Edgy Australia sneak into semis in thriller: ICC Champions Trophy (Centurion)
Australia limped to a tense twowicket win over Pakistan to top Group A and set up a Champions Trophy semifinal against England . Sent into bat on an unpredictable wicket Pakistan did not settle down against a disciplined Australian bowling lineup managing just 205 for 6 from their 50 overs. After cruising to 1402 Australia lost Ricky Ponting 32 and Mike Hussey 64 as Pakistan took control of the match. But from 1878 Brett Lee and Nathan Hauritz took Australia past the target to win by 2 wickets. ICC Champions Trophy Centurion Sept 2009.