Wednesday, January 31, 2024

ICC U-19 World Cup: India defeats New Zealand by 214 runs, led by Musheer Khan, who shines once more

 


NEW DELHI: Musheer Khan's excellent presentation in the continuous ICC U-19 World Cup went on as his subsequent century drove India to a reverberating 214-run triumph over New Zealand in a Very Six experience in Bloemfontein on Tuesday.

Musheer's noteworthy thump of 131, supplemented by opener Adarsh Singh's 52, moved India to an impressive all out of 295/8. The predominant bowling show by left-arm spinner Saumy Kumar Pandey (4/19) and pacer Raj Limbani (2/17) destroyed New Zealand's top request, limiting them to a simple 81 runs in 28.1 overs.

Limbani made pivotal forward leaps on the first and fifth wads of New Zealand's innings, guaranteeing India kept up with force all through the match.

With remarkable scores of 10-2-19-4, vice-captain Pandey had a significant impact on New Zealand's chase and played a key role.

Left reeling at 27/4 in the Powerplay, New Zealand would never truly organize a rebound as Indian foals like each release are looking top choices to win the competition.

It was New Zealand's third-heaviest run loss and their third-lowest score ever at the U-19 World Cup stage.

While opener Adarsh Singh struck 52 and Musheer scored his second century of the ICC U-19 World Cup, India set a challenging 296-run target.

On an ideal batting wicket here at the Mangaung Oval, Musheer destroyed the Kiwis bowling line-up to turn into the main hitter in the ongoing rivalry to penetrate the 300-run mark, going past Pakistan's Shahzaib Khan with his fantastic exertion.

On the way his 131, Musheer impacted 13 fours and three sixes off only 125 balls and once showed commendable personality to raise the stakes right when it was required.

Occupied at the wrinkle continually, the 18-year-old Musheer motored on from one end releasing strokes this way and that, while he started with an upper-cut for a four.

His innings was tidied with fine running between the wickets and finished in the passing overs when he was hoping to speed up.

Musheer and Adarsh completed a fine recuperation work with a 77-run represent the second wicket after an early blow for India.

Adarsh assumed responsibility for going after the bowlers as he looked great while driving on the ascent and furthermore played the draw shot with spirit.

It was unfortunate that when Zac Cumming (1/37) teased him with an outside off, he failed to control his drive.

A thick edge off Adarsh's bat traveled to Oliver Tewatiya at point in the eighteenth over, which finished the charge for the left-given Indian opener who made 52 off 58 balls with six fours.

India captain Uday Saharan was also let down when he couldn't make the most of his start and was run out for 35 (57 balls, 2 fours). He had two fifties on run toward the beginning of the competition.

Saharan, by the by, made a fine showing of uniting the innings for his side, putting on 87 with Musheer which likewise turned out to be the best represent India in this game.

In any case, Musheer's 100 years and Adarsh's commitment at the top regardless, India lost wickets in a whirlwind towards the finish to miss the mark concerning breaking the 300-run mark, completing at 295 for eight.

Brief ratings: India U-19 295/8 of every 50 overs (Adarsh Singh 52, Musheer Khan 131, Uday Saharan 35; Artisan Clarke 4/64) beat New Zealand U-19 81 in 28.1 overs (Oscar Jackson 19; Raj Limbani 2/17, Saumy Pandey 4/19) by 214 runs.

Musheer's noteworthy thump of 131, supplemented by opener Adarsh Singh's 52, moved India to an impressive all out of 295/8. The predominant bowling show by left-arm spinner Saumy Kumar Pandey (4/19) and pacer Raj Limbani (2/17) destroyed New Zealand's top request, limiting them to a simple 81 runs in 28.1 overs.

Limbani made pivotal forward leaps on the first and fifth wads of New Zealand's innings, guaranteeing India kept up with force all through the match.

With remarkable scores of 10-2-19-4, vice-captain Pandey had a significant impact on New Zealand's chase and played a key role.

Left reeling at 27/4 in the Powerplay, New Zealand would never truly organize a rebound as Indian foals like each release are looking top choices to win the competition.

It was New Zealand's third-heaviest run loss and their third-lowest score ever at the U-19 World Cup stage.

While opener Adarsh Singh struck 52 and Musheer scored his second century of the ICC U-19 World Cup, India set a challenging 296-run target.

On an ideal batting wicket here at the Mangaung Oval, Musheer destroyed the Kiwis bowling line-up to turn into the main hitter in the ongoing rivalry to penetrate the 300-run mark, going past Pakistan's Shahzaib Khan with his fantastic exertion.

On the way his 131, Musheer impacted 13 fours and three sixes off only 125 balls and once showed commendable personality to raise the stakes right when it was required.

Occupied at the wrinkle continually, the 18-year-old Musheer motored on from one end releasing strokes this way and that, while he started with an upper-cut for a four.

His innings was tidied with fine running between the wickets and finished in the passing overs when he was hoping to speed up.

Musheer and Adarsh completed a fine recuperation work with a 77-run represent the second wicket after an early blow for India.

Adarsh assumed responsibility for going after the bowlers as he looked great while driving on the ascent and furthermore played the draw shot with spirit.

It was unfortunate that when Zac Cumming (1/37) teased him with an outside off, he failed to control his drive.

A thick edge off Adarsh's bat traveled to Oliver Tewatiya at point in the eighteenth over, which finished the charge for the left-given Indian opener who made 52 off 58 balls with six fours.

India captain Uday Saharan was also let down when he couldn't make the most of his start and was run out for 35 (57 balls, 2 fours). He had two fifties on run toward the beginning of the competition.

Saharan, by the by, made a fine showing of uniting the innings for his side, putting on 87 with Musheer which likewise turned out to be the best represent India in this game.

In any case, Musheer's 100 years and Adarsh's commitment at the top regardless, India lost wickets in a whirlwind towards the finish to miss the mark concerning breaking the 300-run mark, completing at 295 for eight.

Brief ratings: India U-19 295/8 of every 50 overs (Adarsh Singh 52, Musheer Khan 131, Uday Saharan 35; Artisan Clarke 4/64) beat New Zealand U-19 81 in 28.1 overs (Oscar Jackson 19; Raj Limbani 2/17, Saumy Pandey 4/19) by 214 runs.

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