Times of India – NEW DELHI: Riding on a record 180-run opening stand between Indian skipper Prithvi Shaw and fellow opener Manjot Kalra , India went on to post 328 for the loss of seven wickets in the opening match of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 against Australia on Sunday at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

Summary

  • NEW DELHI: Riding on a record 180-run opening stand between Indian skipper Prithvi Shaw and fellow opener Manjot Kalra , India went on to post 328 for the loss of seven wickets in the opening match of the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2018 against Australia on Sunday at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.
  • India went past 100-run mark in the 18th over, with Kalra once again taking two boundaries in one over bowled by legspinner Llyod Pope.
  • Shaw was the first to reach his fifty off 55 deliveries while Kalra got to the milestone in 60 deliveries.Shaw and Kalra maintained the run-rate in the middle overs setting up a perfect platform for the middle-order.
  • Even though India lost five wickets in the last 10 overs, then managed to take 105 runs.For Australia, pacer Jack Edwards returned figures of 9-0-65-4.
  • Brief Scores: India 328/7 (Prithvi Shaw 94, Manjot Kalra 86, Shubham Gill 63; Jack Edwards 4/65) vs Australia


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