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U-19 World Cup: UAE and Eire enter plate semifinals

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UAE and Eire received their respective matches on Tuesday to guide their spot within the plate semifinals of the U-19 World Cup.

UAE survived a dramatic batting collapse to edge previous Uganda by one wicket, whereas Eire beat Canada by 94 runs. Philippus le Roux was Eire’s hero as he dug in for an unbeaten 83 to assist his aspect publish 179. Canada was bowled out for 85 inside 30 overs.

Shetty stars for UAE in slender win

Adhitya Shetty shone with the ball and held his nerve with the bat for UAE towards Uganda. Shetty helped dismiss Uganda for 123 and later noticed his aspect dwelling with the bat in a nail-biting end at Port of Spain, Trinidad.

Shetty took 4 wickets, together with that of opposition captain Pascal Murungi.

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UAE, in reply, began strongly, Kai Smith hitting 5 boundaries in a fluent 25. The group was virtually midway to its goal within the fifteenth over for the lack of only one wicket. However then the pendulum swung in Uganda’s favour as 4 wickets fell within the house of 14 deliveries.

Matthew Musinguzi and Joseph Baguma had been the destroyers-in-chief and completed with three wickets apiece.

Le Roux leads Irish cost

Le Roux was the chief contributor to Eire’s convincing win at Tarouba.

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Canada began effectively with the ball to cut back Eire to 34 for 3. Le Roux arrived and started the rebuilding job however quickly misplaced the corporate of his captain Tim Tector (15) as Canada continued to use strain.

When Gibson (three for 36) returned to wash bowl Matthew Humphreys for a duck, Eire was in hassle at 90 for seven, however Le Roux continued to face agency. He added 48 with Jamie Forbes (25) and struck 12 boundaries in all as he carried Eire to 179.

Canada was shortly on the again foot in reply, falling to 12 for 3 as Reuben Wilson eliminated each openers. Kairav Sharma (19) and Gurnek Johal Singh (15) had been the one batters to succeed in double figures as wickets continued to fall at common intervals.

Subsequent spherical

UAE takes on West Indies or Papua New Guinea within the subsequent spherical, whereas Eire awaits the winner of the competition between Zimbabwe and Scotland.

Temporary scores

  • Eire 179 in 43.3 overs (Le Roux 83) beat Canada 85 in 29.2 overs
  • Uganda 123 in 38.1 overs (Shetty 4 for 29) beat UAE 127 for 9 in 40.3 overs
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