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ICC Under-19 World Cup: Prithvi Shaw-led India thrash Papua New Guinea by 10 wickets

Indian skipper Prithvi scored 57 runs in 39 balls and Manjot Kalra remained unbeaten at 9.

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In the second International Cricket Council (ICC) Under-19 World Cup match, Indian squad led by Prithvi Shaw thrashed Papua New Guinea (PNG) by 10 wickets at Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

Ankul Roy led India’s bowling attack and bowled out the opponents for 64 runs in 21.5 overs. Roy took five wickets for 14 runs in 6.5 overs.

The men-in-blue chased the target in just eight overs. Indian skipper Prithvi scored 57 runs in 39 balls and Manjot Kalra remained unbeaten at 9.

 

 

 

 

 

Earlier, Rahul Dravid’s boys had beaten Australia by 100 runs in their opening World Cup match. Shaw and Kalra had added 180 to India’s 328 for seven in the first match. Following the target, Aussie players were bowled out for 228 runs in 42.5 overs.

Brief Scores:

Papua New Guinea Under-19s: 64 runs for 10 wickets in 21.5 overs (OL Sam 15; AS Roy 5/14)

India: 67 in 8 overs (P Shaw 57; L Morea 0/11).