India on Tuesday defeated Pakistan by 10 wickets in the semi-final of the ICC U-19 World Cup, to make their way to the finals. The match also showcased some of the silly incidents that revealed the stupidity of Pakistan cricketers. The men in green batsman suffered a funny run-out in the U-19 World Cup semi-final against India which proves that some things never change.
A horrible mix-up
The incident happened in the 31st over of Pakistan innings when the men in green batsmen were going good against the Indian bowling attack. Qasim Akram and Rohail Nazir were building up a great partnership giving the team a steady score. Ravi Bishnoi, the spin bowler, who was bowling in the middle, bowled a fuller delivery to Qasim who hit it towards cover and seemed in a rush for a quick single.
However, Rohail, who was running from the nonstriker’s end, changed his mind and decided to get back, leaving both batsmen running at the same end.
Atharva Ankolekar was smart to collect the ball and throw it towards wicket-keeper Dhruv Jurel, who took the bails off in a blaze and claimed Qasim’s wicket.
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Somethings never change
It was a hilarious mix-up between the two Pakistan batsmen as confusion ruled in the middle. It was another misery of Pakistan which confirmed a point that somethings never change.
By the end of the innings, Pakistan had only 173 runs on the board. In reply to a short total, Indian openers Yashasvi Jaiswal and Divyansh Saxena posted a match-winning unbeaten stand of 176 runs to take India into their third consecutive final.
Jaiswal scored his first century in the tournament with a terrific knock of 105 runs off 113 balls while Saxena on the other end scored 59 not out off 99 balls to wind up the chase with 14.4 overs to spare. Check out the highlights.
A HUGE semi final clash between India and Pakistan brought us some of the best individual performances of the tournament! ⭐️Who would prevail to make it through to the U19 World Cup final?See the highlights here ?#INDvPAK | #U19CWC
Posted by ICC Cricket World Cup on Tuesday, 4 February 2020
India will face the winner of the second semi-final between Bangladesh and New Zealand in the final on February 9th.
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