ICC Under-19 World Cup - Final

Australia Under-19s v India Under-19s

India Under-19s won by 6 wickets (with 14 balls remaining)

Here come the umpires and the players out to the middle. Bancroft to take strike to Sandeep Sharma. Peirson is at the non-strikers end.

Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the Final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2012. Toss: India have won the toss and they have put Australia in to bat. Both the teams are unchanged from the Semi Finals. Weather: Cloudy conditions, but the weather is fine for the day.

Australia's Road to the final: Beat England by 6 wickets, beat Nepal by 212 runs, beat Ireland by 6 wickets, beat Bangladesh by 5 wickets in the quarter-final, and beat South Africa by 4 wickets in the semi-final.

India's Road to the final: lost to West Indies by 4 wickets, beat Zimbabwe by 63 runs, beat Papua New Guinea by 107 runs, beat Pakistan by 1 wicket in the quarter-final, beat New Zealand by 9 runs in the semi-final.

Pitch: The track is a beauty for the final, will help the seamers early on and basically a good batting track.

0.1

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, swinging in and Bancroft gets right in line and defends to mid-on.

Two slips in place.

0.2

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, 1 run, nice forward stride and plays with an open face down to third man.

0.3

Sandeep Sharma to Peirson, no run, bit wide outside the off stump and Peirson watches it closely and lets it go through to the keeper.

0.4

Sandeep Sharma to Peirson, 1 wide, too wide outside the off stump, signaled a wide.

0.4

Sandeep Sharma to Peirson, OUT, India strike! Lovely delivery swinging in from outside the off stump, Peirson makes a terrible mistake of letting the ball go, the stumps are knocked back.

JJ Peirson b Sandeep Sharma 0 (3m 2b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

Buchanan is the new man in.

0.5

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

0.6

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

Excellent over from Sandeep Sharma, a very thinking bowler.

End of over 1 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 2/1
MJ Buchanan    0* (2b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    1-0-2-1
CT Bancroft    1* (2b)     

Passi to share the attack.

1.1

Passi to Bancroft, 1 wide, short and wide outside the off stump.

1.1

Passi to Bancroft, no run, good carry to the keeper, outside the off stump and left alone.

1.2

Passi to Bancroft, 4 leg byes, goes down the leg side and given leg byes.

1.3

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

1.4

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

1.5

Passi to Bancroft, no run, lovely line outside the off stump, Bancroft watches it and lets it go through to the keeper.

1.6

Passi to Bancroft, 1 run, short of a length and flies off the edge over the slips down to third man. Bancroft is lucky.

End of over 2 (6 runs) Australia Under-19s 8/1
CT Bancroft    2* (8b)      K Passi    1-0-2-0
MJ Buchanan    0* (2b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    1-0-2-1

2.1

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, swinging in and Bancroft gets in line and defends to the onside to mid-on.

2.2

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, good tight delivery and Bancroft defends down the track.

2.3

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, comes forward and defends to point.

2.4

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, lets it go outside the off stump.

2.5

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, no run, lovely swinging delivery and Bancroft looking to work it through the onside, misses it and taken high on the pad.

2.6

Sandeep Sharma to Bancroft, OUT, brilliant stuff from Sandeep Sharma, pitches just outside the off stump and coming in and Bancroft is struck on the pad in front of the middle stump and loud appeal, given by the umpire. Australia are 2 down for 8.

CT Bancroft lbw b Sandeep Sharma 2 (13m 14b 0x4 0x6) SR: 14.28

End of over 3 (wicket maiden) Australia Under-19s 8/2
     Sandeep Sharma (1)    2-1-2-2
MJ Buchanan    0* (2b)      K Passi    1-0-2-0

3.1

Passi to Buchanan, 1 wide, full and wide outside the off stump, goes after it and gets beaten.

3.1

Passi to Buchanan, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends back to the bowler.

3.2

Passi to Buchanan, FOUR, low full toss outside the off stump and Buchanan drives through cover, racing along to the fence.

3.3

Passi to Buchanan, 1 run, short of a length delivery and plays with an angled bat to cover, a fumble from Nath allows the single.

3.4

Passi to Patterson, 1 wide, way down the leg side.

3.4

Passi to Patterson, no run, plays behind square leg.

3.5

Passi to Patterson, no run, lovely delivery pitches in line and was very close to the off stump as Patterson lets it go.

3.6

Passi to Patterson, no run, lovely delivery in the block-hole, squeezed out to the onside.

End of over 4 (7 runs) Australia Under-19s 15/2
KR Patterson    0* (3b)      K Passi    2-0-9-0
MJ Buchanan    5* (5b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    2-1-2-2

4.1

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, pushes back to the bowler.

