Bangladesh stormed into their maiden ICC U-19 World Cup ultimate with a complete six-wicket win over New Zealand right here on Thursday, establishing the title conflict with report 4-time champions India. Mahmudul Hason Joy rose to the event with a 100 off 127 balls, serving to Bangladesh overcome the 212-run goal in 44.1 overs.
After shedding the openers cheaply within the chase, Joy paired up with Towhid Hridoy (40) first earlier than teaming up with Shahadat Hussain (40 not out) to share a 101-run stand for the fourth wicket and style a powerful win.
New Zealand had recovered to make 211 for eight from 74 for 4, courtesy an unbeaten 75 offf 83 balls from Beckham Wheeler-Greenall.
Shoriful Islam was the choose of the bowlers for Bangladesh, taking three wickets for 45 runs in 10 overs.
The ultimate between defending champions India and Bangladesh will probably be performed right here on Sunday. Like India, Bangladesh too are unbeaten within the match.
Bangladesh captain Akbar Ali stated his staff can have to play its greatest cricket to upstage India.
“We will play it as a normal game. We can’t take the pressure of thinking that this is our first final. India is a very good side, and we have to play our ‘A’ game. We have to do the best in all three departments. Bangladeshi cricket fans are crazy, and I hope we will continue to get the same support that we’ve been getting,” stated Ali on the put up-match presentation.
One can anticipate a detailed end contemplating India scraped by means of by 5 runs in a low-scoring Asia Cup ultimate towards Bangladesh in September.
India have been ready to defend a paltry 105 by bowling out Bangladesh for 101 within the ultimate held in Colombo.
India, led by Priyam Garg, had hammered Pakistan by 10 wickets to enter their third successive U-19 World Cup ultimate on Tuesday with the in-type Yashasvi Jaiswal slamming an unbeaten century.