India in the semi-finals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the seventh time
Team India made the semi-finals by beating Bangladesh by 131 runs in the quarter-finals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup played at Queenstown. Now in the semi-finals, India will face a bitter opposition from Pakistan on January 30. India has made it to the semi-finals of the Under-19 Cricket World Cup for the seventh time. So far, India has won five semi-finals, while in 1 they have to face defeat.
Most teams reaching semi-finals.
- Pakistan – 8 (win 5, defeat 2)
2. Australia – 8 (win 4, defeat 3)
- India – 7 (win 5, defeat 1)
In the quarter-finals, Indian captain Prithvi Shaw won the toss and decided to bat first. But Team India got the first shock in the form of Manjot Kalra on a score of 16 runs. After this, Captain Prithvi Shaw, along with Shubham Gill, laid the foundation for the team’s big scores and played a vital partnership of 86 runs for the second wicket.
Captain Shaw Kazi on the personal score of 40 runs got bowled on him. But Shubham Gill did not let the ball go down. He completed his half-century and continued to score the score ahead of the team.
Shubham Gill continued his glorious form in the World Cup and scored an important 86 runs with 9 fours in 94 balls. Afterwards, Harvic Desai (34 runs) and Abhishek Sharma (50 runs) added half-centuries to the team and gave a respectable score. The Indian team scored 265 runs in 50 overs.
Bangladesh, chasing the target of 266, kept the Indian bowlers open from the start and any time Bangladesh’s team did not come back to the match with the bat.
Initially, Shivam Mavi raised his problems by opting out of opener Mohammad Nayam (12 runs). After this, Pinak Shah (43 runs) and Saif Hassan (12 runs) tried to handle the team but their one did not follow the Indian bowling lineup.
Abhishek Sharma also performed brilliantly with the ball off the bat. He took 2 wickets with just 9 runs in his 5 overs spell. Apart from them, Shivam Mavi also made 2 wickets for himself. At the same time, Nagarkot scored in his 7 overs spell and bowled unbeaten and scored 3 runs with 18 runs. Adult Roy Saha took 1 wicket for the best bowling in the tournament. Indian fielders have done well and have 2 runs out.
Let us tell you that with the victory of India, the picture of the four teams now playing in the semi-finals has become clear. In semi-finals, Australia and Afghanistan will clash. In the second match, India and Pakistan teams will clash for the next stage of the title. In the semi-finals, India and Pakistan will face the next Tuesday, i.e. on January 30 in Christchurch.