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 25, 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 24, 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, U-19 World Cup quarter-finals 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...
  • U-19 WC: Confident India take on England in quarter-final February 22, 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 quarter-finals of the Under-19 World Cup here on Saturday. In-form India had notched up a mammoth 245-run win over New Papua Guinea in their last round-robin...
  • India post 245-run win, continue unbeaten run in U-19 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 245-run win over minnows Papua New Guinea in the Under-19 World Cup on Wednesday. Opting to bat in their last league match, the defending champions posted a mammoth...
  • As it happened: Under-19 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 Under-19 Cricket World Cup match at Sharjah. Chasing a mammoth 302-run target,...
  • U-19 World Cup: West Indies, England cruise into quarter-finals February 18, 2014

    Dubai: England and the West Indies advanced to the quarter-finals of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup when they comfortably won their decisive Group C and D matches respectively on Tuesday. England overcame Sunday's heart-breaking loss to Sri Lanka by bouncing back to defeat New Zealand by 115 runs at Dubai...
  • U-19 World Cup: Afghanistan stun Australia by 36 runs February 18, 2014

    Dubai: Afghanistan caused a major upset in the ICC U-19 World Cup when they defeated three-time champion and last edition runner-up Australia by 36 runs at Abu Dhabi Oval 2 on Monday. Half-centuries by Mohammad Mujtaba, Ihsanullah and Hashmatullah Shaidi helped Afghanistan post a respectable 253 in 49.2 overs, before fast...
  • U-19 World Cup: India survive Scotland scare to win second game February 17, 2014

    Dubai: Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav became the first Indian bowler to grab a hat-trick in the under-19 cricket World Cup before the defending champions crawled to a five-wicket win over Scotland while chasing a paltry target of 88 in their Group A match here on Tuesday. Yadav's hat-trick was the highlight...
  • As it happened: India vs Scotland, U-19 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...
  • U-19 World Cup: Sri Lanka, South Africa reach quarter-finals February 16, 2014

    Dubai: Sri Lanka and South Africa progressed to the quarter-finals of the ICC Under-19 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...
  • U-19 World Cup: India start their campaign with a 40-run win over Pakistan February 15, 2014

    Dubai: Defending champions India kicked off their campaign on a positive note as they comfortably defeated arch-rivals Pakistan by 40 runs in their first marquee clash of this edition's Under-19 World Cup here on Saturday. The holders posted 262 for 7 after opting to bat at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium...