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Indian and Jamaica players in action during the preminaries of netball at Thyagaraj Sports Complex - PTI
Netball's top four battle it out in Semifinals

The world's top four netball teams will as expected, battle it out in the semfinals on Tuesday for the right to play for the Gold medal at the Thyagaraj Sports Complex.

The Australian Diamonds entered Delhi 2010 as favourites and a string of massive wins in Pool A, including a 113-18 thumping of India, has reinforced the world champions' formidable reputation. Revenge is top of their agenda after giving up a Commonwealth Games Gold medal to New Zealand in 2006, but first the Diamonds must conquer a confident England squad keen on claiming a medal other than Bronze.

England finished second in Pool B after a narrow 47-41 loss to New Zealand. The winner of this clash, starting at 13:00, will go on to play in Thursday's Gold medal match against the winner of the second semifinal between defending Commonwealth Games champions New Zealand and Jamaica.

The 2006 Gold medallists, New Zealand have a history of playing ruthless group-stage Netball before faltering at the feet of the Australians. To date, this competition has been no different, with Ruth Aitken's (NZL) troops wiping the smiles off all of their Pool B competitors. Jamaica, who finished second in Pool A after a 14-goal loss to Australia, will have to be at their best to come close to threatening the Games' defending champions in the second semifinal starting at 15:00. - GNS