In a low scoring game of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup, India beat Pakistan by 1 wicket to enter the semi-final stage after their quarterfinal clash played at Tony Ireland Stadium in Townsville, Brisbane today (20).
Pakistan who won the toss and elected to bat could only reach 136 runs with skipper Babar Azam making 50 off 109 balls.
India lost wickets at regular intervals but a fighting 51 off 97 balls by Baba Aparajith guided them to a thrilling win with two overs remaining.
Pakistan 136 all out (45.1) (Babar Azam 50, Umar Waheed 27, Ehsan Adil 35, Sandeep Sharma 3/24, Ravikant Singh 3/43)
India 137 for 9 wickets (48) (Baba Aparajith 51, Vijay Zol 36, Zia-ul-Haq 3/23, Azizullah 3/30, Ehsan Adil 2/25)