U-19 World Cup: Ravi Kumar was in prime kind for India in opposition to Bangladesh.© Instagram
India booked a spot within the semi-finals of the continuing U-19 World Cup after they defeated defending champions Bangladesh in a low-scoring encounter on the Coolidge Cricket Floor in Antigua. The win arrange a final 4 conflict in opposition to Australia, which is scheduled to be performed on February 2 on the similar venue. India placed on a spirited show with each the ball in addition to with the bat to defeat Bangladesh. Opting to bowl after successful the toss, India bowled exceptionally properly and stored a lid on the scoring price. Pacer Ravi Kumar struck essential blows whereas Spinner Vicky Ostwal additionally joined in on the motion as Bangladesh did not recuperate submit the preliminary hiccups.
SM Meherob top-scored for Bangladesh with 30 runs as he saved his group from collapsing to an excellent decrease rating. Had it not been for the likes of Aich Mollah and Ashiqur Zaman, Bangladesh had been staring down the barrel after the primary 15 overs.
Ravi Kumar took three wickets whereas Ostwal completed with two wickets in his kitty.
In reply, India acquired off to the worst attainable begin. They misplaced opener Harnoor Singh with none runs on the board. Nevertheless, Angkrish Raghuvanshi and Shaik Rasheed added greater than 50 runs for the second wicket to calm the nerves within the Indian camp.
India misplaced two extra wickets within the run chase of 112 runs however it was too late to have an effect on the results of the sport.
Kaushal Tambe completed the match with an enormous six as India registered the win in 30.5 overs with 5 wickets in hand.
Here is a take a look at the highlights of the match:
The opposite semi-final is scheduled to be performed between England U19 and Afghanistan U19 facet on the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound in Antigua on February 1.
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