India beat Pakistan to reach U19 World Cup Final

India beat Pakistan to reach U19 World Cup Final

Christchurch - India will face Australia in the final.

By Web Report

Published: Tue 30 Jan 2018, 7:40 AM

Last updated: Thu 1 Feb 2018, 11:34 PM

India will meet Australia in the final of the Under-19 cricket World Cup after overpowering Pakistan by 203 runs in a one-sided semifinal on Tuesday.
Shubman Gill made an unbeaten 102, his sixth score of 50 or more in youth ODIs, as India made 272-9. Then seamer Ishan Porel took 4-19 as Pakistan was bowled out for 69 in just under 30 overs.
India's win sets up a clash in Saturday's final between the tournament's only three-time champions. Australia won the title in 1988, 2002 and 2010 while India triumphed in 2000, 2008 and 2012.
Australia reached the final when it beat Afghanistan by six wickets in their semifinal on Monday.

Squads: India: Prithvi Shaw (C), Shubman Gill, Aryan Juyal, Abhishek Sharma, Arshdeep Singh, Harvik Desai, Manjot Kalra, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Pankaj Yadav, Riyan Parag, Ishan Porel, Himanshu Rana, Anukul Roy, Shivam Mavi, Shiva Singh.

Pakistan: Hasan Khan (C), Rohail Nazir , Mohammad Ali Khan, Ali Zaryab, Ammad Alam, Arshad Iqbal, Imran Shah, Mohammad Taha, Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Muhammad Musa, Muhammad Zaid, Munir Riaz, Saad Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Suleman Shafqat.

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