Pakistan Under-19s 279 for 9 (Aslam 95, Imam-ul-Haq 82, Ghulam 52, Binura 4-56) kick Sri Lanka Under-19s 158 (Priyamal 68, Samarawickrama 51) by 121 runs
In-form openers Sami Aslam and Imam-ul-Haq continued to raise adult a runs to assistance Pakistan Under-19s vanquish Sri Lanka Under-19s in a quarter-finals in Sharjah. The span put on 177, a second-highest partnership in a tournament, to set a bottom for a sum that valid good out of Sri Lanka’s reach.
Both Imam and Aslam elite to bide their time, though finished their innings with strike-rates in a late 70s. No. 3 Kamram Ghulam beaten 52 off 44 balls to pull Pakistan to 279. Imam’s 82 done him a tournament’s top run-getter, and captain Aslam’s 95 put him third on a charts.
Pakistan mislaid 6 wickets in a final 23 deliveries of a innings, though that didn’t forestall them from adding 32 in that stretch. For Sri Lanka, left-arm discerning Binura Fernando went during over 6 an over, though struck 4 times to go to second on a list of a tournament’s top wicket-takers.
While Sri Lanka took 37 overs to get their initial breakthrough, Pakistan got theirs in a initial round itself when opener Hashan Dumindu was bowled by Zia-ul-Haq. The follow went badly shortly after, as dual run-outs left Sri Lanka during 44 for 3.
Opener Sadeera Samarawickrama and Priyamal Perera kept Sri Lanka in a diversion with half-centuries, though a exclusion of Samarawickrama in a 24th over sparked a collapse. None of a final 6 batsmen got into double total as Sri Lanka went from 103 for 3 to 158 all out. The wickets were common around, with 4 bowlers holding dual any as Pakistan cruised into a semi-finals, environment adult a strife with England on Monday.
“We’ve been personification here in a UAE for utterly some time,” Aslam pronounced after a victory. “We played here for about dual months before entrance to a U19 Cricket World Cup, so we consider we are really gentle with a conditions, and we are gaining certainty during a right time.
“We’ve won this compare by a good margin, that will be good going into a semi-finals. We have played opposite England a lot, so we know any other utterly well. It’s going to be an sparkling match.”