ICC Under-19 World Cup - 3rd quarter final

India Under-19s v Pakistan Under-19s

India Under-19s won by 1 wicket (with 12 balls remaining)

Two slips in place and here is Sandeep Sharma to Sami Aslam.

It is sunny and there are few clouds around, but it is a fine weather for cricket. Pitch: It is a belter of a wicket, it is hard and a beauty today. Toss: Pakistan won the toss and they will be batting.

Hello and welcome to live coverage of the Quarter Final match between India and Pakistan, this is 3rd contest between these two teams in 2 months. In the Asia Cup held recently, Pakistan won by a run in the league phase and the Final was a tie. The players know each others game, another interesting contest on the cards, stay tuned for live action.

0.1

Sandeep Sharma to Sami Aslam, OUT, lovely delivery first up, swinging away and Sami is drawn into the drive and finds the edge to Aparajith at second slip, who does not make any mistake. That will surely lift India.

Sami Aslam c Aparajith b Sandeep Sharma 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

0.2

Sandeep Sharma to Imam-ul-Haq, no run, pushes forward and plays to backward point.

0.3

Sandeep Sharma to Imam-ul-Haq, no run, another swinging delivery outside the off stump, goes for the drive and gets beaten.

0.4

Sandeep Sharma to Imam-ul-Haq, no run, lovely movement away, there is swing in the air, left alone through to the keeper.

0.5

Sandeep Sharma to Imam-ul-Haq, OUT, what a brilliant start from India, a lovely full delivery swinging away and once again the batsmen is drawn into the drive, gets the edge through to Aparajith once again, what a start to a Quarter Final.

Imam-ul-Haq c Aparajith b Sandeep Sharma 0 (3m 4b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

The new batsman in is a bit late, not sure how much time he had taken to come in. Sandeep Sharma looks calm and relaxed as he has 2 wickets now.

0.6

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, 1 run, good tight delivery and Pakistan get and Umar Waheed gets off the mark. Umar plays to the onside for a single.

End of over 1 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 1/2
Umar Waheed    1* (1b)      Sandeep Sharma    1-0-1-2
Babar Azam    0* (0b)     

Passi to share the attack.

1.1

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, swinging away from short of a length, left alone.

1.2

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, once again lets it go, this is good bowling.

1.3

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, short of a length delivery and Waheed plays bit tentatively to the off side.

1.4

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to the onside.

1.5

Passi to Umar Waheed, FOUR, pitched up and in the slot outside the off stump and driven nicely through covers, wonderful timing, the ball races to the fence.

1.6

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, lovely delivery from short of a length in the corridor outside the off stump, the ball beats the bat and through to the keeper.

End of over 2 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 5/2
Umar Waheed    5* (7b 1x4)      K Passi    1-0-4-0
Babar Azam    0* (0b)      Sandeep Sharma    1-0-1-2

Babar Azam for the first time.

2.1

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

2.2

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, good length delivery and Babar defends back to the bowler.

2.3

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, full delivery on the middle and leg, driven to mid-on.

2.4

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, FOUR, on the pads and clipped away to the backward square leg fence for a boundary.

2.5

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

2.6

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, swinging in and Babar pushes to mid-off.

End of over 3 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 9/2
Babar Azam    4* (6b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    2-0-5-2
Umar Waheed    5* (7b 1x4)      K Passi    1-0-4-0

3.1

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, drops to cover and looks for a single, the fielder in quickly prevents the single.

3.2

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, lovely delivery from back a of a length, pitches away and moves away slightly and beats the outside edge.

3.3

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, fuller this time and Umar lets it go through to the keeper.

3.4

Passi to Umar Waheed, 1 run, short delivery and Umar pulls it down to deep backward square leg.

3.5

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, bit wide outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

3.6

Passi to Babar Azam, 1 leg bye, off the pad down to fine leg.

End of over 4 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 11/2
Babar Azam    4* (8b 1x4)      K Passi    2-0-5-0
Umar Waheed    6* (11b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    2-0-5-2

4.1

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, FOUR, swinging in and Babar gets a thick inside edge and through midwicket for a boundary.

Both batsmen looking positive, way to go.

4.2

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, wide outside the off stump and left alone.

4.3

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, swinging in and Babar defends to the off side.

