With the all Group games is over on 20th March 2011, the long wait of one month is over and now we know which team will face which one in the upcoming knockout stage of ICC World Cup 2011.
Here are the Group Results and in the Order in which each team qualified in World Cup 2011 Quarterfinals:
From Group A
Pakistan finished top from Group A with 10 Points while Sri Lanka placed 2nd with 9 points. Australia and New Zealand placed 3rd and 4th with 9 and 8 points respectively.
From Group B
South Africa finished top with 10 Points, India finished 2nd with 9 points, England finished 3rd with 7 points and West Indies finished 4th with 6 points.
With above outcome at Group stage here is the outcome of Quarterfinal Fixtures
1st Quarterfinal Match C (Pakistan (A1) v West Indies (B4))
Pakistan will take on fourth placed West Indies in the first quarterfinal at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on 23rd March 2011 which will be Day/Night encounter.
2nd Quarterfinal Match E (Australia (A3) v India (B2))
India placed 2nd in Group stage will take on 3rd placed Australia in the 2nd Quarterfinal at Sardar Patel Stadium, Motera, Ahmedabad on 24th March 2011.
3rd Quarterfinal Match F (New Zealand (A4) v South Africa (B1))
Fourth placed New Zealand will take on topper from Group B South Africa in the third quarterfinal at Shere Bangla National Stadium, Mirpur on 25th March 2011.
4th Quarterfinal Match D (Sri Lanka (A2) v England (B3))
Sri Lanka the 2nd placed team at Group stage in Group A will take on third placed team from Group B England at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 26th March 2011.
1st Semi Final
Winner of 3rd Quarter Final will take on Winner of 4th Quarterfinal at R Premadasa Stadium, Colombo on 29th March 2011.
2nd Semi Final
Winner of 1st Quarter Final will take on Winner of 2nd Quarterfinal at Punjab Cricket Association Stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh on 30th March 2011.
Betting Sites already predicted India v Pakistan Semi Final and Sri Lanka v South Africa Semi Final but as we know they are not always right. So we can have changed scenario also for Semi Final clash.