After winning the toss, Pakistan asked Australia to bat first. Player of the match Teague Wyllie was the best performer with the bat for the winners with 71 off 97 balls
Pakistan’s ICC U19 Men’s World Cup 2022 title quest ended with a 119-run defeat to Australia in the Super League quarter-final match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound, Antigua on Friday.
After winning the toss, Pakistan asked Australia to bat first. Player of the match Teague Wyllie was the best performer with the bat for the winners with 71 off 97 balls (eight fours).
Wyllie added 86 runs for the first-wicket with Campbell Kellaway (47) and 101 runs for the second-wicket with Corey Miller who scored 64 off 75 balls (five fours, one six).
Australia finished their quota of 50 overs with a formidable 276 for seven total on the board. For Pakistan, captain Qasim Akram took three wickets for 40 runs. Awais Ali took two while Mehran Mumtaz and Zeeshan Zameer took a wicket apiece.
In reply, Pakistan lost openers Muhammad Shehzad and Haseebullah inside 4.1 overs. Abdul Faseeh and Irfan Khan added 50 runs for the third-wicket which turned out to be Pakistan’s best partnership in the match. Faseeh fell for 28 while shortly after Irfan was dismissed for 27.
Pakistan kept losing wickets at regular intervals before being bowled out for 157 in 35.1 overs. Mehran top-scored with 29 off 19 balls (three fours, two sixes).
For Australia William Salzmann took three while Tom Whitney and Jack Sinfield took two wickets each.
Scores in brief:
Australia U19 beat Pakistan U19 by 119 runs
Australia U19 276 for 7, 50 overs (Teague Wyllie 71, Corey Miller 64; Qasim Akram 3-40, Awais Ali 2-46)
Pakistan U19 157 all out, 35.1 overs (Mehran Mumtaz 29, Abdul Faseeh 28; William Salzmann 3-37, Tom Whitney 2-31, Jack Sinfield 2-34)
Player of the match: Teague Wyllie