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India Under 19 Decimated Pakistan Under 19 by 203 runs; Will Play In Finals With Australia under 19

With the help of Shubham Gill brilliant 102 not inningas and Ishan Porel’s incredible bowling performance India devastated Pakistan U19 by 203 runs in the Semi Final of the ICC under 19 World Cup 2018.

Before this, India batted first by winning the toss and scored 272 runs for the loss of  9 wickets in the 50 overs. In reply, the start of Pakistan was quite horrible as Indian pace bowler Ishan Porel gave Pakistan the first four shocks as picked 4 wickets by giving just 17 runs and breaking the backbone of Pakistan innings, Shiva Singh took 2-2 wickets each and the whole team of Pakistan was bundled out on just 69 runs

India’s Solid Start

Indian batting was in full flow as India’s skipper Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra gave a good start to India’s and the duo added 89-runs partnership. Captain Shaw 41 and Kalra returned to the pavilion after scoring 47 runs. Mohammad Musa took four wickets from Pakistan Shubhman Gill scored a century in the glorious batting of India. Facing 94 balls, Subhman scored an unbeaten 102, with the help of 7 fours. Most notably, Gill completed the last ball of the last over with two runs, which was no ball. 

Brief Scores

Teams Scores Overs
IND U19 272/9 50
PAK U19 69/10 29.3

After The Match What the Player Said

Shubman Gill is Man of the Match. “I think this innings I’ll rank pretty high. It was a special innings in a big match against Pakistan. I thought 250-260 would be a good-enough total for the pacers to defend. Nowadays cricket is all about adaptability. I’d like to play all three formats. Looking forward to playing Australia in the final.”

“I think it was a good allround performance, we did a great job,” says Prithvi Shaw. “The plan was simple: just look for the loose balls and convert it into boundaries. First-class you get really good experience playing with guys who have already played for India,so it’s a great experience. Facing Australia will be a good challenge.Let’s see what happens.”

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