Final, Kuala Lumpur, July 01, 2012, Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup
(50 ov, T:283) 282/8

Match tied

Player Of The Match
121 (150)
Player Of The Series
Sami Aslam, PAK19
461 runs
Match centre 
Scores: Binoy George
Comms: Shahriar Khan
Scorecard summary
Pakistan Under-19s 282/9(50 overs)
Sami Aslam 134 (124)
Umar Waheed 48 (58)
Roosh Kalaria5/37 (10)
Baba Aparajith1/49 (10)
India Under-19s 282/8(50 overs)
Mohammad Nawaz3/45 (10)
Ehsan Adil3/68 (10)
end of over 506 runs • 2 wickets
IND19: 282/8CRR: 5.64 
Mohsin Sayyed0 (0)
Ehsan Adil 10-0-68-3
Azizullah 9-1-56-0

Already a lot of questions coming in about the trophy, I can confirm its going to be shared by the teams.

The presentation's about to start. The crowd seem to have all stayed on!

If I can anticipate how things are going to go, with a shared trophy there's also going to be a shared Man of the Match for this ACC U-19 Asia Cup Final between India and Pakistan.

And indeed Match Referee Rumesh Ratnayake of the ACC and Sri Lanka has chosen Unmukt Chand of India and Sami Aslam of Pakistan as his joint Men of the Match.

Sami Aslam is given the Batsman of the Tournament award

Sri Lanka's Tharindu Kaushal is awarded Bowler of the Tournament

And it's a huge golden trophy that Unmukt Chand and Babar Azam are handed, to loud cheers from the 2000 or so fans at the Kinrara Oval in Malaysia.

Both captains thank their supporters and their team-mates for taking them so far as we do to you for being with us these past nine days of this ACC U-19 Asia Cup. It has ended with India and Pakistan contesting another thriller, with their Final ending in a tie.

Coaches of both sides are coming up with a grin to tell me "cricket's the winner", and yes, it has been. Let's hope these players go on to represent their countries and the sport we all love with honour, creating more vivid memories for us to share.

Both teams move on to Australia where they join 14 others in the ICC U/19 World Cup in August. See you then.

Ehsan Adil to Kalaria, OUT

Phenomenal! Middled again but chipped rather than driven and mid-off at first backing away, finds the ball coming to him and he just turns to take the gentle offering. Kalaria slams his pads with his bat and the crowd of 2000 are ecstatic/relieved/disappointed all in turn - India turned victory into a tie and Pakistan turned a loss into a tie. "Interesting" yes, incredible even more so!

Roosh Kalaria c Zia-ul-Haq b Ehsan Adil 6 (13m 5b 1x4 0x6) SR: 120

Scores level, last ball again!

Ehsan Adil to Kalaria, FOUR runs

slammed through the off-side!

Ehsan Adil to Chand, OUT

OK, this is getting silly now. How much more "interesting" can it be? Chand hits a short ball, comes off the middle of the bat, almost too well, and to the cover-boundary fielder!

Unmukt Chand c Azizullah b Ehsan Adil 121 (199m 150b 11x4 0x6) SR: 80.66
Ehsan Adil to Kalaria, 1 run

driven to long-on, could have been two but Chand sends Kalaria back to be on strike next ball

Ehsan Adil to Chand, 1 run

right in the blockhole, super delivery, Chand digs it out crouching, and takes the run

Ehsan Adil to Chand, no run

wide of off and plays and misses

"Another thriller made possible by India" says Binoy with a smile

end of over 497 runs
IND19: 276/6CRR: 5.63 RRR: 7.00
Roosh Kalaria1 (2)
Unmukt Chand120 (147)
Azizullah 9-1-56-0
Ehsan Adil 9-0-62-1
Azizullah to Kalaria, no run

attempted pull, misses, Chand on strike at the start of the final over

Azizullah to Chand, 1 run

driven to long-off

Azizullah to Chand, FOUR runs

POP! Sound like a magnum of champagne being uncorked, driven hard off the front foot and lands inches short of the long-off rope

Azizullah to Chand, no run

chasing a wide one, misses

Azizullah to Kalaria, 1 run

Lofts a drive to long-off, bounces ten feet in front of the fielder

Rush Kalaria 5-37 earlier in the day on strike now

Azizullah to Chand, 1 run

Short, outside off, slashed to third man

end of over 4810 runs • 1 wicket
IND19: 269/6CRR: 5.60 RRR: 7.00
Unmukt Chand114 (143)
Roosh Kalaria0 (0)
Ehsan Adil 9-0-62-1
Mohammad Nawaz 10-0-45-3
Ehsan Adil to Chand, 1 run

scurries through, most keen to retain the strike. Tight run

Binoy George says "Indian batsmen looking for big shots

when not required." How right you are, Binoy

Ehsan Adil to Patel, OUT

incredible shot selection! Comes down the wicket half a stride to slash at a short ball, slices away to long-off, runs in and though Pakistan haven't made any catch look easy, they've clung on

Smit Patel c Zia-ul-Haq b Ehsan Adil 2 (9m 5b 0x4 0x6) SR: 40
Ehsan Adil to Patel, no run

flashes at a length ball and is beaten on the inside edge, bit of movement in the air

Ehsan Adil to Patel, 1 wide

wide outside off, only consolation for the bowler (if he was clutching) - there was away swing.

Ehsan Adil to Chand, 1 run

free hit is struck to the cover sweeper

Ehsan Adil to Chand, (no ball) 2 runs

over-stepping, and hears the call to try and attack this one too, hit over the bowler's head

Ehsan Adil to Chand, no run

good save by mid-off

Ehsan Adil to Chand, FOUR runs

pitched up, and hit with power, inside-out drive to wide long-off

Match details
Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
TossIndia Under-19s, elected to field first
Player Of The Match
India U19
Unmukt Chand
Pakistan U19
Sami Aslam
Player Of The Series
Pakistan U19
Sami Aslam
Batsman of The Series
Pakistan U19
Sami Aslam
Bowler of The Series
S'Lanka U19
Tharindu Kaushal
Series result2012 Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup shared
Match numberYODI no. 817
Hours of play (local time)10.00 start, First Session 10.00-13.10 Interval 13.10-13.50, Second Session 13.50-17.00
Match days1 July 2012 - day (50-over match)
Sri Lanka
Raveendra Wimalasiri
Sarika Prasad
Reserve Umpire
Viswanadan Kalidas
Match Referee
Sri Lanka
Rumesh Ratnayake
India U19 Innings
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Asian Cricket Council Under-19s Asia Cup
Group A
Group B