4.4

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, lovely delivery from back of a length and coming in, Babar is completely beaten, appeal from the bowler, nothing there.

4.5

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, 1 run, down the leg side and Babar gets it down to fine leg.

4.6

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump and Umar defends down on the track.

End of over 5 (5 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 16/2
Umar Waheed    6* (12b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    3-0-10-2
Babar Azam    9* (13b 2x4)      K Passi    2-0-5-0

5.1

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, full and swinging wide outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten, the sound was bat hitting the ground.

5.2

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and Babar watches it very closely and lets it go.

5.3

Passi to Babar Azam, 1 run, plays it down to third man.

5.4

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, full delivery and Umar pushes to the off side, the fielder at extra cover dives and fields the ball and throws.

5.5

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, pushes to the onside.

5.6

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight delivery from back of a length and Umar plays to backward point.

End of over 6 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 17/2
Umar Waheed    6* (15b 1x4)      K Passi    3-0-6-0
Babar Azam    10* (16b 2x4)      Sandeep Sharma    3-0-10-2

6.1

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, bit wide outside the off stump, left alone through to the keeper.

6.2

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, good swinging delivery into the batsman, Babar defends to mid-on.

6.3

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, swinging in and Babar defends to the off side.

6.4

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, 1 run, lovely delivery and a thickish edge down to third man.

6.5

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, good ball and perfect line from back of a length outside the off stump, left alone through to the keeper.

A slip and short midwicket in place.

6.6

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, swinging in and defended to mid-on.

End of over 7 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 18/2
Umar Waheed    6* (17b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    4-0-11-2
Babar Azam    11* (20b 2x4)      K Passi    3-0-6-0

7.1

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, hits high on the pad down the leg side.

7.2

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, good tight delivery on the stumps, defended down the track.

7.3

Passi to Babar Azam, 2 runs, turned away behind square leg and picks up couple of runs.

7.4

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

7.5

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, defended to the off side.

7.6

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, defended back to the bowler.

End of over 8 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 20/2
Babar Azam    13* (26b 2x4)      K Passi    4-0-8-0
Umar Waheed    6* (17b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    4-0-11-2

8.1

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, 1 run, short and wide outside the off stump, cut in the air down to third man.

8.2

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, no run, short down the leg side, brushes the thigh pad and through to the keeper.

8.3

Sandeep Sharma to Babar Azam, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and plays down to third man.

8.4

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, wide of the crease and bit wide outside the off stump, left alone.

8.5

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, short ball and Umar looking for the pull, gets an under edge onto the ground and through to the keeper.

8.6

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, 1 wide, too far outside the off stump.

8.6

Sandeep Sharma to Umar Waheed, no run, outside the off stump and left alone through to the keeper.

Sandeep trying too many things with the ball, has to continue to bowl the same line as the first over.

End of over 9 (3 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 23/2
Umar Waheed    7* (21b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    5-0-14-2
Babar Azam    14* (28b 2x4)      K Passi    4-0-8-0

Ravikant Singh into the attack.

9.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, coming in and left alone.

9.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, a leading edge to the off side as Babar pushes forward.

9.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

9.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, lets it go through to the keeper.

9.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 2 runs, forces off the back foot through covers and picks up couple of runs.

9.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 2 runs, fuller and worked through midwicket for another couple.

Both batsmen looked to be settled after the two early wickets.

End of over 10 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 27/2
Babar Azam    18* (34b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    1-0-4-0
Umar Waheed    7* (21b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma    5-0-14-2

Passi comes on switching ends.

10.1

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight delivery outside the off stump, defended to the off side.

10.2

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, defends with an angled bat to backward point.

There is a third slip and a good gap between the keeper and the slip fielder.

10.3

Passi to Umar Waheed, FOUR, full and in the slot, driven nicely past the bowler to the fence for a boundary.

10.4

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, turned away to the onside forward of square leg.

10.5

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

10.6

Passi to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight defense, plays to the off side.

End of over 11 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 31/2
Umar Waheed    11* (27b 2x4)      K Passi    5-0-12-0
Babar Azam    18* (34b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    1-0-4-0

11.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, good ball from back of a length, defended to the onside.

11.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, turned through forward of square leg for a single.

11.3

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 wide, bouncer which goes over the batsman, signaled a wide.

11.3

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, turned away to the onside to short midwicket.

11.4

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to the off side.

11.5

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight delivery coming in, tucks up the batsman, who gets hit on the ribs.

11.6

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, lovely delivery from back of a length and coming in, strikes the pad bit high, loud appeal turned down.

End of over 12 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 33/2
Umar Waheed    11* (31b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    2-0-6-0
Babar Azam    19* (36b 2x4)      K Passi    5-0-12-0

12.1

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, short and wide outside the off stump, chops it into the ground to point.

12.2

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, stays in the crease and defends with an angled bat to point.

12.3

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, short ball and Babar pulls straight into his pads.

12.4

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, wide outside the off stump and left alone.

12.5

Passi to Babar Azam, 1 run, swinging in and plays down to fine leg.

12.6

Passi to Umar Waheed, 1 run, an outside edge down to third man, was a wonderful delivery, pitches and moves away.

End of over 13 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 35/2
Umar Waheed    12* (32b 2x4)      K Passi    6-0-14-0
Babar Azam    20* (41b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    2-0-6-0

13.1

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump and left alone.

13.2

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, FOUR, outside edge and there is only one slip in place, goes down to third man and Chopra treads on the ropes trying to field the ball.

13.3

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, defended with an angled bat to point.

13.4

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, 2 runs, short ball pulled along the ground to deep mid wicket and Harmeet Singh does well.

13.5

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 run, glides it down to third man for a single.

13.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, short of a length delivery and moving away, plays in line towards backward point.

End of over 14 (7 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 42/2
Babar Azam    20* (42b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    3-0-13-0
Umar Waheed    19* (37b 3x4)      K Passi    6-0-14-0

Harmeet Singh comes on with his left arm spinners. Coming from round the wicket. A slip in place.

14.1

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, off the pad to the onside and the batsman takes off for a single, the keeper picks up the ball and misses the stumps from close, missed a good run out chance.

14.2

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, FOUR, full toss hit in the air to the mid wicket fence.

14.3

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 run, turned away to the onside.

14.4

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, driven to the off side to extra cover.

14.5

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, defended with an angled bat behind point.

14.6

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, tossed up and Babar drives to extra cover.

End of over 15 (5 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 47/2
Babar Azam    20* (45b 2x4)      Harmeet Singh    1-0-5-0
Umar Waheed    24* (40b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    3-0-13-0

Bowling powerplay.

15.1

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 run, dabs it down to third man for a single.

15.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, driven square of the wicket to point.

15.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and left alone, tempting the batsman with the width.

15.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump, defended down the track.

15.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 wide, too far outside the off stump, left alone.

15.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, mistimes the cut to the off side, chops into the ground.

15.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 wide, swinging away wide outside the off stump, signaled a wide and 50 comes up for Pakistan.

15.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 wide, swings away further away, long way off for a wide.

15.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, short of a length delivery defended to the off side.

Match State: Drinks

End of over 16 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 51/2
Babar Azam    20* (50b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    4-0-17-0
Umar Waheed    25* (41b 4x4)      Harmeet Singh    1-0-5-0

16.1

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

16.2

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 run, tossed up and driven down the ground to long off.

16.3

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, forces to the off side and the skipper fumbles to give away a run, did well to dive for the ball.

16.4

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, works to the onside.

16.5

Harmeet Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 run, tossed up and driven down the ground to long off.

16.6

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, uses his feet and mistimes the drive to mid-on.

End of over 17 (3 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 54/2
Babar Azam    21* (52b 2x4)      Harmeet Singh    2-0-8-0
Umar Waheed    27* (45b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    4-0-17-0

17.1

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump, defended to point.

17.2

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, no run, pitches and moves away outside the off stump, trying to play a delicate shot, misses it and through to the keeper.

17.3

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, 1 wide, too far outside the off stump.

17.3

Ravikant Singh to Umar Waheed, OUT, lovely delivery and Ravikant Singh strikes, pitches on a good length and Umar Waheed half forward gets an edge through to Smit Patel.

Umar Waheed c †Patel b Ravikant Singh 27 (76m 48b 4x4 0x6) SR: 56.25

Saad Ali is the new batsman. A slip in place.

17.4

Ravikant Singh to Saad Ali, no run, good short delivery outside the off stump, through to the keeper.

17.5

Ravikant Singh to Saad Ali, 1 run, plays to long leg and the throw comes into the keeper, who takes a painful blow as he gathers the ball, has a wry smile at the fielder.

17.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, defends with an angled bat to point.

End of over 18 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 56/3
Babar Azam    21* (53b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    5-0-19-1
Saad Ali    1* (2b)      Harmeet Singh    2-0-8-0

18.1

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, tossed up and driven to the off side to mid-off.

18.2

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, defended to the off side.

18.3

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, comes forward and turns to square leg.

18.4

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, moves back and turns forward of square leg, brilliant fielding from Ravikant Singh.

18.5

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, defended to the off side to point.

18.6

Harmeet Singh to Saad Ali, no run, cut away behind point and that ends a wonderful maiden over.

End of over 19 (maiden) Pakistan Under-19s 56/3
Saad Ali    1* (8b)      Harmeet Singh    3-1-8-0
Babar Azam    21* (53b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    5-0-19-1

19.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and Babar goes after it and gets beaten.

19.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 no ball, driven to the off side to extra cover and Ravikant has overstepped.

Free hit

19.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, (no ball) 2 runs, hit in the air to deep backward point and once again he oversteps, so the free hit continues.

Free hit

19.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, full delivery squeezed out to Aparajith at slip, who fumbles and gives away a single.

19.3

Ravikant Singh to Saad Ali, OUT, a beautiful delivery on a good length, pitches in line with the stumps and Saad Ali leaves a gap between the bat and pad, the ball knocks the top of off stump, wonderful stuff.

Saad Ali b Ravikant Singh 1 (10m 9b 0x4 0x6) SR: 11.11

19.4

Ravikant Singh to Salman Afridi, OUT, Ravikant strikes again, two in two, pitches back of a length and moving away, Afridi stays in the crease and pushes at it, gets the edge to Smit Patel, this is exciting stuff.

Salman Afridi c †Patel b Ravikant Singh 0 (1m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Pakistan in trouble at 61 for 5 and Nawaz is on strike. Ravikant Singh on a hat-trick.

19.5

Ravikant Singh to Mohammad Nawaz, no run, outside the off stump and left alone, pitches and moves away.

19.6

Ravikant Singh to Mohammad Nawaz, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

End of over 20 (5 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 61/5
Mohammad Nawaz (3)    0* (2b)      Ravikant Singh    6-0-24-3
Babar Azam    24* (57b 2x4)      Harmeet Singh    3-1-8-0

20.1

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, spins back in and Babar Azam cuts behind point.

20.2

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

20.3

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, driven to the off side and Harmeet Singh moves quickly and fields the ball.

20.4

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, drives down the ground to long off.

20.5

Harmeet Singh to Mohammad Nawaz, OUT, this time Harmeet strikes, the arm ball and Nawaz plays forward and gets the edge through to Aparajith at slip. Pakistan sinking further.

Mohammad Nawaz (3) c Aparajith b Harmeet Singh 0 (4m 3b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

20.6

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, another arm ball to beat the outside edge.

End of over 21 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 62/6
Zafar Gohar    0* (1b)      Harmeet Singh    4-1-9-1
Babar Azam    25* (61b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    6-0-24-3

21.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 no ball, was a lovely delivery but he overstepped, struck the pad in line.

Free hit

21.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, full delivery outside the off stump, Babar now thinking of going after, goes after it and gets beaten.

21.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

21.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 wide, swinging away wide outside the off stump.

21.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, lovely delivery from back of a length, pitches and moves away to beat the outside edge as Babar plays forward.

21.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 no ball, oversteps once again and way down the leg side.

Free hit

21.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, FOUR, in the slot and Babar hits it well in the air over the bowler to the fence for a boundary.

21.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, lovely delivery from back of a length, pitches and moves away to beat the outside edge.

21.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, a thickish edge to mid wicket.

End of over 22 (8 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 70/6
Babar Azam    30* (69b 3x4)      Ravikant Singh    7-0-32-3
Zafar Gohar    0* (1b)      Harmeet Singh    4-1-9-1

22.1

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long off.

22.2

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, plays forward and gets edge and drops short of the slip fielder.

22.3

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump, Harmeet bowling the arm balls.

22.4

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, comes forward and defends back to the bowler.

22.5

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, 1 run, quicker delivery and an outside edge down to short third man.

22.6

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, punches off the back foot down the ground to long off.

End of over 23 (3 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 73/6
Babar Azam    32* (71b 3x4)      Harmeet Singh    5-1-12-1
Zafar Gohar    1* (5b)      Ravikant Singh    7-0-32-3

23.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, lovely delivery outside the off stump, Babar is beaten as he pushes forward.

23.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, wide outside the off stump and left alone.

23.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, fuller and swinging away outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten.

23.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, full delivery driven to the off side to extra cover.

23.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, short of a length and moving away, beats the bat and through to the keeper.

23.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, FOUR, edges and gets it in the gap between the keeper and slip to the third man fence.

End of over 24 (4 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 77/6
Babar Azam    36* (77b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    8-0-36-3
Zafar Gohar    1* (5b)      Harmeet Singh    5-1-12-1

24.1

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

24.2

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

24.3

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, arm ball strikes the pad, appeal turned down as it was sliding down.

24.4

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, dropped, uses his feet and hits in the air back to the bowler, who drops it.

24.5

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, comes forward and defends down the track.

24.6

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, turned to the onside.

End of over 25 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 79/6
Zafar Gohar    2* (9b)      Harmeet Singh    6-1-14-1
Babar Azam    37* (79b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    8-0-36-3

25.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, comes forward and defends with an angled bat behind point.

25.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, stays back in the crease and defends behind point.

25.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, good tight delivery in line with the stumps, defended to mid-on.

25.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, turned away to the onside to mid wicket.

25.5

Ravikant Singh to Zafar Gohar, FOUR, full delivery and in the slot and Zafar drives well past the bowler and down the ground to the fence for a boundary.

25.6

Ravikant Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, good short delivery outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

Rain has stopped play.

End of over 26 (5 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 84/6
Zafar Gohar    6* (11b 1x4)      Ravikant Singh    9-0-41-3
Babar Azam    38* (83b 4x4)      Harmeet Singh    6-1-14-1

The Indian team in a huddle and there is still a little drizzle. Play about to start. Harmeet to continue.

11:38 am: The rain has stopped and we are awaiting the restart, the covers are coming off.

11:30 am: A dark cloud over the ground, a light shower on at the moment, the players go off the field as the covers come on.

26.1

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, no run, was the a good ball, the arm ball strikes the pad in line, loud shout turned down, was a close one.

26.2

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long off.

26.3

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, slower through the air, the batsman comes forward and defends to the off side.

26.4

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, pushes forward and almost lobs to short mid wicket.

26.5

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, moves back and punches behind point.

26.6

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, cuts hard but picks out the fielder at point.

End of over 27 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 85/6
Zafar Gohar    6* (15b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    7-1-15-1
Babar Azam    39* (85b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    9-0-41-3

Ravikant Singh into his last over.

27.1

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump, pitches and moves away to beat the outside edge.

27.2

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, 2 runs, worked through the onside and picks up couple of runs.

27.3

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, lovely delivery from back of a length, pitches and moves away once again to beat the outside edge as Babar pushes at it.

27.4

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, keeps a touch low outside the off stump, blocks to the off side.

27.5

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, good tight delivery on the off stump, gets behind it and defends down the track.

27.6

Ravikant Singh to Babar Azam, no run, punches off the back foot to cover and that ends Ravikant Singh's spell, 10 overs for 43 runs and 3 wickets.

End of over 28 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 87/6
Babar Azam    41* (91b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    10-0-43-3
Zafar Gohar    6* (15b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    7-1-15-1

28.1

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, turned away to the onside to short mid wicket.

28.2

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, punches it back down the track.

28.3

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, pushes to the onside to short mid wicket.

28.4

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, 1 run, comes forward and plays in the gap and takes off for a quick single, the keeper runs and fields the ball and throws it as the batsman dives into the crease at the bowlers end.

28.5

Harmeet Singh to Babar Azam, 1 run, punches off the back foot down the ground to long off.

28.6

Harmeet Singh to Zafar Gohar, no run, plays it back down the track.

End of over 29 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 89/6
Zafar Gohar    7* (20b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    8-1-17-1
Babar Azam    42* (92b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    10-0-43-3

Passi is back into the attack.

29.1

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, cut behind point.

29.2

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to mid-on.

29.3

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, back of a length delivery and punched back to the bowler.

29.4

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, punches off the back foot to mid-off.

29.5

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, cut hard to point and excellent fielding by Nath.

29.6

Passi to Babar Azam, 1 run, pushes in the gap through cover for a single.

End of over 30 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 90/6
Babar Azam    43* (98b 4x4)      K Passi    7-0-15-0
Zafar Gohar    7* (20b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    8-1-17-1

Aparajith with his off breaks.

30.1

Aparajith to Babar Azam, 2 runs, short ball and cuts away to deep backward point.

30.2

Aparajith to Babar Azam, no run, punches it to the onside to mid-on.

30.3

Aparajith to Babar Azam, no run, comes forward and defends to the off side.

30.4

Aparajith to Babar Azam, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

30.5

Aparajith to Zafar Gohar, no run, defended to the onside, bowling from round the wicket.

30.6

Aparajith to Zafar Gohar, no run, driven to the off side and Aparajith dives to his right and fields well.

End of over 31 (3 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 93/6
Zafar Gohar    7* (22b 1x4)      B Aparajith    1-0-3-0
Babar Azam    46* (102b 4x4)      K Passi    7-0-15-0

31.1

Passi to Babar Azam, 2 runs, short and wide outside the off stump, cut to deep backward point and Ravikant Singh running around the boundary ropes, dives and makes a good save.

31.2

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, short ball and Babar Azam mistimes the pull shot to square leg.

31.3

Passi to Babar Azam, no run, short of a length delivery worked to the onside to square leg.

31.4

Passi to Babar Azam, 1 run, played forward of point and excellent fielding by Nath.

31.5

Passi to Zafar Gohar, no run, play and a miss outside the off stump, the batsman stays in the crease and flays at it.

31.6

Passi to Zafar Gohar, no run, full delivery driven to mid-off.

End of over 32 (3 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 96/6
Zafar Gohar    7* (24b 1x4)      K Passi    8-0-18-0
Babar Azam    49* (106b 4x4)      B Aparajith    1-0-3-0

32.1

Aparajith to Babar Azam, no run, makes room and cuts behind point.

32.2

Aparajith to Babar Azam, 1 run, moves back and punches through the off side to the sweeper, brings up the 50 for Babar, well played.

32.3

Aparajith to Zafar Gohar, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

32.4

Aparajith to Babar Azam, OUT, spins in and Babar Azam flicks it in the air and straight to Unmukt Chand at short mid wicket. Babar Azam was looking to get it past the fielder.

Babar Azam c Chand b Aparajith 50 (141m 109b 4x4 0x6) SR: 45.87

32.5

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, quicker delivery pushed to mid-off.

32.6

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, dropped, hit hard in the air back to the bowler to his right and he drops it.

End of over 33 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 98/7
Ehsan Adil    0* (2b)      B Aparajith    2-0-5-1
Zafar Gohar    8* (25b 1x4)      K Passi    8-0-18-0

33.1

Passi to Zafar Gohar, OUT, fuller delivery outside the off stump and Zafar Gohar goes after it and gets the edge to Smit Patel and Pakistan are 8 down for 98.

Zafar Gohar c †Patel b Passi 8 (46m 26b 1x4 0x6) SR: 30.76

Two slips in place for the new batsman, India on the attack.

33.2

Passi to Azizullah, no run, good tight delivery defended to the off side.

33.3

Passi to Azizullah, no run, short of a length delivery defended to the off side.

33.4

Passi to Azizullah, no run, good ball from back of a length, beats the outside edge.

It has started to drizzle once again.

33.5

Passi to Azizullah, no run, mistimes the pull forward of square leg.

33.6

Passi to Azizullah, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump, beats the outside edge.

End of over 34 (wicket maiden) Pakistan Under-19s 98/8
Azizullah    0* (5b)      K Passi    9-1-18-1
Ehsan Adil    0* (2b)      B Aparajith    2-0-5-1

Sandeep Sharma is back on

34.1

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, comes forward and defends to extra cover.

34.2

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, outside the off stump and through to the keeper.

34.3

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, good short delivery, a bouncer and the batsman caught in two minds, looking to play and then trying to duck the delivery.

34.4

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, slow full toss worked to the onside to square leg.

12:21 pm: The covers are coming off, good news for everyone. The umpires are heading back on to the field.

12:17 pm: The rain is getting heavier and the umpires call for the covers.

34.5

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, full and wide delivery outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten.

34.6

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, short of a length delivery outside the off stump and through to the keeper, who shouts well done Sandy.

End of over 35 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 99/8
Azizullah    0* (7b)      Sandeep Sharma    6-0-15-2
Ehsan Adil    1* (6b)      K Passi    9-1-18-1

Batting powerplay. Passi into his final over.

35.1

Passi to Ehsan Adil, no run, full delivery wide outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten.

35.2

Passi to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, plays in the air wide of the slip fielder down to third man for a single, brings up the 100 for Pakistan.

35.3

Passi to Azizullah, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to cover.

35.4

Passi to Azizullah, no run, comes forward and defends to point.

35.5

Passi to Azizullah, no run, short delivery outside the off stump, through to the keeper.

Passi from round the wicket.

35.6

Passi to Azizullah, no run, short delivery and into the ribs of the batsman, who fends it off.

End of over 36 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 100/8
Azizullah    0* (11b)      K Passi    10-1-19-1
Ehsan Adil    2* (8b)      Sandeep Sharma    6-0-15-2

36.1

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, short delivery and Ehsan Adil goes for the hook and misses it.

36.2

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, full delivery outside the off stump, the yorker, squeezed out towards slip, who fumbles.

36.3

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, plays and misses outside the off stump.

36.4

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, full delivery mistimed to the off side.

36.5

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, slower delivery mistimed to mid-off.

36.6

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, defends to the off side.

End of over 37 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 101/8
Azizullah    0* (15b)      Sandeep Sharma    7-0-16-2
Ehsan Adil    3* (10b)      K Passi    10-1-19-1

Aparajith is back

37.1

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, defended to the onside.

37.2

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, outside edge down to short third man.

37.3

Aparajith to Azizullah, no run, driven to the onside and Aparajith moves across to field.

37.4

Aparajith to Azizullah, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

37.5

Aparajith to Azizullah, no run, looking to drive through the onside, inside edges onto his boots.

37.6

Aparajith to Azizullah, no run, driven back to the bowler.

End of over 38 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 102/8
Azizullah    0* (19b)      B Aparajith    3-0-6-1
Ehsan Adil    4* (12b)      Sandeep Sharma    7-0-16-2

38.1

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, good ball in the block-hole, dug out by the batsman.

38.2

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, stays in the crease and defends to mid-on.

38.3

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, SIX, good strike from Eshsan, in the slot and struck well in the air over the long on fence for a six.

38.4

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, 1 wide, good response from the bowler but signaled a wide on the bouncer.

38.4

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, no run, comes forward and defends to cover.

38.5

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, pushes to mid-off for a quick single.

38.6

Sandeep Sharma to Azizullah, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends to the off side.

End of over 39 (8 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 110/8
Azizullah    0* (20b)      Sandeep Sharma    8-0-24-2
Ehsan Adil    11* (17b 1x6)      B Aparajith    3-0-6-1

39.1

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, stays in the crease and defends to the off side.

39.2

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, looking to drive through the onside, strikes the pad outside the line.

39.3

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, defends to the onside.

39.4

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, defends to the onside.

39.5

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, no run, stays back and punches to the onside.

39.6

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

End of over 40 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 111/8
Ehsan Adil    12* (23b 1x6)      B Aparajith    4-0-7-1
Azizullah    0* (20b)      Sandeep Sharma    8-0-24-2

Harmeet Singh is back.

40.1

Harmeet Singh to Ehsan Adil, no run, tossed up and Ehsan comes forward and defends.

40.2

Harmeet Singh to Ehsan Adil, no run, pushes it back to the bowler.

40.3

Harmeet Singh to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, driven down the ground to long off.

40.4

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, flat delivery defended to the onside.

40.5

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, comes forward and defends to the onside.

40.6

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, uses his feet and plays back to the bowler.

