U-19 WC: South Africa enter quarterfinals, first win for England
By: PTI | Kimberley |

Published: January 25, 2020 11:51:57 pm


South Africa defeated the United Arab Emirates by 23 runs below the Duckworth/Lewis technique. (Source: Twitter/cricketworldcup)

England notched up an eight-wicket victory over Nigeria for their first win within the last Group D sport of the ICC U-19 World Cup in Kimberley on Saturday.

All-rounder George Hill, enjoying his first sport of the event, completed with figures of 4 for 12 to assist England bowl Nigeria out for solely 58 in 27.5 overs. England chased down the goal with opener Sam Young ending the sport off with a six, racing to 64 for two in simply 11 overs.

Nigeria had opted to bat first, however the England seamers lowered them to 19 for three early earlier than bowling them out cheaply. Off-spinner Hamidullah Qadri additionally took 4 wickets.

In one other Group D match at Bloemfontein, South Africa defeated the United Arab Emirates by 23 runs below the Duckworth/Lewis technique to guide a quarterfinal date with Bangladesh.

In a Group A sport at Potchefstroom, Japan slumped to 43 all out towards Sri Lanka. In a match lowered to 22 overs a aspect, Sri Lanka selected to bowl, and wanted solely 18.three overs to run by way of Japan’s line-up, and eight.three overs to finish their chase.

Four days after being bowled out for 41 by India, not one of the Japan batsmen bought into double figures.

Zimbabwe beat Scotland by eight wickets in a Group C encounter which was lowered to 42 overs a aspect because of rain.

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