watson 44 not out from 21 (three sixes)

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By Jamie Lillywhite and Stephan Shemilt

All times stated are UK

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We still have much to come later today though, with South Africa against West Indies, AB de Villiers against Chris Gayle, and an important encounter as far as England's hopes in the competition go. We will give you time for a tea and a sandwich, perhaps a chocolate teacake as we are enjoying here, and will be back with that match from Nagpur shortly. Cheerio now.

It most certainly is Ashley, effectively a quarter-final, with the winners through to the last four and the losers on the plane home. That match is on Sunday in Chandigarh so be sure to follow that here on the BBC website.

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Ashley: India/Australia is absolutely massive now.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Spin bowling is an area of vulnerability in these conditions. Apart from Zampa, they haven't got the armoury to match their pace bowlers."

Captain's view

Australia skipper Steve Smith: "We haven't quite played to our potential in the first two games. Today was quite a clinical performance and I'm really proud of the boys.

"Davey Warner has been hitting the ball well so needs to face as many balls as possible. We changed it up a little bit and it worked today.

"We just have to keep on winning. There's three more games if we want to win the World Cup. India will be tough. Hopefully we can keep playing some good cricket and give them a run for their money.

"India is only in two days, so we'll look at a bit of footage from their batters and bowlers. We'll take a rest and be ready to go."

Captain's view

Shahid Afridi on rumours of his retirement: "When I go back I will take a decision and whatever is better for the country I will go with that. Let's see how things are doing, I will announce this in my country. As a player I am fine but as a captain it is hard being captain of Pakistan with the pressure, media pressure and expectancy."  

Captain's view

Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi: "I want to congratulate Australia but we are not good enough, the last four overs we gave 40 runs away and you cannot do that against a world class side."

If that's the end for @SAfridiOfficial then thank you for all the entertainment #boomboom #WT20

If that's the end for @SAfridiOfficial then thank you for all the entertainment #boomboom #WT20

The latest Group table which confirms that #PAK are OUT of #WT20 with #AUS v #IND now a virtual quarter-final!

The latest Group table which confirms that #PAK are OUT of #WT20 with #AUS v #IND now a virtual quarter-final!

It was even better than that actually Glenn, 5-27, the fifth best in T20 international history.

Well played @CricketAus Good team effort. Starting to find form at the right time. Well done @JamesFaulkner44 great figures of 5/28 #WT20

James Faulkner recovers from illness to take 5-27, only the sixth man to take a five-for in T20 internationals: "I wasn't feeling great a couple of days ago but I am just glad we got back to playing some decent cricket again. 

"We didn't get off the to the best of starts out here but knowing our squad and the depth we have there is no reason why couldn't turn it round. We know India are going to be tough opposition next but we have got to be up for the challenge." 

If it's the end of @SAfridiOfficial in International Cricket it really has been a fantastic ride ... #BoxOffice #ByeBoomBoom

Final scorecard

Pakistan 172-8 from 20 overs

Not out batsmen: Shoaib Malik 40, Mohammad Sami 4 

Fall of wickets: 20-1 (Shehzad 1), 40-2 (Sharjeel 30), 85-3 (Akmal 32), 110-4 (Afridi 14), 147-5 (Latif 46), 147-6 (Wasim 0), 164-7 (Sarfraz 2), 164-8 (Riaz 0)

Bowling figures: Hazlewood 4-0-26-1, Coulter-Nile 4-0-45-0, Faulker 4-0-27-5, Watson 2-0-27-0, Zampa 4-0-32-2, Maxwell 2-0-13-0

Australia 193-4: Smith 61 from 43, Watson 44 from 28, Wasim 2-31 and Riaz 2-35

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Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Australia have a complete death-bowling unit, but it was the batting of Smith and Watson that was the difference."

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

"Afridi rubs his eyes and strokes his beard. Is that the end of Boom Boom in a Pakistan shirt?"

Australia win by 21 runs

Pkn 172-8

Could have been a hat-trick but it just evades the outstretched fingertips of David Warner on the boundary. But that is the end of Pakistan's campaign as Australia win.


Wahab c Hazlewood b Faulkner 0 (Pkn 164-8)

Back of the hand from Faulkner, it bamboozles Wahab, sliced to point and it is four wickets in six balls for the left-arm conjurer. Best figures by an Australian in T20 cricket.


Sarfraz c Khawaja b Faulkner 2 (Pkn 164-7)

A peculiar way to depart, presumably the intended destination was the boundary but the reverse stroke went limply to point.

Pkn 160-6

Malik hits Coulter-Nile into the stands over long-on and then cuts the next ball for four, but Pakistan need 30 from the final over, which will be bowled by Faulkner.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"It's a pretty decent catch from Coulter-Nile, he had to make good ground. Australia were going gung-ho at this stage, but Pakistan are just losing wickets."

Pkn 150-6

No hat-trick but no boundaries conceded either and Pakistan need 44 from the final 12 balls. Afridi looking disconsolate in the dug-out, his international career almost over.


Imad c Coulter-Nile b Faulkner 0 (Pkn 147-6)

Two in two for Faulkner, left-hander Imad Wasim went for it and only sliced to backward point.


Latif b Faulkner 46 (Pkn 147-5)

Steady stuff from Latif, 46 from 41, but, needing something more, he is beaten all ends up by a slower ball from Faulkner and is through his shot way too early as the ball crashes into the timbers.

Charles Dagnall

BBC Test Match Special

"You'd still back Australia, but a couple more boundaries and the situation would change rapidly."

Pkn 145-4 (49 needed from 18 balls)

Watson, whose first over went for 17, concedes an unfortunate four following a full-blooded top edge from Malik that flies over the wicketkeeper's head, but not too much damage in the rest of the over.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"Pakistan need one big over to get ahead of the game."

Pkn 135-4

There are no more maximums though and even a dot ball. Four overs left and 59 still required, but Australia were on exactly the same score at this stage of their innings.

Pkn 132-4

That's massive from Malik, thudding into the black sightscreen down the ground off Zampa.

Pkn 125-4 (69 needed from 30 balls)

Latif hits Hazlewood over cover for four but it is the only boundary of the over and the requirement is almost 14 an over.

20 yrs experience outfoxed by someone who has been around 20 mins..... Brilliant @zamps63 ... #ByeBoomBoom #ICCWT20

Pkn 114-4

Shoaib Malik is the new batsman, he seems to have been around longer than colour television but let's see if he can improve on his T20 highest of 75. Just singles conceded after the wicket.


Afridi st Nevill b Zampa 14 (Pkn 110-4)

But he has gone this time, marching down the pitch and deceived as Zampa fires it in flatter and wider and Peter Nevill whips off the bails in tidy fashion. 

Pkn 110-3

Wouldn't bother even looking for that, let alone chasing it. Straight down the ground over the black sightscreens by the inimitable Afridi off Zampa.

Pkn 104-3

Latif struggled in the last over but he relishes the pace of Coulter-Nile, pulling two boundaries to record his T20 highest, although his previous best was a modest 13.

Cricketing journeys

Pkn 94-3

The first four balls from Maxwell are dots but Afridi thumps the final one over long-on for a much needed maximum.

Pkn 87-3

The big gun arrives, Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi, who has a top score of 33 against Australia. He comes down the pitch second ball to drive a single.

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Ex-England batter on BBC Test Match Special

"That is a good delivery. It's got late dip and a little bit of turn. Akmal got done. Zampa has bowled with really good control."