Under 19 semi-final match between India and Pakistan was played in Christchurch.
In this match, India defeated Pakistan by 203 runs. India will now face Australia in the final. India’s first World Cup match was also with Australia. Let us tell you that India scored 272 runs in nine overs in 50 overs and India gave their target of 273 runs to their opponent Pakistan. In reply, Pakistan’s team collapsed on just 69 runs in 29.3 overs. Shubhman Gill, who scored an unbeaten 102, was named Player of the Match.
Shubman Gill and Ishan Porel came up with crucial performances to help India thrash Pakistan and seal a place in the final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Christchurch on Tuesday (January 30). Gill’s unbeaten ton helped India reach 272 for 9 before Porel landed the knockout punch early on in the chase. Rattled early on, all Pakistan could manage was just 69 – their lowest score in Under-19 World Cup – to slip to a 203-run loss.
Opting to bat, India got off to a solid start. Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra scored 89 for the opening wicket inside 16 overs to put Pakistan under pressure. Pakistan, to their credit, created several opportunities but failed to grab them. Kalra was dropped twice and survived a run-out chance while Shaw was run out after he had survived two.
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