Kartik Tyagi picked up two wickets in his first over against Australia in the ICC U19 World Cup quarter-final.(Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)
Kartik Tyagi picked up two wickets in his first over against Australia in the ICC U19 World Cup quarter-final.(Twitter/Rajasthan Royals)

ICC U19 World Cup Highlights: India beat Australia by 74 runs to reach semifinal

India vs Australia, Highlights: Fast bowler Kartik Tyagi shined with the ball as India defeated Australia in the U19 World Cup quarterfinal by 74 runs to reach semifinal. Tyagi picked up four wickets as Priyam Garg’s side defended the total of 233. Sam Fanning and Liam Scott led Aussies’ resistance, but despite the former scoring 75 runs, it was not enough to save the match. In the 41st over, Liam Scott was dismissed by Ravi Bishnoi. Akash Singh dismissed Fanning in the next over. Conor Sully got run out and Todd Murphy was cleaned up in the same over. He cleaned up Matthew Willians in the next over as Australia were bundled out for 159.

Follow Highlights of India vs Australia, U19 World Cup quarterfinal:

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 07:06 AM IST
20:55 hrs IST

India beat Australia by 74 runs

BOWLED! Akash cleans up Willians and that’s the end of the match. Australia are all out for 159. India won the match by 74 runs to reach semifinals.

20:44 hrs IST


Murphy has been cleaned up first ball by Akash. India now just one wicket away from win. AUS 155/9

20:41 hrs IST


RUN OUT! Excellent work behind the stumps by Jurel, who ran quickly to hit the ball on to the stumps, while Aussies attempted a quick single. Sangha is the man to go. All of a sudden, Aussies resistance is over. AUS 155/8

20:38 hrs IST

Fanning OUT!

And in just two overs, Australia’s resistance is over. Fanning tries to pull one, but gets caught by keeper, who takes a smart low catch. Akash strikes. AUS 155/7 in 41.3 overs

20:29 hrs IST


Finally, a breakthrough! Scott tried to slam hard on a wider delivery, gets an edge and the keeper takes it easily. Bishnoi strikes first ball in the 40th over. AUS 150/6 after 40.1 overs

20:15 hrs IST

37 overs gone

37 overs gone, Australia are 130/5. They now need 104 runs to win in 13 overs. In modern day T20 era, this seems like a very chaseable target. Fanning and Scott need to up the ante just a little bit. Impressive fightback!

19:59 hrs IST


Fanning brings up his half century, as Australia cross the 100-run mark. Fanning is leading Aussies’ resistance at the moment. Can he win this one for Australia?

19:40 hrs IST

Fanning fights on

Sam Fanning about to reach his half century. He is fighting on for Australia and closing in on a 50.

19:10 HRS IST

Tyagi returns and picks up another

Captain Priyam Garg brought Kartik Tyagi back to break the partnership and he has. He bowls that one outside the off stump in the channel and the ball straightens slightly on pitching and gets the outside edge. Rowe has to go back after a good partnership with Fanning.

19:04 hrs IST

Aus 68/4 after 20 overs

The spinners are keeping it tight for India. But Fanning and Rowe have looked comfortable. They aren’t taking risks. India needs a wicket and Kartik Tyagi is back in the attack for just that.

18:56 hrs IST

Spin to win?

India have deployed spinners from both ends as the middle overs begin. The idea is to perhaps slow the run rate down and force these two players to look for big hits. The required rate is still comfortable but it will start shooting up if the spinners manage to keep it tight.

18:42 hrs IST

50 up for the Aussies

The rebuild is well and truly on for the Australians. Fanning and Rowe are not taking unnecessary risk but pushing the ones and twos around. The 50 is up. 52/4 to be precise in 15 overs.

18:17 hrs IST

Fanning & Rowe look to rebuild

The Australians were rocked early and they need to rebuild. Fanning and Rowe have survived the initial burst and are now milking the bowling. India need to break this partnership.

18:07 hrs IST

Bishnoi introduced into attack

India’s lethal weapon, the leg spinner Ravi Bishnoi has been introduced in the 7th over itself. Captain Garg wants to keep attacking.

18:00 hrs IST

Mishra giving away runs

Sushant Mishra the left arm pacer is yet to find his groove. He has given away extras and was also hit for a six on a free hit by Fanning. Australia might have lost 4 wickets but they have got off to a quick start. 22/4 after 4 overs

17:45 hrs IST

Tyagi strikes again

Oliver Davies has a go at Tyage and teh Indian pacer responds by trapping him. Tyagi bowled that full way outside the off stump and Davies fell for the swinging ball. Edged it and it was lapped up in the slips. Australia 17/4.

17:37 hrs IST

Tyagi picks two

Kartik Tyagi has impressed one and all with his pace and verve in the tournament and he has put India in the driver’s seat. He traps Harvey in front and then yorks Hearne. Both the southpaws were beaten for pace. Australia 5/3 after first over.

17:33 hrs IST

Is that for real?

