U-19 World Cup India v/s New Zealand: Kiwis collapse, 5/3 in 7th over

Welcome to the live match updates for the India Under 19 team’s match against New Zealand Under 19.

Sarfaraz Khan

Welcome to the live match updates for the India Under 19 team’s match against New Zealand Under 19.

New Zealand won the toss and chose to bowl.

India have won their first game against Ireland on Thursday.

12:47 PM
OUT! Rachin Ravindra with a loose drive has gifted his wicket to the slips, and to Avesh Khan. NZ 5/3, in big trouble.

12:43 PM
OUT! Second wicket for India, short ball from Avesh Khan and Clarkson pulls it, no feet or timing from him, and the keeper takes a nice catch.

New Zealand are 4/2 in the 7th over. Clarkson failed to score, playing out 15 balls.

12:36 PM
India have bowled three consecutive maidens on this sticky wicket, including a wicket maiden.

Avesh Khan got GD Phillips caught behind for 1, completed the maiden and then India bowled 2 more. NZ are a dismal 4/1 after 5 overs.

11:53 AM
India have finished on 258/8 off their 50 overs.

The top scorer was again, Safaraz Khan with 74 off 80 balls. Rishab Pant scored 57, and the two put on an 89-run stand after 2 wickets had fallen for 19 runs.

Later on, Armaan Jaffer made 46 and Mahipal Lormor 45 off 42 to take India to a very competitive 258/8.

Here’s a stat: No team has beaten India in the Under-19 World Cup when the target was above 237.

11:28 AM
India are 220/6 after 45 overs.

Washington Sundar was out for 3, and then Armaan Jaffer fell off the last ball of the 45th over. He made a sound 46 off 49 balls.

Mahipal Lormor is at the crease on 30.

10:42 AM
OUT. Sarfaraz Khan has played on, bowled by Nathan Smith for 74. Smith now has 2/17 off 7 overs.

India are 157/4 after 34 overs, and Washington Sundar is the new batsman.

10:20 AM
India have lost Rishabh Pant. He was out for 57 off 83 balls.

Sarfaraz Khan has reached his fifty and is now 52 not out.

India are 119/3 in 28 overs.

10:08 AM
India have reached exactly 100 after 25 overs. Pant and Sarfaraz are still at the crease.

Pant is on 51 off 76 and Sarfaraz on 42 off 55.

India are trying to score more quickly now.

09:39 AM
India U-19 have moved to 56/2 at drinks, after 18 overs. Rishabh Pant has moved on to 33 off 58 and Sarfaraz Khan to 16 off 31. It’s been slow going.

In other games, Afghanistan U-19 have done well to restrict Sri Lanka to 76/2 in 19 overs so far.

Canada are 48/1 against Pakistan U-19, in 17 overs.

Ireland U-19 are 48/3 off 22.4 overs against Nepal. They lost the third wicket and drinks were taken.

09:16 AM
India have lost two wickets in their first 11 overs. The score is 38.

Captain Ishan Kishan was out for 4 in the 4th over, facing 13 balls. He was dismissed by Nathan Smith.

Zak Gibson then accounted for Ricky Bhui (1) with India’s score on 19.

Rishabh Pant on 25 and Sarfaraz Khan on 6 are at the crease.