4.2

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, bit wide outside the off stump, left alone.

4.3

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, bit fuller, driven to mid-on.

4.4

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, that was closer to the stumps as Buchanan lets it go, just goes over the stumps.

4.5

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, good tight stuff once again, defends to mid-off.

4.6

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, bit wide outside the off stump and left alone.

End of over 5 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 15/2
MJ Buchanan    5* (11b 1x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    3-2-2-2
KR Patterson    0* (3b)      K Passi    2-0-9-0

Lot of Indian supporters at the ground.

5.1

Passi to Patterson, no run, mistimes the drive to the onside.

5.2

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

5.3

Passi to Patterson, no run, once again lets it go through to the keeper.

5.4

Passi to Patterson, 1 run, opens the face off the bat and runs it down to third man.

5.5

Passi to Buchanan, no run, pushes back down the track.

The Sun peeking through the clouds.

5.6

Passi to Buchanan, FOUR, flicks it in the air through mid wicket and reaches the boundary as Harmeet chases in vain.

End of over 6 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 20/2
MJ Buchanan    9* (13b 2x4)      K Passi    3-0-14-0
KR Patterson    1* (7b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    3-2-2-2

6.1

Sandeep Sharma to Patterson, no run, on the legs and played to the onside to square leg.

6.2

Sandeep Sharma to Patterson, 1 run, gets behind the delivery and plays to the onside to mid wicket and picks up a single.

6.3

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, lovely delivery coming in and Buchanan once again lets it go, just goes past the stumps.

6.4

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, looking to leave the ball but takes the bat and goes behind point.

6.5

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, walks few paces and defends down the track.

6.6

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, outside the off stump, left alone.

End of over 7 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 21/2
MJ Buchanan    9* (17b 2x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    4-2-3-2
KR Patterson    2* (9b)      K Passi    3-0-14-0

7.1

Passi to Patterson, no run, full down the leg side, hits the boot of Patterson.

7.2

Passi to Patterson, FOUR, full and in the slot for Patterson, driven to the right of mid-off and no stopping that.

7.3

Passi to Patterson, no run, plays forward and a thickish edge to square leg.

7.4

Passi to Patterson, no run, short of a length delivery coming in, almost chops it back onto the stumps.

7.5

Passi to Patterson, FOUR, cracking shot from Patterson, width outside the off stump and he drills it through cover and to the fence for a boundary.

7.6

Passi to Patterson, 2 runs, pushes once again in the gap to the left of extra cover and picks up couple more.

End of over 8 (10 runs) Australia Under-19s 31/2
KR Patterson    12* (15b 2x4)      K Passi    4-0-24-0
MJ Buchanan    9* (17b 2x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    4-2-3-2

8.1

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, once again lets the ball go, goes past the stumps.

8.2

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, no run, dabs it to the off side, behind the wicket.

8.3

Sandeep Sharma to Buchanan, 1 run, plays forward and gets a thickish edge down to fine leg.

8.4

Sandeep Sharma to Patterson, no run, driven to the onside to mid-on.

8.5

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

8.6

Sandeep Sharma to Patterson, FOUR, in the slot for Patterson, who drives well in the gap between extra cover and mid-off to the fence for his third boundary.

End of over 9 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 36/2
KR Patterson    16* (18b 3x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    5-2-8-2
MJ Buchanan    10* (20b 2x4)      K Passi    4-0-24-0

Ravikant Singh comes on.

9.1

Ravikant Singh to Buchanan, no run, pitches short of a length and makes it move away, beats the outside edge and through to the keeper.

9.2

Ravikant Singh to Buchanan, no run, outside the of stump and coming in slightly, left alone.

9.3

Ravikant Singh to Buchanan, 1 run, pushes in the air just wide of the backward point to the deep.

9.4

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

9.5

Ravikant Singh to Patterson, no run, once again lets it go through to the keeper.

A slip and a gully in place.

9.6

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

End of over 10 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 37/2
KR Patterson    16* (21b 3x4)      Ravikant Singh    1-0-1-0
MJ Buchanan    11* (23b 2x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    5-2-8-2

Baba Aparajith comes on with his off breaks.

10.1

Aparajith to Buchanan, 1 run, tossed up and driven to mid-off for a single.

Coming round the wicket to Patterson.

10.2

Aparajith to Patterson, OUT, keeps it full and Patterson was looking for the sweep, Aparajith foxes him completely and the stumps are knocked back, a disappointed Patterson walks off.

KR Patterson b Aparajith 16 (32m 22b 3x4 0x6) SR: 72.72

Bosisto is the new batsman.

10.3

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, tosses it up bit fuller, pushes to the off side.

