Australia see off Scotland at Cricket World Cup

Aussie fast bowler Mitchell Starc (left) takes Iain Wardlaw's wicket. Credit: ROB BLAKERS/AAP

Australia eased past Scotland in the Cricket World Cup with a seven-wicket win in Hobart despite a long rain delay. The win saw the co-hosts finish second in Pool A, behind other co-hosts New Zealand.

Scotland were bowled out for a meagre 130 in just 25.4 overs by the Australia attack with Mitchell Starc (four for 14) the key man for the tournament co-hosts.

Australia made light work of the reply, which was interrupted for an hour and a half by rain, with captain Michael Clarke top-scoring with 47 as they eased to victory in 15.2 overs.

In Pool B, Suresh Raina scored his maiden World Cup century as India cruised to a six-wicket win over Zimbabwe in Auckland.