On Day 8 of the U19 World Cup, three matches were played, and twenty matches have been played in total.  Day 8 featured a lot of rain in South Africa resulting in one game being reduced more than half the overs while others getting abandoned.

Day 9th is the last day of Group stage matches, after which the Knockout stage will start. The schedule for the matches tomorrow on 25th January is appended at the end.

The Day 8 three match overview is as follows:

Match Basics
– Match #18
– Bangladesh U19 vs Pakistan U19
– Group C
– Toss won by: Pakistan U19

Scorecard Summary
Bangladesh U19’s Innings: 106/9 (25/37 overs, RR: 4.21)
– Batting: Tanzid Hasan 34 off 35 balls
– Bowling: Mohammad Amir Khan 4/30 in 6 overs and Abbas Afridi 3/20 in 7 overs

Match abandoned due to rain

Match Basics
– Match #19
– Afghanistan U19 vs Canada U19
– Group D
– Match abandoned due to rain
Match Basics
– Match #20
– India U19 vs New Zealand U19
– Group A
– Toss won by: New Zealand U19

Scorecard Summary

India U19’s Innings: 115/0 (23 overs, RR: 5)
– Batting: YBK Jaiswal 57 off 77 balls and DA Saxena 52 off 62 balls
– Bowling: Bowlers went wicketless  

New Zealand U19’s innings: 147/10 (21 overs, RR:7.0)
-Batting: RA Mariu 42 off 31 balls and FF Lellman 31 off 19 balls
-Bowlers: Ravi Bishnoi 4/30 in 5 overs and AV Ankolekar 3/28 in 5 overs

Man of the match: Ravi Bishnoi  

Day 8 Points Table

Points Table Overview

  • Bangladesh top Group C on a better run rate and finish over Pakistan
  • India top Group A after beating New Zealand. New Zealand finish crashed out of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup. Connor Murphy won the player of the match award.
  • Afghanistan tops group D while either of UAE or South Africa will make it to the top 8 after a deciding match tomorrow.

On day-9 of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, the last day of the group stage will be held before the knockout stage starts and the following four games will be played:

  • Japan U19 vs Sri Lanka U19
  • Scotland U19 vs Zimbabwe U19
  • South Africa U19 vs UAE U19
  • England U19 vs Nigeria U19

Except for the South Africa U19 vs UAE U19 match, all others games would not impact the group standings much and all of them have already been eliminated.

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