Watch Australia vs Pakistan, live on Sky Sports Cricket World Cup (404) from 10am Last Updated: 11/06/19 3:59pm Australia are aiming to bounce back from their first defeat of the tournament when they take on Pakistan – arguably the most important hurdle they must clear. History suggests Australia must beat Pakistan if they are to win the World Cup – four of their five successes have encompassed victories over the men in green.That included the 1999 tournament, when Pakistan edged a close game in the group stage at Headingley before the Aussies took their revenge in a one-sided final. Australia vs Pakistan June 12, 2019, 10:00am Live on Get Sky Sports Get a Sky Sports pass The defending champions – who also thrashed Pakistan 5-0 in their ODI series in March – failed to chase down a target of 353 against India on Sunday, despite half-centuries from David Warner, Steve Smith and Alex Carey.Warner’s innings of 56 took him 84 balls and the middle order were unable to make up ground, prompting criticism of the batting line-up after big-hitting Glenn Maxwell was held back until No 5.Assistant coach Ricky Ponting said: “Davey, coming back, has made runs. By his own… Read full this story
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