Australia beat South Africa by 8 wickets
Riding on Shane Watson's match-winning 70 and Xavier Doherty triple-strikes, Australia beat South Africa by 8 wickets.
Australia put South Africa to bat first and they were right on the money. But, there was a suprise in store as left-arm spinner Xavier Doherty opened bowling and struck with his third ball to send back Richard Levi. (AP & AFP Photos)
Shane Watson can't be kept out of the action for too long, as he picked up Hashim Amla.
Xavier Doherty struck again in his second over to dismiss seasoned pro Jacques Kallis.
JP Duminy tried to put a brake on the sliding momentum with 25-ball 30, but fell to Doherty.
Robin Peterson, long with Farhan Behardien, got South Africa to fighting total with some late strokeplay.
The South African pace battery wasn't willing to give up easily as Morne Morkel scalped David Warner early on.
Shane Watson is showing no signs of slowing down in this World T20 as his 47-ball 70 earned him the Man of the Match award for the fourth consecutive time.
Michael Hussey showed why he is the 'Mr Dependable' of Aussie cricket as he anchored the win with 37-ball 45.
Australia sailed to victory with 14 balls to spare and moved closer to a semi-final berth.