The Indian under-19 cricket team on Tuesday thrashed arch rivals Pakistan by 10 wickets in Potchefstroom to reach the final of the ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup. India thus grew to become the first team ever to reach the final of the event in three consecutive editions. India misplaced within the final to West Indies in 2016, earlier than Prithvi Shaw led his bunch to victory over Australia in 2018. India have an opportunity of extending their file by wining the title for the fifth time, once they play within the summit conflict.
Openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (105*) and Divyansh Saxena (59*) saved a cool head to string collectively the best ever opening partnership in opposition to Pakistan by any team at this stage. The efficiency of the openers complimented that of the bowlers who produced the products to prohibit a gifted Pakistan aspect to a under par whole of 172 runs.
Left-arm paceman Sushant Mishra was the choose of the bowlers for India as he completed with figures of three/28 in 8.1 overs. His new ball companion Kartik Tyagi took 2/32 whereas leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi ended with figures of two/46.
India have been glorious within the area as effectively, as they took good catches and affected run outs in opposition to a Pakistan team, who seemed overawed by the event.
Pakistan captain Rohail Nazir prime scored with 62 runs and shared an vital partnership with Haider Ali, who contributed 56 runs. The Indian bowlers made early breakthrough however have been saved at bay by the pair of Ali and Nazir.
Once the partnership was damaged, all of it went pear formed for Pakistan.
India have beforehand gained the event in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. They completed runners-up in 2006 (shedding to Pakistan) and 2016.