India U19 claimed a huge victory against Nepal U19 in their final group match at Mirpur on Monday.

After winning the toss, India U19 captain Ishan Kishan sent Nepal U19 team to the bat first. The minnows Nepal’s batting totally collapsed against the 3 times U19 WC champion. Nepal U19 only managed 169 runs for the loss of 8 wickets in 50 overs. Avesh Khan picked up 3 wickets while Washington Sundar and Mayank Dagar grabbed 2 wickets each for India U19. Opener Sandeep Sunar scored 37 runs for Nepal U19.

In reply, opener Rishabh Pant played a breezy innings of 78 runs off 24 balls to end the match very early. Pant hit the fastest half-century in the youth cricket ODI as he completed his fifty in 18 balls. His innings comprised of 9 fours and 5 sixes. Another opener and skipper Ishan Kishan also hit a half-century as he scored 52 runs. India chased successfully their target in just 18.1 overs with 9.63 run-rate.  

Pant received the man of the match award for his explosive knock.     

India entered in the quarter-final after finishing as a champion in their Group D with 6 points while Nepal secured their place into quarter-final after finishing second in the group points table with 4 points. Nepal won their first two group matches against New Zealand and Ireland.

Brief Scores (48 overs match for both side):

Nepal U19 – 169/8 in 48 overs (Sandeep Sunar 37, Rajbir Singh 35, Avesh Khan 3/34)

India U19 – 175/3 in 18.1 overs (Rishabh Pant 78, Ishan Kishan 52, Prem Tamang 2/41)

 

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