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Pakistan win Under-19 World Cup

March 05, 2004 21:21 IST
Last Updated: March 06, 2004 10:38 IST


Pakistan won the under-19 World Cup, beating the West Indies by 25 runs in the final in Dhaka, Bangladesh, on Friday.

Replying to Pakistan's total of 230 for 9, the West Indies were bowled out for 205 with 11 balls remaining in the match. They lost six wickets for 61 runs, the last four for a mere eight.

Openers Xavier Marshall and Tishan Maraj put on 69 runs but their dismissals triggered off a slide in the West Indies innings.

A half-century partnership between Jonathan Augustus and Dinesh Ramdin saw the West Indies claw back before a spate of run-outs tilted the match in Pakistan's favour.

Asif Iqbal hit the only half-century of the final while spinners Tariq Mahmood - a Muthiah Muralitharan clone -- and Jahangir Mirza spun the Windies out.

Earlier in the day, Asif Iqbal and Salman Qadir repaired the Pakistan innings, after they were tottering at 81 for 4, with a 97-run partnership.

Pakistan U-19:
K Latif st Ramdin b Bachan 20
A Zaheer b Bachan 33
J Mirza c Ramdin b Khan 11
T Mahmood st Ramdin b Bachan 10
A Iqbal run out (Bachan) 54
S Qadir c Matthew b Sebastien 42
F Alam c Augustus b Rampaul 10
Z Haider not out 23
R Afridi b Matthew 1
M Amjad c Ramdin b Matthew 9
A Imran not out 5

Extras (b:0, lb:3, w:6, nb:3) 12

Total (for 9 wickets in 50 overs) 230

Fall of wickets: 1-53, 2-58, 3-79, 4-81, 5-178, 6-179, 7-195, 8-197, 9-211 , 10-230.

Bowling: R Rampaul 10-0-54-1, M Matthew 10-2-35-2, L Simmons 2-0-25-0, R Bachan 10-0-34-3, Z Khan 10-1-35-1, L Sebastien 8-0-44-1.

West Indies U-19:
X Marshall c Haider b Mahmood 26
T Maraj run out (Amjad) 32
P Simmons lbw b Mirza 5
A Fudadin c Qadir b Mirza 13
D Ramdin lbw b Afridi 36
J Augustus run out (Fawad) 25
Z Khan c Haider b Mahmood 10
R Rampaul not out 24
L Sebastien run out (Haider) 0
M Matthew c Haider b Mahmood 2
R Bachan run out (Amjad) 1

Extras (b:4, lb: 14, w:11, nb:2) 31

Total (all out in 47.1 overs) 205

Fall of wickets: 1-69, 2-72, 3-84, 4-95, 5-144, 6-169, 7-197, 8-200, 9-203, 10-205.

Bowling: R Afridi 6-0-39-1, A Imran 5-0-23-0, S Qadir 10-1-33-0, M Amjad 9.1-1-27-0, T Mahmood 10-1-34-3, J Mirza 7-0-29-2.


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Sub: Congratulations

Congratulations To Pakistan U 19 team. They extremly well play in World Cup. Posted by M.K.S


Posted by M.Khurram Shafique





Sub: You Rock!!

Congrats Pak Lions!! You have proved you are the best in the world.


Posted by Rao Sethi





Sub: message

i wish if the u-19 world cup will be held in india&this is my message to the u-19 ICC Board


Posted by cinu





Sub: Welldone!

Some good cricketers to come in Pak side soon from this U-19 team..... Great talent... But India's talent is ready to face them too! Best ...


Posted by GR





Sub: Pakistan team needs to change

Congrats young Pakistanis. I think the national team of pakistan should be replaced by the under 19 team. Then pakistan could atleast stand in the ...


Posted by balaji




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