10.4

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, lets it go outside the off stump, Bosisto watching it very closely, lets it go.

10.5

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side.

10.6

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

End of over 11 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 38/3
WG Bosisto    0* (4b)      B Aparajith    1-0-1-1
MJ Buchanan    12* (24b 2x4)      Ravikant Singh    1-0-1-0

11.1

Ravikant Singh to Buchanan, no run, plays with an angled bat behind point.

A slip and two gully in place.

11.2

Ravikant Singh to Buchanan, OUT, lovely delivery from short of a length and making it moving away, Buchanan stands in the crease and flays at the ball and gets the edge through to the keeper. Australia are 4 down for 38.

MJ Buchanan c †Patel b Ravikant Singh 12 (47m 26b 2x4 0x6) SR: 46.15

Head is the new batsman, he needs to keep his as wickets are tumbling.

11.3

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, short of length angled across, left alone.

11.4

Ravikant Singh to Head, (no ball) 1 run, oversteps, plays to the onside and picks up a single.

Free hit

11.4

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, keeps it full on a yorker length and dug out to the off side.

11.5

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

11.6

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

End of over 12 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 41/4
TM Head    1* (4b)      Ravikant Singh    2-0-4-1
WG Bosisto    1* (5b)      B Aparajith    1-0-1-1

Passi comes back on. A slip and a gully in place.

12.1

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

12.2

Passi to Bosisto, no run, left alone once again outside the off stump.

12.3

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

12.4

Passi to Bosisto, 2 runs, short delivery and Bosisto just clears mid wicket as he pulls.

12.5

Passi to Bosisto, no run, short outside the off stump and Bosisto this time lets it go.

12.6

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

End of over 13 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 43/4
WG Bosisto    3* (11b)      K Passi    5-0-26-0
TM Head    1* (4b)      Ravikant Singh    2-0-4-1

13.1

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, up on his toes and drops it to the off side.

13.2

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, plays with an open face behind point.

13.3

Ravikant Singh to Head, FOUR, hit in the air on the up and over the bowler to the fence for a boundary.

Two slips and a gully in place.

13.4

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, width outside the off stump, cuts it hard but cannot get it past the extra cover fielder.

13.5

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, cut in the air behind point and Nath drops it, that was a sitter.

13.6

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

End of over 14 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 47/4
TM Head    5* (10b 1x4)      Ravikant Singh    3-0-8-1
WG Bosisto    3* (11b)      K Passi    5-0-26-0

14.1

Passi to Bosisto, 1 run, down the leg side and Bosisto gets it down to fine leg.

14.2

Passi to Head, no run, dabs it behind the wicket on the off side.

14.3

Passi to Head, no run, good length delivery and Head defends back down the track.

14.4

Passi to Head, FOUR, too short from Passi and Head, who is looking very positive pulls well in the air to the mid wicket fence for a boundary.

14.5

Passi to Head, no run, slower delivery and Head defends it to the onside.

14.6

Passi to Head, no run, lovely delivery angled across, beats the outside edge and through to the keeper.

Time for refreshments.

End of over 15 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 52/4
TM Head    9* (15b 2x4)      K Passi    6-0-31-0
WG Bosisto    4* (12b)      Ravikant Singh    3-0-8-1

Bowling powerplay. Ravikant Singh to continue with a slip and two gully in place.

15.1

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, defended.

15.2

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, good tight delivery and Bosisto gets behind it and defends to the off side.

15.3

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

The second gully moves out to the onside.

15.4

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, gets behind the delivery and defends with angled bat to backward point.

15.5

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, short ball down the leg side and Bosisto gets a glove as he looks to pull.

15.6

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 wide, a bouncer which goes over the head, signaled a wide.

15.6

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, good line outside the off stump and left alone.

End of over 16 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 53/4
WG Bosisto    4* (18b)      Ravikant Singh    4-0-9-1
TM Head    9* (15b 2x4)      K Passi    6-0-31-0

Aparajith is back.

16.1

Aparajith to Head, no run, cuts and almost chops it on.

16.2

Aparajith to Head, no run, forces it to the off side.

16.3

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

16.4

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, works it forward of square leg for a single.

16.5

Aparajith to Head, no run, moves back and forces to the onside to mid wicket.

16.6

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

End of over 17 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 56/4
TM Head    11* (20b 2x4)      B Aparajith    2-0-4-1
WG Bosisto    5* (19b)      Ravikant Singh    4-0-9-1

17.1

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, on the off stump line, defended to the off side.

17.2

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, keeps it full outside the off stump and Head misses it and through to the keeper.

17.3

Ravikant Singh to Head, (no ball) FOUR, short and wide outside the off stump, Head cracks it in the air to the extra cover fence. Ravikant oversteps.

