U-19 World Cup Semifinal: India beat Australia by 96 runs, will face England in the final on Saturday
Antigua: India’s youth brigade (U-19 World Cup 2022 Semifinal) defeated Australia at the Coolies Cricket Ground in Antigua to reach the final for the fourth time in a row. Batting first, the Indian team scored 290 for five wickets. After which the Australian team (India Vs Australia U-19 World Cup) came out to bat and kept on losing wickets at regular intervals. The dominance of the young players of India was clearly visible throughout the match.
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Lachlan Shaw scored the highest 51 runs for Australia. At the same time, Vicky Ostwall took command of the bowling of the Indian team. He showed the way to the pavilion to three big players of the Australian team. In view of the century contribution of captain Yash Dhul, he was declared the Player of the Series. Now the Indian cricket team will face England in the final match on Saturday.
Vice-captain Sheikh Rashid scored 290 runs in the second semi-final of the U-19 World Cup thanks to a half-century
India’s U-19 team scored 290 runs in the second semi-final of the U-19 World Cup, thanks to captain Yash Dhul’s century and vice-captain Sheikh Rashid’s half-century. For India, Dhul scored 110 before being run out while Rashid made 94. Jack Nisbet and William Salzman took two wickets each for Australia.
Yash played the captaincy innings and hit 110 runs in 110 balls with 10 fours and a six. He is the third Indian captain to score a century in the Under-19 World Cup. Before him, Virat Kohli scored a century against West Indies in 2008, while Unmukt Chand scored an unbeaten 111 against Australia in 2012.