Under-19 CWC: Australia won the match by two wickets against Afghanistan


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Antigua: Spin Nivethan Radhakrishnan’s brilliant all-rounder performance helped Australia won and beat Bangladesh by two wickets in the Under-19 cwc. This moved the team to third place. The team registered a resounding victory against Afghanistan at the Coolidge Cricket Ground here on Saturday.

Batting first, the 19-year-old all-rounder bundled out Afghanistan for 201 runs before scoring a scintillating half-century. Australia had to struggle hard but in the end the team won the match with five balls to spare.

AfghanistanU19 won the toss and decided to bat first. Opener Mohammad Ishaq scored 34 runs with the help of one six and four fours. At the same time, Nangeliya Kharote returned to the pavilion after scoring five runs. At the same time, Ahmedzai played an innings of 81 runs with the help of five sixes and five fours. Captain Shafi also contributed to the team by scoring 34 runs. After this no other player could score more runs and scored 201 runs in 49.2 overs for the loss of ten wickets.

Bowler William Salzman took three wickets and Radhakrishnan also took three wickets. At the same time, Captain Cooper also took two wickets.

Chasing the target, Australia’s team scored 202 runs in 49.1 overs and won the match by two wickets.

Brief Scores:

Afghanistan: 201 (Mohammed Ishaq 34, Sulaiman Safi 37, Aijaz Ahmed Ahmedzai 81; William Salzman 3/43, Nivethan Radhakrishnan 3/31).

Australia: 202/8 (Campbell Kelaway 51, Nivethan Radhakrishnan) 66; Nangelia Kharote 3/35).

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