Aussies won three on three to enter semifinals in style. they beat home team West Indies by 6 wickets in last Super Eight Match.
West Indies saved their worst for last as they were knocked out of their home tournament with a crushing six-wicket defeat by Australia. The hosts were in trouble as soon as the captain Chris Gayle fell second ball and flopped to 105, which their unbeaten opponents eased past in 16.2 over`s.
Australia’s next engagement is Friday’s semi-final against Pakistan while Sri Lanka, who qualified in the first game of the day in St Lucia, faces England on Thursday. Sri Lanka’s five-wicket victory over India left West Indies needing to win by 24 runs to reach the last four ahead of Kumar Sangakkara side, but that quickly proved impossible.
West Indies 105 (19/20 over`s)
Australia 109/4 (16.2/20 over`s)
Australia won by 6 wickets (with 22 balls remaining)
Toss West Indies, who chose to bat
Points Australia 2, West Indies 0
Player of the match SPD Smith (Australia)
Umpires BF Bowden (New Zealand) and RE Koertzen (South Africa)
TV umpire SJ Davis (Australia)
Match referee RS Madugalle (Sri Lanka)
Reserve umpire Aleem Dar (Pakistan)