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Cricket World Cup 2015: Australia crush Scotland




World Cup Pool A, Hobart

Scotland 130 (25.4 overs): Machan 40; Starc 4-14

Australia 133-3 (15.2 overs): Micheal Clarke 47

Australia claimed a seven-wicket win and put Scotland to a sixth straight defeat in the final World Cup Pool A game.

Mitchell Starc took 4-13 and Pat Cummins 3-42 to bowl Scotland out for 130 in 25.4 overs in Hobart.

Michael Clarke, promoted up the order, hit 47 as Australia won with 34.4 overs to spare after a 90-minute rain delay.

They face a quarter-final against Pakistan or Ireland, who meet on Sunday, in Adelaide on 20 March.

Australia captain Clarke said: “We had one little hiccup against New Zealand, but now it’s the knockout stages.

“We need to play at our best and I think if we do, we can win.”


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