Free hit

17.3

Ravikant Singh to Head, FOUR, in the slot for Head and he hits it well over mid-on and to the fence for a boundary.

17.4

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, strikes the pad down the leg side.

17.5

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, defends on the front foot to cover.

17.6

Ravikant Singh to Head, no run, lovely delivery pitches and moves away to beat the outside edge.

End of over 18 (9 runs) Australia Under-19s 65/4
TM Head    19* (27b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    5-0-18-1
WG Bosisto    5* (19b)      B Aparajith    2-0-4-1

Harmeet Singh comes on with his left arm spinners.

18.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, tosses it up slowly, pitches and turns away, left alone.

18.2

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, defended to the onside.

18.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, outside the off stump and left alone.

18.4

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

18.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, defended down the track.

18.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, defended to the onside.

Starts off with a maiden, excellent over.

End of over 19 (maiden) Australia Under-19s 65/4
WG Bosisto    5* (25b)      Harmeet Singh    1-1-0-0
TM Head    19* (27b 4x4)      Ravikant Singh    5-0-18-1

19.1

Aparajith to Head, no run, strikes the pad down the leg side.

19.2

Aparajith to Head, no run, bit shorter from Aparajith, cuts hard to cover.

19.3

Aparajith to Head, no run, spins in and Head forces to the off side.

19.4

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

19.5

Aparajith to Bosisto, 2 runs, cuts it behind point and picks up couple of runs.

19.6

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, moves back and turns forward of square leg for a single.

End of over 20 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 69/4
WG Bosisto    8* (27b)      B Aparajith    3-0-8-1
TM Head    20* (31b 4x4)      Harmeet Singh    1-1-0-0

20.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, lovely loop and turn outside the off stump, left alone.

20.2

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

20.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, chops it hard into the ground to cover.

20.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 wide, quicker delivery down the leg side and Smit does well to get rid of the bails, appeals for a stumping, turned down.

20.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, lets it go outside the off stump.

20.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and defends.

20.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, pushes to the off side.

End of over 21 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 70/4
WG Bosisto    8* (33b)      Harmeet Singh    2-1-1-0
TM Head    20* (31b 4x4)      B Aparajith    3-0-8-1

21.1

Aparajith to Head, 1 leg bye, spins in and strikes the pad bit high, loud appeal turned down.

21.2

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, full toss driven down the ground to long on.

21.3

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet well and drives down the ground to long on.

21.4

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, moves back and turns it forward of square leg for a single.

21.5

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, once again uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

21.6

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, moves back to a short delivery and mistimes the pull to the onside.

End of over 22 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 75/4
WG Bosisto    10* (36b)      B Aparajith    4-0-12-1
TM Head    22* (34b 4x4)      Harmeet Singh    2-1-1-0

22.1

Harmeet Singh to Head, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

22.2

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, tosses it up and Bosisto pushes to the off side.

22.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, quicker delivery and Bosisto plays to the onside.

22.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, too short outside the off stump, mistimes the cut to cover.

22.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and plays square of the wicket on the off side.

22.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, lovely delivery outside the off stump, Bosisto lets it go, that was close to the edge of the bat.

End of over 23 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 76/4
WG Bosisto    10* (41b)      Harmeet Singh    3-1-2-0
TM Head    23* (35b 4x4)      B Aparajith    4-0-12-1

23.1

Aparajith to Head, no run, extra bounce as Head cuts and and gets beaten.

23.2

Aparajith to Head, no run, defends to the onside.

23.3

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, cuts it forward of point for a single.

23.4

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, defends to the onside.

23.5

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

23.6

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

End of over 24 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 79/4
TM Head    25* (39b 4x4)      B Aparajith    5-0-15-1
WG Bosisto    11* (43b)      Harmeet Singh    3-1-2-0

24.1

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, bowls it slower in the air, played to the onside.

24.2

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, uses his feet and looking to drive but then changes his mind and defends.

24.3

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, moves back and works to the onside to mid wicket.

24.4

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, uses his feet and turns it to the onside.

24.5

Harmeet Singh to Head, 1 run, moves back and turns it forward of square leg.

24.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and pushes to the off side, fielded by Harmeet.

End of over 25 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 80/4
WG Bosisto    11* (44b)      Harmeet Singh    4-1-3-0
TM Head    26* (44b 4x4)      B Aparajith    5-0-15-1

25.1

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, moves back and cuts to the sweeper cover.

25.2

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, turns it through mid wicket and picks up a single.

25.3

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

25.4

Aparajith to Head, FOUR, sweeps well to the backward square leg fence for a boundary.

25.5

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

25.6

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, turned through mid wicket and picks up a single.

