Watch Afg v Aus highlights today – Icc under-19 world cup 2018 1st semi-final today at Hagley Oval, Christchurch (New Zealand) Monday 29th January 2018. From four groups (A, B, C, D) Two teams qualified for 1st semi-final from group D, one Pak U19s and second Afg U19. Afghanistan Under-19s played three matches from the first round and won two of them, another team Australia Under-19s (Young Cricketers) from group B also played three matches from the first round and won also two of them, which means both teams are almost equal in strength.
JJS Sangha (AUS19) is the most runs scorer from their batting line, he scored 190 runs in four innings and NA McSweeney (AUS19) scored 166 in three innings. Ibrahim Zadran (AFG19) scored 179 runs and Darwish Rasooli (AFG19) scored 153. Qais Ahmad (AFG19) is the second most wickets taker of the tournament so far with 12 wickets and Naveen-ul-Haq (AFG19) took seven wickets. L Pope (AUS19) took ten wickets and JT Ralston (AUS19) took seven.
Afghanistan Under-19s won the toss and elected to bat.
Afghanistan Under-19s team/playing XI
Rahmanullah Gurbaz, Ibrahim Zadran, Ikram Ali Khil †, Bahir Shah, Darwish Rasooli, Nisar Wahdat, Azmatullah Omarzai, Naveen-ul-Haq (c), Qais Ahmad, Zahir Khan, Mujeeb.
Australia Under-19s (Young Cricketers) team/playing XI
M Bryant, J Edwards, JJS Sangha (c), J Merlo, P Uppal, NA McSweeney, W Sutherland, BJ Holt †, Z Evans, R Hadley, L Pope.
Match Timings: 10.30 start, First Session 10.30-14.00 Interval 14.00-14.45, Second Session 14.45-18.15
ICC Under-19 World Cup Semi-Final Highlights
Umpires – Shaun George, Tim Robinson
TV Umpires – Nandan
Match Referee – Jeff Crowe
Reserve Umpire – Anil Chaudhary
Match number – Youth ODI no. 1200