ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 :India thrash Pakistan by 10 Wickets to march into finals

India U-19 boys on Tuesday handsomely defeated Pakistan by 10 Wickets to march into the 3rd straight final of the event. On a sunny day at Potchefstroom Pakistan skipper Rohail Nazir won the toss and decided to bat first that was indeed a good surface to bat on. The decision seemed to hit back Pakistani Batsman as they were found helpless against Indian pacers who very consistently clocking over 140+. By the end of 25 overs Pakistani Batsmen didn’t managed to reach even 100 and were already 3 down.

India U-19 boys celebrating another wicket of Pakistani batsman


The situation became even worse when the Pakistan lost 3 more wickets in the span of 20 runs and eventually getting bowled out for sub-par 172. Skipper Rohail Nazir was the top-scorer with 62 runs and opener Haider Ali scored 56. Indian bowlers were once again fantastic with Shushant Mishra claiming 3 for 28 and Karthik Tyagi took 2 wickets for 32 Runs. Ravi Bishnoi also chipped in with 2 Wickets.

Chasing 173 India got off to a brilliant start that never end with India reaching their destination of 173 runs without loosing any wicket with 14.4 over left. Southpaw opener Yashashwi Jaiswal scored 105* of 113 balls with 8 Fours and 4 Sixes on the other hand Divyaansh Saxena provided the full support with 59* of 99 balls with 6 fours. Yashashwi Jaiswal for his 105* and 1-13 won the man-of-match award. India will now play the winner of Semi-Final 2 which will be played on Thursday between New Zealand and Bangladesh. In case Bangladesh managed to win Semi-Final then it will be the all-asia finals. Well to end, Cricketkeeda wishes Indian team a best of luck for their Final on Sunday. Do follow our live ball-by-ball commentary.

Brief Scores – : Pakistan 172/10 in 43.1 overs (Rohail Nazir 62, Haider Ali 56, Shushant Mishra 3-28) India 173/0 in 35.2 overs (Yashashwi Jaiswal 105*,Divyaansh Saxena 59*)

India won by 10 Wickets with 14.4 overs remaining.

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