Australia face Pakistan in a crucial match. Australia have an edge in previous World Cup meetings, but both teams need to consolidate their gains and put past setbacks behind them. The match will be held at the M Chinnaswamy stadium, known for high-scoring matches. Leg-spinners will play a crucial role. Pakistan’s paceman Shaheen Shah Afridi will need to improve his form, and the focus will be on the batting prowess of Babar Azam and the Australian top-order.