Australia can’t simply win at Adelaide Oval on Friday, they have to THRASH Afghanistan to guarantee jumping above England into second place in Group 1 for the Twenty20 World Cup.

Right now, the Aussies are really only sitting as the 5th or 6th best team.

“We haven’t had a great tournament, let’s be honest,” Ryan Daniels said on Friday.

“We’re the reigning champs, we came into this thinking ‘home World Cup’, feeling pretty good about ourselves.”

“You know, they got rid of Justin Langer, that’s what they wanted.”

But not only do the Aussies need a monster win via their ‘net run-rate’ (the whole point of T20), they also need a whole bunch of things to go their way…

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