UNDER19 WC 2014

  • South Africa lift ICC U-19 World Cup beating Pakistan March 1, 2014

    Dubai: South Africa lifted the ICC U-19 World Cup defeating Pakistan by six wickets in a low-scoring final encounter here on Sunday. Batting first, Pakistan were bowled out for a paltry 131 in 44.3 overs with right arm medium pacer Corbin Bosch grabbing four for 15 in 7.3 overs. In reply,...
  • U-19 World Cup: Resurgent Pakistan face tough test against South Africa in final March 1, 2014

    Dubai: South Africa will aim to break the title drought when they lock horns with two-time champion Pakistan in the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup final at Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Saturday. South Africa finished runner-up in the 2002 and 2008 tournaments while Pakistan remains the only side to win...
  • India beat West Indies by 46 runs to finish fifth in U-19 World Cup February 27, 2014

    Sharjah: India finished fifth in the Under-19 World Cup after a strong batting effort saw them overcome the West Indies by 46 runs in a high-scoring classification match on Thursday. In the fifth/sixth position play-off match, India overcame Tagenarine Chanderpaul's century to emerge victorious at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium. Opting to bat...
  • U-19 World Cup: South Africa beat Australia to set up final against Pakistan February 26, 2014

    Dubai: Fast bowler Kagiso Rabada wreaked havoc with a six-wicket haul as South Africa trounced Australia by 80 runs to storm into the final of the ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup on Wednesday. Rabada returned figures of 8.2-0-25-6 as Australia, chasing 231 for victory, lost its last seven wickets for...
  • Pakistan edge England to enter U-19 World Cup final February 25, 2014

    In an absolute cracker of a match, Pakistan beat England by three wickets to enter the final of the Under-19 World Cup on Monday. Chasing England's 204 for seven, Pakistan turned the match around after losing seven wickets for 142 runs. The heroes for Pakistan were Zafar Gohar (37*), who was...
  • U-19 WC: India thrash Sri Lanka in fifth place play-off match February 24, 2014

    Dubai: India salvaged some pride as they comfortably beat their Sri Lankan counterparts by 76 runs in a fifth-place semi-final play-off match at the ICC U-19 World Cup here on Monday. In absence of skipper Vijay Zol, who was banned for breaching ICC's Code of Conduct, the Sanju Samson led side...
  • Australia, South Africa enter U-19 World Cup semi-finals February 23, 2014

    Dubai: Australia and South Africa on Sunday booked their places in the last four of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup after winning their respective quarter-final matches. A magnificent century by West Indies' Nicolas Pooran went in vain as Australia reached their third successive semi-final with a comfortable five-wicket victory here,...
  • India U-19 captain Vijay Zol suspended for a match, Aamir Gani reprimanded February 23, 2014

    Dubai: India's Under-19 captain Vijay Zol has been suspended for one match, while off-spinner Aamir Gani has been reprimanded after being found guilty of breaching the ICC Code of Conduct during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup quarter-final match against England. Zol was found to have breached Article 2.2.8 of the...
  • U-19 WC quarters: Defending champions India knocked out of the tournament by England February 22, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champions India crashed out of the Under-19 World Cup cricket tournament after suffering a three-wicket defeat at the hands of a disciplined England side in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Batting first, India managed 221 for 8, and then saw England chase down the target with five balls to spare...
  • As it happened: India vs England, U19 World Cup quarterfinals February 22, 2014

    ENGLAND INNINGS (chasing 222 to win) Chasing a challenging total of 222, the England batsmen held their nerve and closed the contest in the last over. End of 49.1 overs: Rob Jones (28*) and Rob Sayer (10*) held their nerves to take England past the finish line. Jones struck a boundary off...
  • U19 WC: Confident India take on England in quarterfinal February 21, 2014

    Dubai: Having won all their group stage matches convincingly, defending champions India will have a slight edge when they lock horns with England in the quarterfinals of the Under19 World Cup here on Saturday. Inform India had notched up a mammoth 245run win over New Papua Guinea in their last roundrobin...
  • India post 245run win, continue unbeaten run in U19 WC February 19, 2014

    Sharjah: Sanju Samson and Kuldeep Yadav stole the limelight with individual brilliance as a strong India continued their unbeaten run with a crushing 245run win over minnows Papua New Guinea in the Under19 World Cup on Wednesday. Opting to bat in their last league match, the defending champions posted a mammoth...
  • As it happened: Under19 World Cup, India vs Papua New Guinea February 19, 2014

    Papua New Guinea Innings (chasing 302 to win): Match over: Riding on a superb batting show by Sanju Samson (86) and magnificent bowling by Kuldeep Yadav (4 for 10), India defeated Papua New Guinea by 245 runs in their Under19 Cricket World Cup match at Sharjah. Chasing a mammoth 302run target,...
  • U19 World Cup: West Indies, England cruise into quarterfinals February 18, 2014

    Dubai: England and the West Indies advanced to the quarterfinals of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup when they comfortably won their decisive Group C and D matches respectively on Tuesday. England overcame Sunday's heartbreaking loss to Sri Lanka by bouncing back to defeat New Zealand by 115 runs at Dubai...
  • U19 World Cup: Afghanistan stun Australia by 36 runs February 17, 2014

    Dubai: Afghanistan caused a major upset in the ICC U19 World Cup when they defeated threetime champion and last edition runnerup Australia by 36 runs at Abu Dhabi Oval 2 on Monday. Halfcenturies by Mohammad Mujtaba, Ihsanullah and Hashmatullah Shaidi helped Afghanistan post a respectable 253 in 49.2 overs, before fast...
  • U19 World Cup: India survive Scotland scare to win second game February 17, 2014

    Dubai: Leftarm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hattrick in the under19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions crawled to a fivewicket win over Scotland while chasing a paltry target of 88 in their Group A match here on Tuesday. Yadav's hattrick was the highlight...
  • As it happened: India vs Scotland, U19 World Cup February 17, 2014

    INDIA INNINGS: 2:30: That's it! India can breathe now, they have won, thanks to Sarfaraz Khan (42*) and Deepak Hooda (24*) who stitched a partnership of 57 runs to take India home by five wickets after being 22 for 5 at one stage. 2:10: India making the push now with a...
  • U19 World Cup: Sri Lanka, South Africa reach quarterfinals February 16, 2014

    Dubai: Sri Lanka and South Africa progressed to the quarterfinals of the ICC Under19 World Cup after recording contrasting victories, here on Sunday. Sri Lanka overcame 1998 champion England by one wicket at Dubai International Cricket Stadium in a match of fluctuating fortunes to become the first side from Group D...
  • U19 World Cup: India start their campaign with a 40run win over Pakistan February 15, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champions India kicked off their campaign on a positive note as they comfortably defeated archrivals Pakistan by 40 runs in their first marquee clash of this edition's Under19 World Cup here on Saturday. The holders posted 262 for 7 after opting to bat at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium...