IND u19 vs Nepal u19 scorecard: In a riveting clash during the ICC Under 19 World Cup 2024, India U19 faced off against Nepal U19 in the 33rd match of the Super Six, Group 1 stage. The stage was set, the players were ready, and cricket enthusiasts eagerly awaited a display of youthful talent on the field.
IND u19 vs Nepal u19 Squads
India u19 playing 11: Adarsh Singh, Arshin Kulkarni, Musheer Khan, Uday Saharan (c), Priyanshu Moliya, Sachin Dhas, Aravelly Avanish (wk), Murugan Abhishek, Raj Limbani, Saumy Pandey, Aaradhya Shukla
Bench: Naman Tiwari, Ansh Gosai, Dhanush Gowda, Rudra Patel, Prem Devkar, Mohamed Amaan, Innesh Mahajan
India u19 playing 11: Arjun Kumal, Deepak Bohara, Uttam Thapa Magar (wk), Dev Khanal (c), Bishal Bikram KC, Deepak Dumre, Gulsan Jha, Dipesh Kandel, Subash Bhandari, Aakash Chand, Durgesh Gupta
Bench: Bipin Rawal, Aakash Tripathi, Tilak Bhandari, Hemant Dhami, Dipak Bohara
IND u19 vs Nepal u19 Scorecard
Opting to bat after winning the toss, Team India set a formidable target for Nepal by posting an impressive total of 297 runs for the loss of 5 wickets in their allotted 50 overs. The standout performer for India was Sachin Dhas, who exhibited sheer class and skill on his way to the highest individual score of the match – a magnificent 116 runs, studded with 11 fours and 3 sixes. Captain Uday Saharan joined the century club, contributing significantly to the team’s total.
Nepal’s bowlers, led by Gulsan Jha with 3 wickets and Aakash Chand with 1 wicket, tried to contain the Indian batsmen, but the relentless onslaught from Sachin Dhas and company propelled India to a commanding position at the halfway mark.
As Nepal embarked on their chase, the cautious start indicated a strategy of careful and steady play. However, the Indian bowlers had other plans, disrupting Nepal’s rhythm and steadily picking up wickets. Despite a valiant effort from Captain Dev Khanal, who top-scored with 33 runs, Nepal U19 could only manage to score 165 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in their 50 overs.
The Indian bowling unit once again showcased their prowess, with Saumy Pandey leading the charge by claiming 4 crucial wickets, while Arshin Kulkarni chipped in with 2 wickets. The disciplined and clinical performance from the Indian bowlers restricted Nepal from mounting a serious challenge.
In the end, India emerged victorious by a convincing margin of 132 runs, a testament to their dominance in both batting and bowling departments. Sachin Dhas, the architect of India’s formidable total, rightfully earned the title of Player of the Match for his exceptional century and match-defining performance.
As the ICC Under 19 World Cup progresses, India U19’s display of talent and teamwork becomes a source of pride for cricket enthusiasts across the nation. The young guns are not only honing their skills but also embodying the spirit of the game with enthusiasm and sportsmanship.
For Nepal U19, this match serves as a valuable learning experience, and the team will undoubtedly regroup, analyze their performance, and prepare for the challenges that lie ahead in the tournament.
The clash between India U19 and Nepal U19 was not just a cricket match; it was a showcase of emerging talent, a testament to the bright future of cricket, and a celebration of the indomitable spirit that defines the ICC Under 19 World Cup. As the tournament unfolds, fans can eagerly anticipate more thrilling encounters and outstanding performances from these young cricketing prodigies.