Under 19 World CUP
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Brook compiled a outstanding unbeaten hand of 102 © Getty
Skipper Harry Brook’s century helped England pip Bangladesh to the prime of Team C points desk with a crushing 7-wicket get in their ICC Under-19 World Cup encounteron Thursday. Established to chase 176 for a victory, England overhauled the target in under 30 overs, courtesy the attacking, unbeaten hundred and Euan Woods’s all-spherical show (3 for 26 and 48 not out).
A spectacular prime-buy collapse experienced Bangladesh reeling at 27 for 4 in advance of Afif Hossain (63) and Animul Islam (31) revived hopes. The duo place on 94-operate stand for the fifth wicket to consider the staff earlier the 100-operate mark. Having said that, the pair was dismissed in fast succession triggering fears of a different collapse. Mahidul Islam Ankon (20) and later on Hasan Mahmud (23) supplied short resistance to consider their side to a respectable whole. Ethan Bamber (3 for 19) and Woods (3 for 26) have been pick of the bowlers, bagging 3 wickets each.
England, too, got off to a shaky commence by dropping 3 prime-buy adult males for just 49 operates on the board. That is when skipper Harry Brook (102 not out) and Woods mixed to guarantee England experienced no even more setbacks in the mediocre chase. Brook hit as quite a few as 13 boundaries and 3 sixes in his 84-ball assault. Woods too was brisk in his 57-ball knock, hitting 4 boundaries. Brook turned only the next English skipper to elevate a ton in U19 World Cup as he hit the profitable operates in the 30th in excess of of the chase. The get suggests England are all but through to the future spherical.
Quick scores: Bangladesh 175 in 49.2 overs (Afif Hossain 63 Ethan Bamber 3-19, Euan Woods 3-26) shed to England 177/3 in 29.3 overs (Harry Brook 102*, Euan Woods 48*) by 7 wickets.
Akash Gill’s all-spherical show helped Canada pick up their initially get of the match as they defeat Namibia by 4 wickets in Lincoln. Chasing 194 for victory, skipper Arslan Khan, Gill and Kevin Singh all hit fifties as Canada overhauled the target with eight overs to spare.
Canada did not get off to an great commence with the bat, dropping equally their openers for 20 operates, but the 110-operate partnership for the 3rd wicket in between Arslan and Gill helped the staff piece their chase alongside one another. The duo scored at a fair tempo, using the staff earlier the 100-operate mark in the 23rd in excess of. Gill fell shortly soon after his fifty, but Arslan mixed with Kevin Singh for a different 50-plus stand that ensured Canada did not encounter substantially problems. Kevin played the aggressor in that partnership and assumed cost soon after dropping his captain on 72. He brought up his fifty off what turned out to be the ultimate shipping and delivery of the chase, with his ninth boundary in the 53-ball knock.
Before, opting to bat, Namibia got off to a stable commence but couldn’t publish an imposing whole. Barring two half-century partnerships, wickets fell at typical intervals as Namibia collapsed to 193 with 4 far more overs to go in their innings. All prime-five in the prime-buy got commences but neither could transform it into a match-defining knock. Lohandre Louwrens prime-scored with 38 although, Gill picked up 4 for 43 in the eight overs he bowled. He was well complimented by Rommel Shahzad and Rishiv Joshi, who picked up two wickets apiece.
Quick scores: Namibia 193 in 46 overs (Lohandre Louwrens 38, Eben van Wyk 32 Akash Gill 4-43, Rommel Shahzad 2-27) shed to Canada 197/6 in 42 overs (Arslan Khan 72, Akash Gill 52, Kevin Singh 50 Petrus Burger 2-29) by 4 wickets.