Kartik Tyagi celebrates a dismissal
Half centuries by Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar and a four-wicket haul by Kartik Tyagi paved the way for India Under-19 to record a comfortable 74-run win over Australia Under-19 in the ICC Under-19 World Cup Cricket Tournament Super Eight quarter-final encounter played at Potchefstroom, South Africa yesterday.
India Under-19 taking first lease of the wicket made a modest 213 and Australia were bowled out for 159 in reply.
Meanwhile, Zimbabwe Under-19 and Scotland Under-19 advanced to the Plate semi-finals when they came out easy winners in their respective quarter-final matches played yesterday.
Zimbabwe U19 recorded a convincing 95-run win over Canada Under-19 while Scotland Under-19 outclassed United Arab Emirates (UAE) Under-19 by seven wickets.
(Super League quarter-finals):
At Potchefstroom (India Under-19 won by 74 runs)
India Under-19: 233/9 in 50 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 62, Ravi Bishnoi 30, Siddhesh Veer 25, Atharva Ankolekar 55 n.o, Todd Murphy 2/40, Corey Kelly 2/45)
Australia Under-19: 159 in 43.3 overs (Sam Fanning 75, Liam Scott 35, Patrick Rowe 21, Kartik Tyagi 4/24, Akash Singh 3/30)
At Potchefstroom (Zimbabwe Under-19 won by 95 runs)
Zimbabwe Under-19: 271/7 in 50 overs (Taurayi Tugwete 50, Tadiwanashe Marumani 26, Emmanuel Bawa 105 n.o, Gareth Chirawu 54 n.o, Akhil Kumar 3/63)
Canada Under-19: 176 in 47.3 overs (Rishiv Joshi 26, Akhil Kumar 24, Ashtan Deosammy 22, Harmanjeet Bedi 26 n.o, Sakhumuzi Ndlela 2/34, Nkosilathi Nungu 2/36, Gareth Chirawu 2/40).
At Potchefstroom (Scotland Under-19 won by seven wickets)
UAE Under-19: 249 in 49 overs (Osama Hassan 81, Vriitya Aravind 61, Jonathan Figy 31, Alishan Sharafu 20, Daniel Cairns 4/32, Jasper Davidson 2/46)
Scotland Under-19: 250/3 in 44.2 overs (Uzzair Shah 71, Tomas Mackintosh 57, Ben Davidson 36, Angus Guy 43 n.o, Jasper Davidson 28 n.o). MSA