India vs Australia, U-19 World Cup quarterfinals: Kartik Tyagi ripped apart the Australian top-order.
India U19 vs Australia U19, World Cup 2020 Highlights: Leading the attack with the ball, Kartik Tyagi and Akash Singh scalped four and three wickets each to help India beat Australia by 74 runs at the Senwes Park in Potchefstroom on Tuesday. While Tyagi ripped apart the Australian top-order, Singh took the crucial wicket of Sam Fanning and helped the Men In Blue wrap the Australian tail inside 44 overs.
Chasing 234, Australia started off on a dreadful note as they lost four early wickets. Opener Jake Fraser-McGurk returned to the pavilion in the first delivery of the Australian inning without facing a single ball and Tyagi followed it up by picking two more wickets in the same over. He then went on to dismiss wicket-keeper batsman Patrick Rowe in his fourth over.
Akash dislodged the Australian tail after dismissing Fanning on 75, as they lost three wickets in consecutive deliveries in the 42nd over. He then followed it up by packing Matthew Willians on 2, as Australia were bundled out on 159 in 43.3 overs
Earlier in the day, and unbeaten 54-ball 55 by Atharva Ankolekar and Yashasvi Jaiswal's patience at the top helped India post 233/9 at the end of 50 overs. The Rajasthan Royals pick Jaiswal was dismissed on 62(82) by Tanveer Sangha and his innings included four boundaries and two maximums.
India will now take on the winners of the quarterfinal match between Afghanistan or Pakistan in the semi-finals.