W.Indies set Pakistan 213-run target
AUCKLAND: West Indies Under-19 were 212 for 8 in allotted 50 overs quota in semifinal of ICC Under-19 World Cup cricket against Pakistan Under-19 cricket team here on Monday.
Pakistan juniors after winning the toss decided to bowl first and maintained a good line and length and also succeeded to keep opponents under immense pressure right from the beginning of the innings as two of the West Indian batsmen got out early in the innings.
Two Pakistani bowlers Sarmad Bhatti and Raza Hassan took 2 wickets each conceding 37 and 40 runs respectively while Usman Qadir and Babar Azam grabbed 1 wicket each.
KC Brathwaite scored watchful 85 While wicket keeper SO Dowrich knocked hefty 55 and captain AS Creary played innings of 41 runs from West Indies U-19.