Australia set 177 runs Target for Pakistan

Australia set 177 runs Target for Pakistan | Pakistan 177 runs for win

Australia set 177 runs Target for Pakistan: in icc cricket world cup 2011 40th match Australia set target for Pakistan 177 runs.Australia played well but not give a big target for Pakistan in ICC cricket World cup 2011 match. Pakistan have a big chance to win from Australia.

Australian captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and opted to bat as Pakistan left out express paceman Shoaib Akhtar in the World Cup Group A match at the R. Premadasa Stadium on Saturday.

Pakistan produced a dominating bowling performance to peg back the mighty Aussies in their last World Cup league match at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo.

On Thursday Shoaib announced that he would retire after the World Cup and hoped he would get another chance against the defending champions.

The only change in the Pakistan side which beat Zimbabwe on Monday was the inclusion of Umar Akmal, who has recovered from a finger injury, in place of out of form opener Ahmed Shahzad.

Australia kept an unchanged side from their win over Canada on Wednesday.

Both teams have already qualified for the quarter-finals.

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