A dream start for India and a disastrous one for Australia. Fanning pushes the first ball down the wicket and starts running. Jake Fraser-McGurk, the in form batsman, has no choice but to respond. The throw is at the wicket-keeper’s end and it is a run out. Australia 0/1

17:01 hrs IST

Atharva stays unbeaten; India post 233

Atharva stays unbeaten on 55 as India post 233 runs on the board. This is a fighting total on this wicket. he ground is big and India are in with a chance.

16:59 hrs IST

Atharva slams fifty

It has been an amazing knock under pressure from Atharva Ankolekar. He hits a mighty six and reaches his half century. India have reached 230 and no one would have even imagined they would do that. What an amazing performance from this young left hander.

16:50 hrs IST

India lose wickets; look for quick runs

Ravi Bishnoi was run out a little while back after a handy knock of 30. Atharva and new man Sushant hit a couple of boundaries before Sushant ws caught in the deep. India are 215/8 with 9 balls to go.

16:45 hrs IST

India go past 200

Atharva and Bishnoi have put together a 50-run stand and have helped India get past the 200-run mark. This is a big milestone for India and a psychological barrier. This is not an easy wicket to bat on and India have a good bowling attack.

16:30 hrs IST

Bishnoi using the long handle

Ravi Bishnoi has used the long handle well. He is out there to provide a push to the score and he has done just that in the company of Atharva. The duo are taking India close to the 200-run mark, which will be a good score on this wicket.

16:09 hrs IST

Veer departs

Veer tries to slog against the line, but gets a leading edge. The ball lands in the fielder’s hands. Keyll strikes. India 144/6

15:42 hrs IST


Dhurv Jurel’s struggling innings comes to an end. He departs for 48 with Todd Mur`phy getting his 2nd wicket. India 114/5 in 31.1 overs

15:20 hrs IST

Yashasvi departs

India are on the ropes again. Yashasvi Jaiswal has been dismissed in the most unlucky manner. Misses long hop from Sangha and the ball manages to squeeze through the gap between his legs and hits the timber. India 102/4.

15:15 hrs IST

Six and Fifty for Jaiswal

Yashasvi Jaiswal has hit Tanveer Sangha for a massive six and with that he brings up his fifty. It has been a patient knock from Jaiswal but he has a long way to go still. A century is what India needs from him to get a big score on the board.

14:50 hrs IST

Jaiswal, Jurel look to build back

Opener Yashsvi Jaiswal has stood firm and is looking to repair the innings along with Dhruv Jurel, who has walked in to bat at the number 5 position. Both these boys need to spend a long time in the middle if India are to put a fighting total on the board.

14:40 hrs IST

Indian captain’s a goner

It is a major blow for India now as they lose captain and star batsman Priyam Garg for just 5 runs. Garg is clean bowled by Connor Sully. India are struggling at 54/3 after 15.2 overs.

14:30 hrs IST

Tilak Verma departs

Spinner Todd Murphy makes a great start as he sends back India’s number 3 Tilak Verma cheaply. It was a well flighted delivery and Verma went for the forward defence. The ball spun and caught the shoulder of Verma’s bat and it has been caught in the slips. India have lost their second wicket.

14:25 hrs IST

How the teams lined up

This was right before the teams locked horns. The national anthems were played

14:18 hrs IST


Australia have finally broken through. Divyansh Saxena is player dismissed. Corey Kelly manages to get that outside edge and Rowe takes an easy catch. Saxena goes for 14 off 26 balls.

14:11 hrs IST

Steady but slow start for India

The Indian openers have been watchful. They have managed to score 34 runs in the 9 overs bowled so far. The Australian pacers have been accurate and there has been movement off the pitch. The two southpaws from India have let almost everything pass outside the off stump.

14:03 hrs IST

Batsmen in good touch

7 overs gone and India are looking solid at 27/0. Jaiswal (18 of 28 balls) and Saxena (8 off 15 balls) have not taken any unnecessary risks till now and although they were beaten a few times, the two are looking in good touch.

13:49 hrs IST

Sully comeback

Connor Sully did concede a four and a six but his comeback has been brilliant. He was able to trouble both the batsmen with his bowling line and this will be a good contest. IND 12/0

13:47 hrs IST

Cautious start

3 overs gone and India are 12 for no loss. Cautious start to the innings by both openers and although Jaiswal did go for a few big shots, the plan is clearly to preserve their wicket at the moment.

13:35 hrs IST

Match Starts

Yashasvi Jaiswal and Divyansh Saxena start proceedings for India while Matthew Willans was handed the ball in the first over. This will be an interesting battle as India will look to start well against their much-fancied opponents.

13:15 hrs IST

Playing XIs

India U19 (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg(c), Dhruv Jurel(w), Siddhesh Veer, Atharva Ankolekar, Ravi Bishnoi, Sushant Mishra, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh

Australia U19 (Playing XI): Sam Fanning, Jake Fraser-McGurk, Mackenzie Harvey(c), Lachlan Hearne, Oliver Davies, Patrick Rowe(w), Corey Kelly, Connor Sully, Tanveer Sangha, Todd Murphy, Matthew Willans

13:12 hrs IST

Australia will bowl first

Australia have won the toss and will field first

12:49 hrs IST

Hello and welcome

It promises to be a battle of the wrist spinners as India are all set to take on Australia in the first quarter-final of the ongoing Under 19 World Cup.

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