Australia set India 185-run target

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Bridgetown (Barbados), May 7 (IANS) Australia went on a six-hitting spree to score 184 for five against India in the Super Eights stage of the World Twenty20 here Friday.

Put in to bat, Australia struck 16 sixes in their innings. They got off to an explosive start through openers Shane Watson (54 off 32 balls) and David Warner (72 off 42 balls) as they raced to 104 runs in 10.5 overs. The two struck 13 sixes– Watson (6) and Warner (7).

Davis Hussey contributed 35 runs off 22 balls with two sixes.

India pulled back things in the last four overs giving away only 23 runs and not conceding any six.

Ashish Nehra (2-31), Yuvraj Singh (2-20) were the pick of Indian bowlers.

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