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U-19 World Cup Final: Bangladesh Beat India In A Dramatic Rain-Washed Victory

Bangladesh cricket team beat India in the U-19 World Cup final in a dramatic rain-washed match in Potchefstroom. It was the maiden Under-19 title for Bangladesh. Akbar Ali, captain of Bangladesh cricket team, led his team to victory.

Bangladesh won U-19 World Cup final

The Bangladesh team needed 178 to win but it lost its wickets in quick succession. There was a time when the match tilted towards India when Bangladesh was 102 for 6 wickets. But the captain took a stand and made 43 not out to led his team to the maiden victory.

Rain helped Bangladesh

A brief flurry of rain came as a big respite for Bangladesh team that was limping to target at 163 for 7 wickets. When the rain stopped, the score was adjusted to 172 from 46 overs under DLS. Bangladesh needed only 7 runs in 30 balls and it was an easy target for Bangladesh.

Indian players shined

Opening batsman Yashasvi Jaiswal made highest 88 runs in 121 balls. The 18-year old left-handed batsman from Uttar Pradesh was stand-out batsman for the defending champion. He made three 50s and one century in the … Read the rest

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India VS New Zealand Live Score Of 2nd ODI At Eden Park

India gets a target of 274 runs in the second ODI of a series of 3-ODIs with Kiwis. The match is being played at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand. Kiwis won the toss and choose to bat first. Martin Guptill (79) and Ross Taylor (73) added 152 runs in the score. For India, Chahal took three wickets and Shardul and Jadeja took one wicket each.

New Zealand batting

Kiwis made 273 runs at 8 wickets in 50 overs. The opening batsmen did a great job by adding 93 runs to the score. They played well till 10 overs in which the maximum runs were scored.But after 15 overs, Indian bowlers started putting pressure on the Kiwis. New Zealand team lost quick wickets while trying to make runs.

India batting

Prithvi Shaw and Manik Aggarwal. From Kiwi side, Bennett started to bowl but gave 12 runs in the first over. Shaw hit the ball to boundary thrice for 4-runs. It could be a good start to win the match but the Kiwis developed pressure on India. At the time of writing the story, Virat Kohli was playing with Shaw to … Read the rest

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India And Pakistan To Play In Semi-Final Of ICC U-19 World Cup 2020

Pakistan cricket team entered the semi-final of ICC U-19 World Cup 2020 by defeating Afghanistan by six-wickets in the quarter-final match. Pakistani team would face India in the semi-final to be played at Potchefstroom on February 4.

Pakistan won quarter-final

The match was played in Benoni, South Africa on Friday. Pakistani bowlers gave an impressive performance in the match. Also, the batsman did well. The debuting batsman Mohammed Huraira made stunning 64 runs to pull Pakistan in the match.

Afghanistan batted first

Afghanistan cricket team choose to bat first and scored 189 runs 49.1 overs. For Afghanistan, the skipper Farhan Jakheel scored highest 40 runs against Pakistan. But others could do no magic. On the bowling side, Mohammad Aamir Khan dismissed three Pakistani batsmen. He was the most successful bowler from Afghanistan.

Pakistan batting

The opening batsman Huraira made a half-century while chasing the target of 189 runs. Batsman Hyder Ali contributed 28 runs but Wasim Akram and Mohammad Haris remained not out at 25 and 29 respectively. Together the three batsmen accumulated 63 runs for the fifth-wicket and placed Pakistani team in a strong position.

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Asia Cup 2020: India Won’t Play In Pakistan

BCCI said that it has little objection in PCB hosting Asia Cup but Indian cricket team won’t go to Pakistan for the tournament. The Asia Cup is scheduled in September this year and it is considered important for World Cup preparation.

India won’t play in Pakistan

BCCI said that the Asia Cup should be neutral because it wasn’t an option to go to Pakistan for playing. A senior BCCI official said that hosting was never an issue with India because the venue should be neutral. And it was important because India won’t play in Pakistan.

The official made it clear that the present conditions didn’t allow India to go to Pakistan for playing. There were little chances of India going to Pakistan to take part in a multi-national tournament. If the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) wanted to go ahead without India then it could. Bur if ACC wanted India to take part in Asia Cup then it had to be held outside Pakistan.

Asia Cup

In 2018, India was hosting Asia Cup but had to shift to UAE due to visa issues with Pakistani cricketers. BCCI hosted Asia Cup in … Read the rest

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ICC U-19 World Cup: India Beat Australia

Australia was defeated by Indian cricket team in the Super League quarter-final 1 of the ICC U-19 World Cup. India batted first and set the target of 233/9 in 50 overs. But Australian team failed to chase the target in record time.

Indian batting

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar helped India set a big score for Australia. Together they accumulated 117 runs. Jaiswal made 62 runs and Ankolekar made 55 runs and remained not out. India lost wickets at regular intervals but the batting side was strong enough to make a challenging score. There was a time when India was reduced to 144/6.

Yashasvi Jaiswal

He put a brave foot before Australian team that bowled well. He looked terrific while smashing Australian bowlers. He delivered six 4s and to 6s in 82 deliveries and made 62 runs. It was his third 50 in the tournament. He made 59, 29, 57 and 62 in the tournament. But his biggest strength was that he remained unmoved by the regular fall of wickets at the other end.

Atharva Ankolekar

After the dismissal of Jaiswao, Atharva took the bold stand of making … Read the rest

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Virat Kohli Is A Better Batsman Than Steve Smith Said Dean Jones

Indian skipper Virat Kohli and Australia’s former captain Steve Smith are undoubtedly the two finest batsmen of the world. Both the batsmen were involved in India-Australia series that India clinched with 2-1 score.

Kohli-Smith batting in India-Australia series

Virat Kohli won the home series with 2-1 but Kohli was the second highest run-maker in the series. He made a total of 183 runs with two half-centuries in the series. On the contrary, Smith became the highest ran-maker. His highest scores were 98 and 131.

Choosing the best batsman

Cricket lovers enjoy comparing star cricketers to find their best. In this series, England’s former skipper Michael Vaughanvoted for Virat Kohli and kept Smith at number two. But Australia’s former cricketer Dean Jones has a different opinion on the best batsman of the world.

In the total run score, Virat Kohli is 25 runs behind Steve Smith that has made 7227 runs in Test Cricket. Also, Kohli is far behind Smith in limited over format. But still Kohli is the best … Read the rest