India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

India beat Pakistan by 7 wickets

Bangladesh, Canada, England and Namibia form Group C while Group D comprises Afghanistan, Ireland, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka.

The ICC U19 Cricket World Cup 2018 is set to be the most widely available edition in history thanks to expanded digital syndication of live coverage.

India now top the group with two wins in the three games after the opening game against Australia was called off due to heavy rain.

The final of the tournament will be held on January 19 in Sharjah. Zafar Iqbal took 2 wickets for 27 runs and Haroon Khan claimed 1 wicket for 46 runs.

The other teams in Group A are 2012 champion South Africa and Africa qualifier Kenya.

The U-19 World Cup is one of the important steps towards bigger things in present day cricket. Apart from India, who won in 2000, 2008 and 2012, Australia have won the tournament thrice. The final will be played on February 3 at Mount Maunganui.

Mr. David Richardson, the CEO, ICC, Mr. Iftikhar Hamdani, Cluster General Manager Ramada Hotel & Suites Ajman and Syed Sultan Shah Chairman Pakistan Blind Cricket Council were the guests of the occasion and distributed prizes amongst the players. "When we do that we'll be a formidable team", he says. Rishabh Pant attained recognition in last year's edition. "We have had a few series, a couple of Asia Cups where we have had the opportunity to see a large group of talent, and in the build up to this tournament as well, they have been playing a lot of domestic under-19 cricket as well".

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