India defeat Pakistan by 203 runs in semifinal

ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018 Will India dominate Pakistan and confirms his 6th Final

Sports ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018 Will India dominate Pakistan and confirms his 6th Final? 1 hour agoby Abhishek Lohia

For his outstanding batting performance, Gill was named player of the match. They have beaten Pakistan by 203 runs. India's Ishan Porel showed no mercy and broke the Pakistani batting order by taking four early wickets. Shiva Singh and Riyan Parag both picked two wickets each while Anukul Roy and Abhishek Sharma bagged a wicket each to finish off Pakistan's innings for just 69. They lost their tournament opener to Afghanistan before winning three in a row. India has also booked themselves a place in the final, where they will face three-time winners Australia. He has amassed 341 runs in six matches, with three fifties and a century. This semi-final win against Pakistan in the U19 World Cup also marks a hat-trick of wins for India (2012, 2014, 2018). So whichever way the final goes, a team will edge the other with most U-19 World Cup titles. The Under-19 batsman from Punjab scored a century for India in the semi-final of the U-19 World Cup against Pakistan on Tuesday.

Shaw, India captain: It was a good all round performance from everyone.

"It's great that we have been able to, in a way, set up an India-Pakistan game as well". Just look for the loose balls and convert into boundaries.

"I am feeling very happy that our kids played well against Pakistan".

Hasan Khan, Pakistan captain: The game was pretty much in balance [at the mid-innings break].

"Unfortunately our batsmen didn't really perform and nothing really worked out from the start", Pakistan skipper Hassan Khan said. "We even left our work and skipped several family functions including marriage ceremonies of our relatives so we could dedicate as much time as we could on him".

17-year-old prodigy Shaheen Afridi is arguably their key man as a game-changing allrounder who is a fearsome bowler at 6 foot 6 inches hitting 90 miles per hour regularly, while his big-hitting ability has also been a key factor for them as they will rely heavily on him.

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