U19 World Cup: India wins toss against Pakistan, opts to bat

The tournament started in UAE on February 13.

Web Desk February 15, 2014
Pakistan captain Sami Aslam. PHOTO: ASIAN CRICKET COUNCIL/FILE

DUBAI: India won the toss against Pakistan at the International Cricket Council (ICC) U19 World Cup in Dubai and opted to bat, Express News reported on Saturday.

The tournament started in UAE on February 13 and was credited for producing great players for the international circuit. This is the first game for both teams this series.

Pakistan captain Sami Aslam had vowed to give a promising show in the mega tournament.

“It is a great achievement for a player to participate in this tournament, as it is a step towards securing a spot in the national side,” Aslam had said. “We are looking forward to a solid performance.”

Team India was also confident ahead of the event.

India captain Vijay Zol had said: “We have won in the past and also the recently concluded Junior Asia Cup, so we are carrying the momentum with us.”


Pakistan: Amad Butt, Ameer Hamza, Hasan Raza, Hussain Talat, Imamul Haq, Imran Rafiq, Irfanullah Shah, Kamran Ghulam, Karamat Ali, Mohammad Aftab, Saifullah Khan, Sami Aslam (c), Saud Shakeel, Zafar Gohar, Ziaul Haq

India: Avesh Khan, AK Bains, RK Bhui, AA Gani, AA Herwadkar, DJ Hooda, SS Iyer, Karan Kaila, SN Khan, Kuldeep Yadav, CV Milind, Monu Kumar, SV Samson, AA Sheth, VH Zol (c)


Ch. Allah Daad | 9 years ago | Reply

@laiq: Never predict about a cricket match and become a laughing stock.

Adhitya Hegde | 9 years ago | Reply How said it is that ET won't bother to publish the result of this game in the sports section even though it's half past 11 IST. Sad reporting standards or the lack of it!
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