End of over 26 (8 runs) Australia Under-19s 88/4
WG Bosisto    13* (46b)      B Aparajith    6-0-23-1
TM Head    32* (48b 5x4)      Harmeet Singh    4-1-3-0

26.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 2 runs, sweeps from way outside the off stump to deep backward square leg.

26.2

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, quicker from Harmeet, pushes to the off side.

26.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, lovely delivery tossed up, pitches and turns away, Bosisto opens the face off the bat and plays to short third man.

26.4

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, uses his feet and turns to the onside to mid wicket.

26.5

Harmeet Singh to Head, no run, Chops it into the ground to the off side, Nath does well diving to his left.

26.6

Harmeet Singh to Head, 1 run, drops it short and Head pulls to deep square leg.

End of over 27 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 92/4
TM Head    33* (51b 5x4)      Harmeet Singh    5-1-7-0
WG Bosisto    16* (49b)      B Aparajith    6-0-23-1

27.1

Aparajith to Head, no run, defended square of the wicket on the off side.

27.2

Aparajith to Head, 1 run, uses his feet and drives down the ground to long on.

27.3

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, looking to turn it to the onside, misses it and hits high on the pad.

27.4

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

27.5

Aparajith to Head, 2 runs, moves back and cuts hard to the sweeper cover, good running.

27.6

Aparajith to Head, no run, moves back and punches to the onside.

End of over 28 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 96/4
TM Head    36* (55b 5x4)      B Aparajith    7-0-27-1
WG Bosisto    17* (51b)      Harmeet Singh    5-1-7-0

Change of bowling, Ravikant Singh is back.

28.1

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 2 runs, tucks it off his hips to deep backward square leg.

28.2

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, cut hard into the ground behind point., width offered but not put away.

28.3

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, taps it to cover and takes off for a quick single.

28.4

Ravikant Singh to Head, 1 run, cuts it well behind point and picks up a single, brings up the 100 for Australia.

28.5

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 2 runs, moves back and turns it long leg.

28.6

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, turns it behind square leg to the deep and picks up a single.

End of over 29 (7 runs) Australia Under-19s 103/4
WG Bosisto    23* (56b)      Ravikant Singh    6-0-25-1
TM Head    37* (56b 5x4)      B Aparajith    7-0-27-1

29.1

Aparajith to Bosisto, OUT, cuts hard behind point and Head takes off for a single from the non-strikers end, sent back by Bosisto, Harmeet moves quickly to his left and picks up the ball and throws it to Aparajith, who runs out Head, who is absoloutely furious.

TM Head run out 37 (75m 56b 5x4 0x6) SR: 66.07

29.2

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

29.3

Aparajith to Turner, no run, pushes to the off side.

29.4

Aparajith to Turner, no run, driven back down the track.

29.5

Aparajith to Turner, no run, cut behind point.

29.6

Aparajith to Turner, 1 run, works to the onside to mid wicket.

End of over 30 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 105/5
AJ Turner    1* (4b)      B Aparajith    8-0-29-1
WG Bosisto    24* (58b)      Ravikant Singh    6-0-25-1

30.1

Ravikant Singh to Turner, no run, lovely delivery and excellent line, pushes at it and gets beaten.

30.2

Ravikant Singh to Turner, 1 run, edges and drops short of first slip.

30.3

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, comes forward and plays behind the wicket on the off side.

30.4

Ravikant Singh to Turner, no run, pushes to the off side to mid-off.

30.5

Ravikant Singh to Turner, no run, good ball short of a length, left alone.

30.6

Ravikant Singh to Turner, no run, good length delivery defended to mid-off.

End of over 31 (2 runs) Australia Under-19s 107/5
AJ Turner    2* (9b)      Ravikant Singh    7-0-27-1
WG Bosisto    25* (59b)      B Aparajith    8-0-29-1

31.1

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, moves back and plays it back down the track.

31.2

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, turns it through mid wicket and picks up a single.

31.3

Aparajith to Turner, no run, quicker and straighter outside the off stump, left alone.

31.4

Aparajith to Turner, no run, cuts and gets the edge and Smit drops it. A tough chance.

31.5

Aparajith to Turner, no run, played to the onside.

31.6

Aparajith to Turner, no run, moves back and forces to the off side.

End of over 32 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 108/5
AJ Turner    2* (13b)      B Aparajith    9-0-30-1
WG Bosisto    26* (61b)      Ravikant Singh    7-0-27-1

Passi is back

32.1

Passi to Bosisto, no run, yorker length squeezed out to the off side.

32.2

Passi to Bosisto, no run, driven firmly to mid-off and Ravikant does well diving to his right.

32.3

Passi to Bosisto, no run, mistimes the drive to mid-on.

32.4

Passi to Bosisto, 1 run, chops it into the ground to third man.

32.5

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

32.6

Passi to Turner, no run, good length delivery defended to the off side.

Match State: Drinks

End of over 33 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 109/5
AJ Turner    2* (15b)      K Passi    7-0-32-0
WG Bosisto    27* (65b)      B Aparajith    9-0-30-1

33.1

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, flighted ball on the middle and leg, Bosisto pushes it to midwicket

33.2

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, punches it to mid-on

33.3

Aparajith to Bosisto, no run, drags it back to the bowler

33.4

Aparajith to Bosisto, 1 run, comes forward and pushes it to mid-on for a single

33.5

Aparajith to Turner, no run, comes forward and drives it to cover

33.6

Aparajith to Turner, no run, flighted ball outside the off stump. Left alone by Turner

Aparajith finishes a good spell of bowling, 10 overs for 31 runs and a wicket.

End of over 34 (1 run) Australia Under-19s 110/5
AJ Turner    2* (17b)      B Aparajith    10-0-31-1
WG Bosisto    28* (69b)      K Passi    7-0-32-0

34.1

Passi to Bosisto, no run, short down the leg side, goes for the hook and misses it.

34.2

Passi to Bosisto, FOUR, short once again, this time Bosisto pulls it well past the mid wicket fielder to the fence.

34.3

Passi to Bosisto, 1 run, cut hard to the sweeper cover.

Two slips in place, a first slip and a wide slip.

34.4

Passi to Turner, no run, driven to the off side.

34.5

Passi to Turner, FOUR, uses his feet and drives past mid-on to the fence.

34.6

Passi to Turner, no run, chops it hard into the ground to the off side.

End of over 35 (9 runs) Australia Under-19s 119/5
AJ Turner    6* (20b 1x4)      K Passi    8-0-41-0
WG Bosisto    33* (72b 1x4)      B Aparajith    10-0-31-1

Batting powerplay. Harmeet comes back on.

35.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, defended to the onside, Harmeet moves across to field.

35.2

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 2 runs, sweeps it down to fine leg and picks up couple of runs.

35.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and looking to turn it to the onside, gets a leading edge.

35.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, driven past the bowler to long on.

35.5

Harmeet Singh to Turner, no run, good tight stuff from Harmeet, Turner is forced to defend.

35.6

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, moves back and mistimes the shot down the ground to long off.

End of over 36 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 123/5
AJ Turner    7* (22b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    6-1-11-0
WG Bosisto    36* (76b 1x4)      K Passi    8-0-41-0

Sandeep Sharma is back.

36.1

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, FOUR, lovely timing from Turner, it was short and wide from Sandeep, Turner opens the face off the bat and plays to the backward point fence.

36.2

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 1 run, pushes to the onside to mid-on for a single.

36.3

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, turns it to the onside to short fine leg and Harmeet does well to save few runs.

36.4

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, no run, makes room and Sandeep Sharma bowls a slower delivery, played straight to the fielder at extra cover.

36.5

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 2 runs, keeps it full and once again Turner makes room gets it in the gap past extra cover.

36.6

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, FOUR, hit hard through extra cover and no stopping that., the powerplay is on.

End of over 37 (12 runs) Australia Under-19s 135/5
AJ Turner    18* (27b 3x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    6-2-20-2
WG Bosisto    37* (77b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    6-1-11-0

37.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and plays to the onside.

37.2

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and looking to work it through the onside, gets a leading edge.

37.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, once again gets a leading edge.

37.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, drops it to the onside and picks up a quick single.

37.5

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, quicker delivery, Turner gets it past short fine leg fielder.

37.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, works it through square leg for a single.

End of over 38 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 138/5
WG Bosisto    39* (82b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    7-1-14-0
AJ Turner    19* (28b 3x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    6-2-20-2

38.1

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, slower delivery outside the off stump, plays square of the wicket on the off side.

38.2

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, no run, keeps it fuller outside the off stump as Turner made room to play.

38.3

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 2 runs, driven along the ground to sweeper cover.

38.4

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 1 run, makes room and a low full toss played to the sweeper on the off side.

38.5

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, short of a length delivery and Bosisto pulls and gets an inside edge onto his pads and to the off side.

38.6

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 1 run, makes room and once again Sandeep keeps it full, squeezed out to the off side.

End of over 39 (6 runs) Australia Under-19s 144/5
AJ Turner    23* (32b 3x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    7-2-26-2
WG Bosisto    41* (84b 1x4)      Harmeet Singh    7-1-14-0

39.1

Harmeet Singh to Turner, no run, moves back and cuts to extra cover.

39.2

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, turned behind square leg for a single.

39.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and looking to work it through the onside, gets a leading edge and lobs up in the air and drops short of Harmeet, who dives forward.

39.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, FOUR, too short from Harmeet, cut hard to the cover fence for a boundary.

39.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, swept to short fine leg.

39.6

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, forces down the ground to long off.

32 runs from the batting powerplay.

End of over 40 (7 runs) Australia Under-19s 151/5
AJ Turner    25* (35b 3x4)      Harmeet Singh    8-1-21-0
WG Bosisto    46* (87b 2x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    7-2-26-2

Passi is back on.

40.1

Passi to Turner, no run, slower delivery driven to the onside to mid wicket.

40.2

Passi to Turner, 1 run, pushes down the ground to long on.

40.3

Passi to Bosisto, no run, mistimes the drive behind point.

40.4

Passi to Bosisto, 1 run, full delivery driven down the ground to long off, brings up the 50 run partnership.

40.5

Passi to Turner, 1 run, cut hard to deep point.

40.6

Passi to Bosisto, no run, punches to the off side.

End of over 41 (3 runs) Australia Under-19s 154/5
WG Bosisto    47* (90b 2x4)      K Passi    9-0-44-0
AJ Turner    27* (38b 3x4)      Harmeet Singh    8-1-21-0

Unmukt Chand comes on with his off breaks.

41.1

Chand to Turner, 1 run, driven hard to extra cover and Harmeet misfields.

41.2

Chand to Bosisto, 1 bye, way outside the off stump and Bosisto misses the sweep, they get a bye.

41.3

Chand to Turner, 1 run, swings it in the air to deep mid wicket.

41.4

Chand to Bosisto, 1 run, driven down the ground to long on.

41.5

Chand to Turner, 1 run, cuts along the ground to deep point.

41.6

Chand to Bosisto, 1 run, sweeps to deep square leg, the fielder in quickly prevents the second run.

End of over 42 (6 runs) Australia Under-19s 160/5
WG Bosisto    49* (93b 2x4)      UBT Chand    1-0-5-0
AJ Turner    30* (41b 3x4)      K Passi    9-0-44-0

Harmeet switches ends.

42.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, comes forward and pushes to the onside and gets to his 50, well played.

42.2

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, sweeps along the ground to deep square leg.

42.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, no run, comes forward and cuts behind point.

42.4

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, FOUR, sweeps in the air behind square leg and Nath gets his finger tips, was a tough chance.

42.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, cut hard to the sweeper cover for a single.

42.6

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, moves back and cuts once again to the sweeper cover.

End of over 43 (8 runs) Australia Under-19s 168/5
AJ Turner    32* (43b 3x4)      Harmeet Singh    9-1-29-0
WG Bosisto    55* (97b 3x4)      UBT Chand    1-0-5-0

43.1

Chand to Turner, 1 run, sweeps to long leg and picks up a single.

43.2

Chand to Bosisto, FOUR, sweeps once again, does it well this time, splits the two fielders in the deep.

43.3

Chand to Bosisto, no run, too short and cut hard to the off side, not put away.

43.4

Chand to Bosisto, 1 run, sweeps along the ground to deep square leg.

43.5

Chand to Turner, 1 run, cuts to the sweeper cover for a single.

43.6

Chand to Bosisto, 1 run, plays down the ground to long off.

End of over 44 (8 runs) Australia Under-19s 176/5
WG Bosisto    61* (101b 4x4)      UBT Chand    2-0-13-0
AJ Turner    34* (45b 3x4)      Harmeet Singh    9-1-29-0

44.1

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, comes forward and plays square of the wicket on the off side.

44.2

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, sweeps in the air behind square leg.

44.3

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, cuts hard to the sweeper cover.

44.4

Harmeet Singh to Turner, 1 run, cuts to deep point for a single.

44.5

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 2 runs, delicate cut past the short third man.

44.6

Harmeet Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, pushes to the onside and picks up a tight single, the fielder misses the stumps.

End of over 45 (7 runs) Australia Under-19s 183/5
WG Bosisto    66* (105b 4x4)      Harmeet Singh    10-1-36-0
AJ Turner    36* (47b 3x4)      UBT Chand    2-0-13-0

Sandeep Sharma is back.

45.1

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run

45.2

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, 1 run

45.3

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, FOUR, drives through cover and picks up a boundary.

45.4

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, nudges off his pads towards mid wicket and picks up a single.

45.5

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, SIX, hits it high over the mid wicket fence for a six.

45.6

Sandeep Sharma to Turner, OUT, makes room and hits in the air to Unmukt Chand, who takes the catch.

