COVID-hit India shall be bolstered by the return of key gamers when the document four-time champions meet holders Bangladesh within the third quarterfinal of the U-19 Cricket World Cup in Osbourn, Antigua on Saturday. A lot of the half a dozen India gamers, who had been affected by the dreaded virus, have recovered and are set to function within the essential conflict. Six gamers, together with skipper Yash Dhull, had gone into isolation forward of India’s second league fixture towards Eire, dealing a giant blow to the document 4 time champions. 5 of them examined constructive within the RTPCR exams and likewise ended up lacking the final league sport towards Uganda.
Nevertheless, the depth within the squad ensured India received each these video games comfortably and certified for the quarterfinals as group toppers.
Nishant Sindhu led the aspect in Dhull’s absence as India struggled to subject 11 match gamers on the park within the sport towards Eire.
“A lot of the gamers have recovered and needs to be match sufficient to play tomorrow,” a BCCI official advised PTI.
Skipper Dhull, his deputy Shaik Rasheed, Sidharth Yadav, Aaradhya Yadav and Manav Parakh had returned constructive RTPCR exams earlier than the Eire sport.
Each Dhull and Rasheed are essential batters for the group and had appeared in good contact towards South Africa of their event opener.
Opener Angkrish Raghuvanshi and all-rounder Raj Bawa’s confidence have to be sky excessive after they scored match successful tons towards Uganda.
Left-arm spinner Vicky Ostwal has been India’s stand out bowler within the event with seven wickets.
One other left-arm spinner Sindhu has been tidy with the ball, taking 4 wickets at an economic system price of two.76 runs per over.
The Bangladesh batters may also not have a simple time negotiating the additional tempo of Rajvardhan Hangargekar.
The sport shall be a rematch of the earlier version’s remaining in 2020 when Bangladesh had shocked the favourites to win their maiden title. Present Bangladesh skipper Rakibul Hasan was a part of that memorable remaining.
Within the just lately held Asia Cup semifinal within the UAE, India had outplayed Bangaldesh and gone on to win the title.
Bangladesh’s entry into the knockouts right here wasnt as clean as India’s. England outplayed them within the first sport earlier than they certified with wins over Canada and UAE.
India: Yash Dhull (c), Harnoor Singh, Angkrish Raghuvanshi, Shaik Rasheed, Nishant Sindhu, Siddarth Yadav, Aneeshwar Gautam, Manav Parakh, Kaushal Tambe, Rajvardhan Hangargekar, Vicky Ostwal, Garv Sangwan, Dinesh Bana, Aaradhya Yadav, Raj Bawa, Vasu Vats, Ravi Kumar.
Bangladesh:Rakibul Hasan (c), Abdullah Al Mamun, Ariful Islam, Md Fahim, Mahfijul Islam, Ripon Mondol, Naimur Rohman, Tanzim Hasan Sakib, Prantik Nawrose Nabil, Aich Mollah, Ashiqur Zaman, Iftakher Hossain Ifti, SM Meherob, Musfik Hasan, Tahjibul Islam.
Match begins 6:30pm IST.
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