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Sport Australia thumped in under-19 Cup opener

12:07  14 january  2018
12:07  14 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Khawaja hits 166 as Australia edge ahead in Sydney

  Khawaja hits 166 as Australia edge ahead in Sydney Mooen Ali had stunned a packed house at the Sydney Cricket Ground by moving the apparently unmoveable when he dismissed Smith caught and bowled for 83 just before lunch to break his 188-run partnership with Khawaja.Mooen Ali had stunned a packed house at the Sydney Cricket Ground by moving the apparently unmoveable when he dismissed Smith caught and bowled for 83 just before lunch to break his 188-run partnership with Khawaja.

On Sunday, in the Under - 19 World Cup opener against Australia Shaw, Manjot Kalra and Shubham Gill combined to lay the foundation for a thumping 100-run win, as India began their U-19 World Cup campaign in style at Bay Oval on Sunday.

India thump Australia by 8 wickets to be crowned Under - 19 World Cup Champions. The platform for the big win was laid by, first, the bowlers, who staged a terrific comeback to remove the last six Australian wickets for just 33 runs, and later by opener Manjot Kalra, who struck a 101-ball century

Austin Waugh of Australia reacts after being dismissed by Kamlesh Nagarkoti of India.© Getty Images Austin Waugh of Australia reacts after being dismissed by Kamlesh Nagarkoti of India. India have cruised to a 100-run win over Australia in their opening group b pool match at the under-19 cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

Anchored by a 180-run opening partnership between skipper Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra, India set Australia a daunting run chase when they reached 7-328 at Blake Oval in Mt Maunganui.

Apart from Shubman Gill's 63, the remainder of India's battling line-up failed to fire and the last five wickets fell for 79 runs in 40 balls, with four of those going to medium pacer Jack Edwards (4-65)

Bancroft in sickening head shot

  Bancroft in sickening head shot Cameron Bancroft might have struggled for runs during the Ashes, but proved his toughness after being struck in the helmet by a Joe Root pull shot in the fifth Test.The Aussie opener was fielding at short leg with Mitchell Starc bowling when England captain Joe Root pulled a short ball straight into him at speed.

India are Under - 19 World Cup champions for the fourth time! They began by thumping Australia by 100 runs and have sealed it with another comprehensive win over the same opposition. Australia are on the field and in their huddle, while the Indian openers make their way out for the second time.

India thump Australia by 8 wickets to be crowned Under - 19 World Cup ChampionsChasing 217, India wrapped The platform for the big win was laid by, first, the bowlers, who staged a terrific comeback to remove the last six Australian wickets for just 33 runs, and later by opener Manjot Kalra, who struck

Max Bryant of Australia fields the ball during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia.© Hagen Hopkins/ Getty Images Max Bryant of Australia fields the ball during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia. Australia were then bundled out for 228 in 42.5 overs. Baxter Holt (39) and Jonathon Merlo (38) top scored and pacemen Kamlesh Nagarkoti (3-29) and Shivam Mavi (3-45) proved most effective for India.

Elsewhere, South Africa racked up a 169-run win over Kenya at Lincoln.

In Whangarei, Sri Lanka looked comfortable in easing to a seven-wicket win over Ireland with 63 balls to spare.

Australia's next match in group b is against Zimbabwe in Lincoln on Wednesday, before a clash with Papua New Guinea on Friday.

Few surprises expected for South Africa .
Australia made a number of shock selections before their victorious Ashes, but less surprises are expected when the squad is named for the South African series.Tim Paine, Cameron Bancroft and Shaun Marsh were all surprise call-ups into the Australian squad for the Ashes series, amid much controversy and debate in November.

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