AJ Turner c Chand b Sandeep Sharma 43 (63m 50b 3x4 1x6) SR: 86.00

End of over 46 (13 runs) Australia Under-19s 196/6
     Sandeep Sharma (1)    8-2-39-3
WG Bosisto    72* (108b 5x4)      Harmeet Singh    10-1-36-0

Gregory is the new man in. Ravikant Singh is back.

46.1

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, keeps it full outside the off stump, driven along the ground to the sweeper.

46.2

Ravikant Singh to Gregory, 2 runs, plays square of the wicket on the off side and takes off for a single, shy at the stumps, misses, and the backing up is not good, an overthrow.

46.3

Ravikant Singh to Gregory, no run, good tight delivery this time, defended to the off side.

46.4

Ravikant Singh to Gregory, 1 run, plays it down to third man and picks up a single, 200 comes up for Australia.

46.5

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, no run, mistimes the drive to the off side to extra cover.

46.6

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, low full toss driven down the ground to long on.

End of over 47 (5 runs) Australia Under-19s 201/6
WG Bosisto    74* (111b 5x4)      Ravikant Singh    8-0-32-1
AJ Gregory    3* (3b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    8-2-39-3

47.1

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, slower delivery turned to the onside to mid wicket for a single.

47.2

Sandeep Sharma to Gregory, 1 run, hits in the air down the ground and on the bounce to long off.

47.3

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, low full toss driven down the ground to long off.

47.4

Sandeep Sharma to Gregory, OUT, mishits it very high in the air and three players converging behind the bowler and outside the cricle, Nath calls for it and takes a very good catch.

AJ Gregory c Nath b Sandeep Sharma 4 (7m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 80.00

47.5

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, pushes to mid-on for a single.

47.6

Sandeep Sharma to Paris, no run, plays behind the wicket on the off side.

End of over 48 (4 runs) Australia Under-19s 205/7
JS Paris    0* (1b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    9-2-43-4
WG Bosisto    77* (114b 5x4)      Ravikant Singh    8-0-32-1

48.1

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, OUT, keeps it full and driven down the ground to long on, Paris comes back for the second, he is a long way off, Vihari picks up the ball throws it to the bowler, who runs out Paris.

JS Paris run out 0 (3m 1b 0x4 0x6) SR: 0.00

48.2

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, swats it down the ground to long on.

48.3

Ravikant Singh to Sandhu, 1 run, steers it down to third man for a single.

48.4

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, 1 run, keeps it full and driven down the ground to long on and this time they don't take the second.

48.5

Ravikant Singh to Sandhu, 1 run, digs it out to the off side to extra cover and the fielder fumbles, otherwise that was close.

48.6

Ravikant Singh to Bosisto, FOUR, keeps it full and Bosisto looking for the runs, gets the edge past the stumps and the keeper to the fine leg fence for a boundary.

End of over 49 (9 runs) Australia Under-19s 214/8
WG Bosisto    84* (118b 6x4)      Ravikant Singh    9-0-41-1
GS Sandhu    2* (2b)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    9-2-43-4

49.1

Sandeep Sharma to Sandhu, 1 run, dabs it down to third man for a single.

49.2

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 1 run, keeps it full outside the off stump, driven down the ground to long on.

49.3

Sandeep Sharma to Sandhu, FOUR, driven firmly down the ground to wide long off, a desperate dive, the fielder gets a hand to it, goes to the fence.

49.4

Sandeep Sharma to Sandhu, 2 runs, dabs it down the ground to third man, coming back for the second.

49.5

Sandeep Sharma to Sandhu, 1 run, plays behind the wicket on the off side and picks up a single.

49.6

Sandeep Sharma to Bosisto, 2 runs, hits it down the ground to long on and coming back for the second and completes it.

Innings Break: Australia have done well to finish on 225 after they were 4 down for 38. Excellent knock from Bosisto, standing ovation for him. Fine knock from Head and some wonderful hitting from Turner. For India Sandeep Sharma picking 4 wickets. The spinners in Aparajith and Harmeet also bowled well. This is a good score in a final, can India get it, we will find out after the break, do join us then.

End of over 50 (11 runs) Australia Under-19s 225/8
WG Bosisto    87* (120b 6x4)      Sandeep Sharma (1)    10-2-54-4
GS Sandhu    10* (6b 1x4)      Ravikant Singh    9-0-41-1
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Kamal Passi celebrates the win with some Indian fans, Australia v India, ICC U-19 World Cup, final, Townsville, August 26, 2012

Kamal Passi celebrates the win with some Indian fans

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A good Sunday crowd for the World Cup final, Australia v India, ICC U-19 World Cup, final, Townsville, August 26, 2012

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