Cricket World Cup permutations: England to face Australia in semi-finals

Jonny Bairstow puts his thumb up
Jonny Bairstow set up England's victories against India and New Zealand with back-to-back tons

South Africa's victory over Australia in the final group game means the semi-final line-up is now complete - with a twist.

Australia drop to second in the standings, meaning a semi-final against England at Edgbaston awaits on Thursday.

India, as group winners, will play New Zealand at Old Trafford on 9 July.

The final is at Lord's on 14 July.

World Cup group table
RankTeamPWLTNRRRPts
1India (Q)971010.80915
2Australia (Q)972000.86814
3England (Q)963001.15212
4New Zealand (Q)953010.17511
5Pakistan95301-0.4311
6Sri Lanka93402-0.9198
7South Africa93501-0.037
8Bangladesh93501-0.417
9West Indies92601-0.2255
10Afghanistan90900-1.3220

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