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Underneath-19 World Cup – Arshin Kulkarni ton, Naman Tiwari four-for take India previous USA and enter Tremendous Six unbeaten


India 326 for five (Kulkarni 108, Musheer 73, Subramanian 2-45) beat USA125 for 8 (Srivastava 40, Tiwari 4-20) by 201 runs

Arshin Kulkarni’s 108 off 118 balls, Musheer Khan’s 76-ball 73, and Naman Tiwari’s frugal spell of 4 for 20 led India to an enormous 201-run win over USA within the Underneath-19 World Cup on Sunday. The win meant they saved their unblemished report intact going into the Tremendous Six of the event.

India piled up 326 for five of their 50 overs with Kulkarni and Musheer doing the majority of the scoring. In reply, medium pacer Tiwari picked up 4 for 20 in 9 overs as USA had been saved to 125 for 8 in Bloemfontein.

After India had been despatched in to bat, Adarsh Singh struck three fours within the first over, however the USA bowlers saved each him and Kulkarni in verify for some time. India might solely handle 40 after ten overs, which led to Adarsh getting a bit determined and chipping Ateendra Subramanian, the medium pacer, to mid-off when on 25.

Kulkarni and Musheer, nonetheless, dug in so as to add 155 runs off 142 balls for the second wicket. Each the batters took their time in settling in earlier than opening up. Kulkarni had a fortunate escape when he was dropped on 16 at mid-off and made positive to money in. He hacked fast bowler Aarin Nadkarni for six over deep midwicket and clobbered Rishi Ramesh, the legspinner, across the similar area earlier than reaching his half-century off 70 balls.

Musheer continued from the place he had left off towards Eire. He acquired going with a canopy drive off Nadkarni after which hit Utkarsh Srivastava throughout the road for six. It took him 56 balls to achieve his half-century and with each batters now set, they acquired the boundaries away extra incessantly.
Musheer fell to Ramesh, however Kulkarni reached the three-figure mark with a 4 previous effective leg off 110 balls. Captain Uday Saharan struck a 27-ball 35 to maintain the momentum going, however he and Kulkarni fell within the area of six balls as USA regarded for a approach again. India, nonetheless, had been 259 for 4 within the forty fourth over at that stage, and Priyanshu Moliya (27* off 19 balls), Sachin Dhas (20 off 16) and Aravelly Avanish (12* off seven) performed vital cameos to take India previous the 325-run mark.

USA had been by no means actually within the chase. They misplaced openers Prannav Chettipalayam and Bhavya Mehta within the first two overs. Tiwari then eliminated Ramesh for 8 as USA slipped to 12 for 3 after 7.5 overs. Siddarth Kappa and Srivastava stayed agency for a bit, including 43 runs off 93 balls for the fourth wicket, earlier than offspinner Moliya acquired into the act, sending again Kappa for 18.

Tiwari then added to his wicket tally as he eliminated Srivastava and Manav Nayak in successive overs to have USA at 79 for six, which quickly turned 90 for 7 after 30 overs. Amogh Arepally (27* off 71) and Nadkarni (20 off 44) added 31 off 78 balls for the eighth wicket, which delayed the inevitable and ensured India could not bowl the opposition out.

India headed into the Tremendous Sixes topping their group and can face New Zealand on Tuesday.

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