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Australia Beats South Africa by Eight Wickets in World Twenty20

Shane Watson scored 70 as Australia beat South Africa by eight wickets in the Super Eight stage of cricket’s World Twenty20 in Sri Lanka.

South Africa ended on 146-5 in the game in Colombo, with unbeaten knocks of 32 and 31 by Robin Peterson and Farhaan Behardien and 30 from JP Duminy.

Michael Hussey was 45 not out as Australia reached 147-2 in 17.4 overs.

Also today, Pakistan is playing archrival India in Colombo. Pakistan won the toss and batted, finishing all out for 128 with two balls left.

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