India, SL out of semi-finals
U-19 Asia Cup Cricket Tourney
The defending champions India and Sri Lanka were knocked out from the semi-finals of the Asia Cup Under-19 Cricket Tournament which is now in progress in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Bangladesh remained as the only unbeaten team as they qualified to play in the semi-finals with a stunning eight-wicket win over India yesterday.
Meanwhile, Afghanistan denied Sri Lanka a chance of playing in the semi-finals as they beat the United Arab Emirates (UAE) by 134 runs.
The semi-finals will be played on November 16 and 17 at the Kinrara Academy Oval with Bangladesh meeting Nepal and Afghanistan clashing with Pakistan. The final is slotted to be played on November 19 at the same venue.
At Royal Selangor (Bangladesh won by eight wickets)
India Under-19: 187/8 in 32 overs (Anuj Rawat 34, Harvik Desai 21, Salman Khan 39 n.o, Robiul Haque 3/43, Nayeem Hasan 2/38, Afif Hossain 2/38) Bangladesh Under-19: 191/2 in 28 overs (Naim Sheikh 38, Pinak Ghosh 81 n.o, Towhid Hridoy 48 n.o, Mandeep Singh 2/36). At Kinrara Academy Oval (Afghanistan won by 134 runs)
Afghanistan Under-19: 224/3 in 20 overs (Rashmanullah Gurbaz 59, Ikram Ali Khil 23, Darwish Rasooli 105 n.o, Nisar Wahdat 26 n.o, Rahul Neelesh 2/39) United Arab Emirates Under19: 90/9 in 20 overs (Krishna Lakshani 36, Tariq Stanikzai 2/10, Wafadar 2/14, Naveen-ul-haq 2/17, Mujeeb 2/18). At Bayuemas Oval (Nepal won by eight wickets) Malaysia Under-19: 45 in 15.3 overs (Syed Aziz 20, Sandeep Lamichchane 5/8, Dipendra Singh 2/1, Shahab Alam 2/3)
Nepal Under-19: 48/2 in 5.2 overs (Anil Sah 26 n.o, Vijay Unni 2/17). (MSA)
Bangladesh Under-19 Team celebrates their victory