South Africa lifted the ICC U-19 World Cup defeating Pakistan by six wickets in a low-scoring final encounter here on Saturday.
India colts 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.
The recent exploits of left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has given his family cherishable moments and they were in cloud nine after the talented youngster was selected to the Uttar Pradesh squad for upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Defending champions India today got a wake-up call as they lost to their Sri Lankan counterparts by five wickets in a warm-up game ahead of their ICC U-19 World Cup scheduled to begin on Friday.
Unbeaten West Indies team will chase a spot in the final four of the Under-19 cricket World Cup when they clash with New Zealand in their quarterfinal match here Monday.
The Pakistan cricket team had so far won all their World Cup U-19 matches in Group B with utmost ease and comfort and is confident of beating arch-rivals India in the quarterfinal on August 20.
Pakistan began their world cup campaign in style defeating Afghanistan in their opening match by 109 runs.
Riding on the century by captain Anamul Haque (101), Bangladesh registered their first victory in the Under-19 World Cup match against Sri Lanka at Allan Border Field in Brisbane.
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