End of over 41 (1 run) Pakistan Under-19s 112/8
Azizullah    0* (23b)      Harmeet Singh    9-1-18-1
Ehsan Adil    13* (26b 1x6)      B Aparajith    4-0-7-1

41.1

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, SIX, tossed up and Ehsan Adil swings it high and over the mid wicket fence for a six, Nath tries to get an hand to it but could not reach it.

41.2

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long off.

41.3

Aparajith to Azizullah, no run, moves across his stumps and defends to the onside.

41.4

Aparajith to Azizullah, 1 run, plays to square leg and picks up his first run.

41.5

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, SIX, tossed up and Ehsan Adil is striking big, hits it well over the bowler and over the fence for a six.

41.6

Aparajith to Ehsan Adil, 2 runs, turned through the onside and picks up couple of runs.

End of over 42 (16 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 128/8
Ehsan Adil    28* (30b 3x6)      B Aparajith    5-0-23-1
Azizullah    1* (25b)      Harmeet Singh    9-1-18-1

42.1

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, comes forward and defends with an angled bat to backward point.

42.2

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, uses his feet and drives back to the bowler.

42.3

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, comes forward and pushes behind point.

42.4

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, 1 run, driven back past the bowler and down the ground to long on.

42.5

Harmeet Singh to Ehsan Adil, 1 run, turned to square leg.

42.6

Harmeet Singh to Azizullah, no run, turned to the onside and a mix up between the batsmen, the fielder fails to pick up the ball.

End of over 43 (2 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 130/8
Azizullah    2* (30b)      Harmeet Singh    10-1-20-1
Ehsan Adil    29* (31b 3x6)      B Aparajith    5-0-23-1

Unmukt into the attack with his off breaks.

43.1

Chand to Ehsan Adil, no run, comes forward and defends.

43.2

Chand to Ehsan Adil, no run, pushes to the onside to mid wicket.

43.3

Chand to Ehsan Adil, no run, plays it back to the bowler.

43.4

Chand to Ehsan Adil, no run, pushes to the onside.

43.5

Chand to Ehsan Adil, no run, pushes to the onside.

43.6

Chand to Ehsan Adil, SIX, big strike once again, hits it over the bowler and over the long off fence for a massive six and the Ground staff makes a mess of the catch.

Drinks for the batsmen.

End of over 44 (6 runs) Pakistan Under-19s 136/8
Ehsan Adil    35* (37b 4x6)      UBT Chand    1-0-6-0
Azizullah    2* (30b)      Harmeet Singh    10-1-20-1

Nath comes on with his seamers.

44.1

Nath to Azizullah, no run, outside edge behind point.

44.2

Nath to Azizullah, OUT, fuller delivery outside the off stump and Azizullah goes after it and gets the edge through to the keeper.

Azizullah c †Patel b Nath 2 (45m 32b 0x4 0x6) SR: 6.25

44.3

Nath to Zia-ul-Haq, no run, defends to the off side to extra cover.

44.4

Nath to Zia-ul-Haq, no run, comes forward and defends with an angled bat behind point.

44.5

Nath to Zia-ul-Haq, no run, defends to the off side to extra cover.

44.6

Nath to Zia-ul-Haq, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

End of over 45 (wicket maiden) Pakistan Under-19s 136/9
Zia-ul-Haq    0* (4b)      AD Nath    1-1-0-1
Ehsan Adil    35* (37b 4x6)      UBT Chand    1-0-6-0

Sandeep is back

45.1

Sandeep Sharma to Ehsan Adil, OUT, full toss and Ehsan Adil mishits it in the air to mid-off and Aparajith takes a good catch. He seems to be slightly hurt.

Ehsan Adil c Aparajith b Sandeep Sharma 35 (52m 38b 0x4 4x6) SR: 92.10

Innings Break: A sorry tale for Pakistan as wickets tumbled at regular intervals. Good hitting by Ehsan Adil in the end to get them up to 136. Sandeep Sharma and Ravikant Singh wrecking the top order and picking 3 wickets each. India have done well with the ball can they do the same with the bat? Stay tuned for more dramas in the chase after the break.

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Harmeet Singh bowls, India v Pakistan, quarter-final, ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012, Townsville, August 20, 2012

Harmeet Singh bowls

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