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Who is Jason Behrendorff, Australia's Cricket World Cup Hero?

Australia, get around your new Cricket World Cup hero -- Jason Behrendorff.

When we think of Aussie quicks, we think of Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins or even Nathan Coulter-Nile.

But now we have a new name -- Jason Behrendorff. This is the man who just picked up a five-wicket haul against Australia's greatest rival, England.

The left-arm fast-medium bowler led the attack against England at Lord's Cricket Ground and cemented Australia a spot in the World Cup semi-finals.

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Behrendorff, 29, only played his first ODI for Australia in January this year, but he should have been in the line up much earlier if it wasn't for a serious fracture in his back he suffered in 2015.

He was on the cusp of Australian selection back in 2014, picked in the Australia A side to play South Africa A. He was also voted the 'Domestic Player of the Year' at the 2014 Allan Border Medal ceremony.

Jason Behrendorff celebrates at Lord's. Photo: AAP

But his international career was put on hold as back injuries continued to plague him.

He continued to ply his trade in the domestic leagues for Western Australia and the Perth Scorchers in the Big Bash.

Behrendorff's time in the international arena had finally come after he impressed against South Africa for the Prime Minister's XI in Canberra last October.

Next came his debut for Australia and now, a starring role in the demolition of the old foe.

Behrendorff celebrates his 5-fa at Lord's. Photo: AAP

"Some days, especially during all the rehab periods, you think: 'am I going to get back; am I going to be able to get out there and play for my country'," Behrendorff said after the match.

"It's one of those things you dream of as a kid to play cricket for Australia; and then to come here and play at Lord's my first time here ... I trained here the other day and my first game here, so yeah, it was something special."

Australia has two group matches left in the World Cup, the first against New Zealand on Saturday and then against South Africa a week later.

With AAP.