Wednesday, May 5, 2010

Cricket-Australia beat Bangladesh by 27 runs

BRIDGETOWN, May 5 (Reuters) - Australia beat Bangladesh by 27 runs in their Twenty20 World Cup Group A game in Barbados on Wednesday.

Scores: Australia 141 for seven (M.Hussey 47 not out); Bangladesh 114 all out (18.4 overs; D.Nannes 4-18)

Australia and Pakistan qualify from Group A for the Super Eight stage of the competition. Bangladesh are eliminated.

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