Australia beat South Africa to set up World Cup final with India

Australia's Pat Cummins and Mitchell Starc celebrate progressing to the final after winning the semi-final match against South Africa

Australia beat South Africa by three wickets in a tense chase of 213 on Thursday to set up a Cricket World Cup final against India.

Australia wobbled after Travis Head's 62 in Kolkata but Steve Smith (30) and Josh Inglis (28) helped the five-time champions reach their target with 16 balls to spare and make their eighth final.

South Africa's players react after losing the 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup one-day international (ODI) second semi-final match against Australia at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 16, 2023

For South Africa, it was a fifth World Cup semi-final defeat despite David Miller's 101.

The final is on Sunday at the world's biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad.