Australia into World Twenty20 final

GROS ISLET, Saint Lucia: Australia reached the World Twenty20 final after beating defending champions Pakistan by three wickets at the Beausejour Stadium here on Friday.

They will now play England, who beat Sri Lanka by seven wickets in the first semi-final here on Thursday, in Sunday''s final at Barbados''s Kensington Oval.

Brief scores
Pakistan 191-6, 20 overs (U Akmal 56 no; K Akmal 50)
Australia 197-7, 19.5 overs (M Hussey 60 no; M Aamer 3-35)

Result: Australia won by three wickets.