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Glenn Maxwell hits amazing double century as Australia secure semi-final spot

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Glenn Maxwell battled through injury to hit a sensational double century against Afghanistan and guide Australia into the World Cup semi-finals.

Maxwell arrived at the crease to face a hat-trick ball at 49-4 before Australia slumped to 91-7 chasing 292 in Mumbai.

He was dropped twice and struggled with a back injury and cramp but played a remarkable innings, often on one leg post century, to finish 201 not out.

He shared 202 with Pat Cummins (12*) as Australia won with 19 balls tospare. (Foreign Agencies)

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