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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to India outdoing Pakistan as two batsmen ‘race’ towards same end to confuse third Umpire

When R Nazir and Qasim Akram indulged in a comical run-out in the semis, running towards the end, it was labeled as the ‘funniest run-out of the decade’. However, the Indian youngsters put the Pakistani batsmen’s effort to shame today, as they ‘raced’ to the same end in a one-of-a-kind dismissal.
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newscricket2 years ago

Twitter reacts to Yashasvi Jaiswal's century powering India into U19 WC Final

He was the biggest name and story in the team heading into the tournament, and boy didn't he live up to his reputation today. 18-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal struck an unbeaten 105 in the semis against Pakistan to propel India into the final, and Twitterati went berserk over the youngster's display.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC U19 World Cup | Ravi Bishnoi spins a web as India register three from three

In a rain-affected game, Ravi Bishnoi picked up a 4-wicket haul as India comfortably beat New Zealand by 44 runs and remained unbeaten in the group phase of the tournament. India scored 115 losing no wickets in their 23 overs and in reply New Zealand could only score 147 of the 192 runs needed.
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featurecricket2 years ago

ICC U-19 World Cup | Know Your Future Stars ft. bowlers and bowling all-rounders

It is a place where kids dream - dream to make it big and replace the U19 tag with something bigger and more brighter. This is a platform which propels the journey to a more colourful world. As India take on Sri Lanka in the first game of their World Cup, we, at SportsCafe, profile the future stars.
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newscricket2 years ago

U-19 Quandrangular Series | Dhruv Jurel, Artharva Ankolekar star in India's win

Dhruv Jurel scored a brilliant 101 off 115 balls and left-arm spinner Atharva Ankolekar picked up four wickets as India beat South Africa by 69 runs to win the quadrangular series. Batting first, India posted 259-7 and in reply South Africa got bowled out for 190, handing India the U-19 series.
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newscricket2 years ago

ICC U-19 World Cup | Priyam Garg to lead India as BCCI announce 15-member squad

Yashasvi Jaiswal, who recently hit a double century in the Vijay Hazare Trophy, headlined an India U-19 squad for the upcoming U19 World Cup to be contested in South Africa from January 17 to February 9. India are placed in Group A with first-time qualifier Japan, New Zealand and Sri Lanka.
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newscricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare trophy is important, but I want to set the Ranji Trophy record straight, says Vinayak Samant

Mumbai head coach Vinayak Samant has admitted that he is more eager set his record straight in the Ranji Trophy, ahead of kicking off their title defence in the Vijay Hazare one-dayer tournament. Mumbai will go up against Saurashtra in the tournament-opener at Bengaluru on Tuesday.
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newscricket2 years ago

Vijay Hazare Trophy | Shreyas Iyer to lead Mumbai; Yashasvi Jaiswal and Ankolekar included

Shreyas Iyer has been named the captain of the Mumbai team for the upcoming Vijay Hazare Trophy season which will commence next week. While Suryakumar Yadav has been named vice-captain, U-19 stars Yashasvi Jaiswal and Atharva Ankolekar have also been picked after impressive performances.
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newscricket2 years ago

It’s a good start and a very positive tour from the boys, says Paras Mhambrey on U-19 Asia Cup win

India’s U-19 coach Paras Mhambrey is happy with his side, who won the 2019 edition of the Asia Cup, defending a paltry score of 106 in the final. After a successful first assignment in the role, the former Mumbai cricketer Mhambrey is now focused on preparing his side for next year’s World Cup.
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reportcricket2 years ago

U19 Asia Cup | India edge Bangladesh in thriller to clinch U19 Asia Cup

The Indian Under-19 side led by Dhruv Jurel staged a stunning fightback with the ball to beat Bangladesh and clinch the U19 Asia Cup title. After getting bowled out for a modest total of 106, Atharva Ankolekar led India's fightback with the ball as the Boys in Blue won the encounter by five runs.
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