Australia became the first team to qualify for the semi-final of the ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales, today.

The Aussies booked their spot with a 64-runs win over the hosts in the 32nd match of the tournament, at Lord’s.

Batting first, Australia made 285 for 7 off their 50 overs.

Skipper Aaron Finch top scored with a century.

Finche’s 100 included 11-fours and 2-sixes, while David Warner made 53.

In reply, England were bowled out for 221 inside 45 overs.

Jason Behrendorff finished with figures of 5 for 44, while Mitchell Starc took 4 wickets for Australia.

Australia top the 12-team table with two matches remaining.