Live Cricket Score: ICC Under 19 World Cup 2018, Match 5-7

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UNDER 19 WORLD CUP

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Prithvi Shaw will lead India's charge

Prithvi Shaw will lead India’s charge © Getty

South Africa vs Kenya

Some late blitz by Gerald Coetzee and Jade de Klerk has helped power South Africa to 341 for 7 in their 50 overs. Skipper van Tonder was the star with the bat, hammering five sixes in his 121-ball 143-run innings.

Sri Lanka vs Ireland

After a steady 73-run stand by the openers, Ireland have lost quick wickets. Opener Jamie Grassi is going well from one end but he needs support.

India vs Australia

India have won the toss and elected to bat. With Australia fielding no left-handers in the Playing XI, India have packed their side with three left-arm spinners.

Teams:

Australia U19 (Playing XI): Max Bryant, Jack Edwards, Jason Sangha (c), Jonathan Merlo, Param Uppal, Baxter J Holt (wk), Austin Waugh, Will Sutherland, Xavier Bartlett, Jason Ralston, Lloyd Pope

India U19 (Playing XI): Prithvi Shaw (c), Shubman Gill, Manjot Kalra, Himanshu Rana, Abhishek Sharma, Aryan Juyal (wk), Anukul Sudhakar Roy, Kamlesh Nagarkoti, Shivam Mavi, Shiva Singh, Ishan Porel

South Africa vs Kenya

Kenya have come back quite well after the 125-run second-wicket stand. They have kept chipping away wickets at regular intervals after scalping Abhishek Chidambaran. South Africa have lost seven wicket so far, with six more overs remaining, but more importantly skipper Raynard van Tonder still at the crease.

South Africa vs Kenya

What a knock by the skipper! And what a way to kickstart the world cup campaign. Raynard van Tonder brings up a fine ton, faster than run-ball to lead South Africa’s charge here.

Being son of an Australian great

Sri Lanka vs Ireland

Unlike South Africa, Ireland have been far more slow to get going. The openers – Jamie Grassi and Mark Donegan – are going steady. They have put on a half century stand as Sri Lanka have failed to bag a wicket so far.

South Africa vs Kenya

Jiveshan Pillay and skipper Raynard van Tonder hammered their way to respective half centuries. While the latter has slowed down a bit thereafter, the former fell to Abhishek Chidambaran, soon after hitting the only six of his innings. The second wwicket pair put on 125 runs in only 18.5 overs only.

Sri Lanka vs Ireland

The game is underway finally. With more than an hour’s play lost, the match has been reduced to a 48-over-a-side affair.

South Africa vs Kenya

Skipper Raynard van Tonder and opener Jiveshan Pillay have upped the ante and taken on the Kenyan bowlers. They haven’t hit aany sixes so far in the innings but the South African scoring rate has rocketed to close to 7 after 13 overs.

The Next Sachin?

South Africa vs Kenya

South Africa have got off to a slow start, after losing opener Matthew Breetzke early. After striking a boundary early on in his innings, he was bowled by Sachin Bhudia.

Sri Lanka vs Ireland

Match start has been delayed due to rain.

Toss:

In Whangarei, Ireland have won the toss and elected to bat against Sri Lanka

Teams:

Sri Lanka U19 (Playing XI): Hasitha Boyagoda, Dhananjaya Lakshan, Nipun Dananjaya, Krishan Arachchige (wk), Kamindu Mendis (c), Nuwanidu Fernando, Ashen Bandara, Jehan Daniel, Rashmika Dilshan, Nipun Malinga, Praveen Jayawickrama

Ireland U19 (Playing XI): Mark Donegan (wk), Jamie Grassi, Morgan Topping, Harry Tector (c), Sam Murphy, Graham Kennedy, Neil Rock, Joshua Little, Jonathan Garth, Aaron Cawley, Max Neville

In Lincoln, South Africa have won the toss and elected to bat against Kenya.

Teams:

Kenya U19 (Playing XI): Aman Gandhi, Rene Were, Sukhdeep Singh, Aveet Desai, Thomas Ochieng, Sachin Bhudia (c), Jasraj Kundi, Ankit Hirani (wk), Abhishekh Chidambaran, Gerard Mwendwa, Jayant Mepani

South Africa U19 (Playing XI): Jiveshan Pillay, Matthew Breetzke, Raynard van Tonder (c), Hermann Rolfes, Wandile Makwetu (wk), Jason Niemand, Kenan Smith, Gerald Coetzee, Jade de Klerk, Thando Ntini, Akhona Mnyaka

Build Up

Hello and welcome to yet another day of action in the ICC Under-19 World Cup. After the opening day got witnessed comfortable wins for hosts New Zealand, Bangladesh and Zimbabwe, apart from a hard-fought victory for Afghanistan over Pakistan, Day 2 doesn’t promise to be much different. Sri Lanka’s game against Ireland and South Africa’s match against Kenya should be one-sided affairs, while the big one, later in the day is billed to be a big one but don’t expect Australia to push India too far.

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Preview: Heavyweights India, Australia look to lay down early marker

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