Sport Australia thumped in under-19 Cup opener

12:07  14 january  2018
12:07  14 january  2018 Source:   MSN

Root returns to fitness for England's ODI opener against Australia

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India have cruised to a 100-run win over Australia in their opening group b pool match at the under - 19 cricket World Cup in New Zealand. Will Smith can't contain his excitement over food at a beachside cafe in Sydney on surprise Australian trip Raves over food in Bondi.

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Austin Waugh of Australia reacts after being dismissed by Kamlesh Nagarkoti of India.© Getty Images Austin Waugh of Australia reacts after being dismissed by Kamlesh Nagarkoti of India. India have cruised to a 100-run win over Australia in their opening group b pool match at the under-19 cricket World Cup in New Zealand.

Anchored by a 180-run opening partnership between skipper Prithvi Shaw and Manjot Kalra, India set Australia a daunting run chase when they reached 7-328 at Blake Oval in Mt Maunganui.

Apart from Shubman Gill's 63, the remainder of India's battling line-up failed to fire and the last five wickets fell for 79 runs in 40 balls, with four of those going to medium pacer Jack Edwards (4-65)

Jason Roy breaks England ODI score record

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Riding on a record 180-run opening stand between Indian skipper Prithvi Shaw and fellow opener Manjot Kalra, India went on to post 328 for the loss of seven wickets in the opening match of the ICC Under - 19 Cricket World Cup 2018 against Australia on Sunday at the Bay Oval, Mount Maunganui.

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Max Bryant of Australia fields the ball during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia.© Hagen Hopkins/ Getty Images Max Bryant of Australia fields the ball during the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup match between India and Australia. Australia were then bundled out for 228 in 42.5 overs. Baxter Holt (39) and Jonathon Merlo (38) top scored and pacemen Kamlesh Nagarkoti (3-29) and Shivam Mavi (3-45) proved most effective for India.

Elsewhere, South Africa racked up a 169-run win over Kenya at Lincoln.

In Whangarei, Sri Lanka looked comfortable in easing to a seven-wicket win over Ireland with 63 balls to spare.

Australia's next match in group b is against Zimbabwe in Lincoln on Wednesday, before a clash with Papua New Guinea on Friday.

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