India Trash Pakistan in U19 WC semifinals

India demonlished arch-rivals Pakistan in the semi-final of the Under-19 World Cup today. After India put up a competitive score of 272 for nine on board, they bundled out their opponents for just 69 runs.

Ishan Porel took over Pakistan batting order single handedly as he finished the match with figures of 4 for 17. He was well supported by Shiva Singh and Riyan Parag, who took two wickets each. For Pakistan, Rohail Nazir (18) scored the highest.

Earlier, Shubman Gill opened the innings with the bat for India as he remained unbeaten 102 runs. The Indian opening pair Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra made a solid opening partnership of 89 runs before the Indian skipper Prithvi was run out by Muhammad Musa for 41 runs. Manjot soon followed his skipper back to the pavilion after getting caught by Rohail Nazir off Musa’s delivery for 47 runs.

India will now face Australia in the finals.

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