Pakistan U19 vs South Africa U19 2nd Quarter Final
Pakistan U19 vs South Africa U19 2nd Quarter Final Highlights: Pakistan made a sad start to the tournament after losing their first match against the neighbors. Afghanistan by five wickets and they also lose their hopes of qualifying for the Super League Quarter-Finals. But they never give up they come back and come back strongly against Ireland though smashing their opponents for 97 and then thrashing their opponents chase that target in just 8.5 overs to boost their run rate. And then Pakistan win three-wicket victory against Sri Lanka after a thrilling contest and holds the top position in Group D.
Pakistan U19 vs South Africa U19 2nd Quarter Final Highlights: South Africa is also playing good cricket in their group their thumping victory over Kenya they racked up for 341/7. Then 76 run victory against the defending champions West Indies took South Africa In the top of the table. But they were comfortably beaten by the Black Caps failing to a 71 run defeat and holds the second position in their Group A.
Pakistan U19 vs South Africa U19 2nd Quarter Final Highlights: The competition between both sides are very tough, both the sides are playing very well throughout the tournament. In the second Quarter Final Pakistan defeated South Africa by three wickets and qualify for the Under-19 World Cup Semi-Finals. Today Pakistan played a better cricket then South Africa. South Africa batted first they scored 189-9 in their 50 overs. Pakistan chased down the target in 47.5 overs with three wickets in hand.
Second Quarter-Final Prediction:
Toss is always depended on luck factor, and the luck is with Pakistan side they won the toss and also the match. Pakistan U19 have won the toss and elected to bowl first.
- Match: ICC Under 19 World Cup Pakistan vs South Africa Quarter-Final 2
- Date: 24 January 2018 Wednesday
- Time: 09:30 AM GMT
- Stadium: Hagley Oval
- City: Christchurch
- Umpires: C. K. Nandan (Ind), Paul Wilson (Aus)
- Third Umpire: Tim Robinson (Eng)
- Match Referee: David Jukes (Eng)
- Results: Pakistan won by 3 wickets
Pakistan Playing XI:
Hasan Khan (c), Muhammad Zaid Alam, Rohail Nazir (wk), Ammad Alam, Ali Zaryab, Mohammad Taha, Saad Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Muhammad Musa, Suleman Shafqat, Arshad Iqbal.
Mohammad Ali Khan, Munir Riaz, Imran Shah, Muhammad Mohsin Khan,
South Africa Playing XI:
Raynard van Tonder (c), Jiveshan Pillay, Matthew Breetzke, Hermann Rolfes, Wandile Makwetu (wk), Jean du Plessis, Jason Niemand, Jade de Klerk, Gerald Coetzee, Akhona Mnyaka, Kgaudise Molefe.
Thando Ntini, Fraser Jones, Kenan Smith, Andile Mokgakane.
First Inning Summary:
South Africa batted first, openers are failed in the first ten overs Shaheen Afridi removed both openers, they bowled extremely well. The first wicket goes down in sixth over 21-1 Matthew Breetzke gone. After that, the second opener Jiveshan Pillay also lose their wicket Shaheen Shah clean bowled him. At that stage, South Africa was in deep trouble the loss their two wickets on just 30 runs. Then the skipper Raynard van Tonder and Hermann Rolfes take the charge against the openers. But they also cant survive against the Pakistan bowling attack, in 13 over. The skipper gone bowled by Muhammad Musa a good catch taken by Hassan Khan South Africa were 36-3 in 12.1 overs.
After that Hermann Rolfes also cant do nothing and he gifts their wicket to Muhammad Musa who bowled brilliantly. Then wicketkeeper-batsman Wandile Makwetu comes out. He played responsible innings for their side, Jean du Plessis helps him to move the scorecard. The build up a partnership together of 59 runs then Jean du Plessis loss their wicket bowled by Hassan Khan. He scored 21 runs on 44 balls, on the other hand, Wandile Makwetu continues their innings with Jason Niemand, South Africa was 135-6 when Wandile Makwetu lose their wicket. Niemand continues till the end but he falls down on 49 over. South Africa set the target of 189-9 in their 50 overs.
Second Inning Summary:
Pakistan needs 190 runs to win that match. Pakistan openers are also starting poor, with just 19 runs Muhammad Zaid Alam gone courtesy by Gerald Coetzee. He scored 15 runs on 9 balls, Pakistan started slowly in the chase losing their top three batsmen on just 63 runs in 15.1 overs. Ali Zaryab batting at no 4 they tried to build up a partnership but could put together more than 32 runs with the skipper Hassan Khan. Pakistan was five down after 26 overs. They just need 79 more runs with a required rate just over 3 runs per over.
Zaryab and Saad Khan played sensible cricket they kept the score ticking singles and doubles Zaryab soon complete his half-century the second straight half-century by him. Ali Zaryab 74 not out took Pakistan into the world cup Semi-Finals. Pakistan chases down that target in 47.5 overs with three wickets in hand.
Man Of The Match:
Ali Zaryab scored an unbeaten 74 off 111 balls.