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India vs Japan Under 19 World Cup: Dominant India bundle out Japan for 41, chase down target in 5 overs

India vs Japan Live Score, U19 World Cup: Follow live score and updates from the U19 World Cup group stage encounter between India and Japan.

By HT Correspondent | Jan 21, 2020 16:34 IST

India vs Japan Highlights: Japan have been bundled out for 41 - joint second lowest score in the history of the Under 19 World Cup. Kartik Tyagi set the ball rolling up front with the new ball as he picked up two wickets on the bounce. Ravi Bishnoi then ran through Japan’s top-and-middle order with 4 wickets to hasten Japan’s quick demise. The Indian openers came out, enjoyed themselves and romped home in 4.5 overs. Comprehensive, clinical by the defending champions.

16:10 hrs IST

Game set and match

That ended fast. The target has been chased down in 4.5 overs and India have annihilated Japan here by 10 wickets.

15:25 hrs IST

Japan shot out for 41

The final wicket falls and India have shot away japan for 41 in 22.5 overs. The bowlers breathed fire and Japan never really had any chance. Tyagi and Bishnoi were the stars with the ball.

15:16 hrs IST

Aakash Singh strikes

After a long wait, India get their 9th wicket.

15:00 hrs IST

Tyagi gets his 3rd

Full ball nipping back in, Clements walks across far too much and is trapped bang in front. India’s party continues.

14:33 hrs IST

Patil strikes

The carnage continues- full ball, seams away, takes the outside edge. Garg throws himself from cover to his right and plucks it airbone,

14:27 hrs IST

Ashley Thurgate departs

Fullish googly, Thurgate looks to drive it through covers but the ball spins and grabs the outside edge. Jaiswal crouches low and takes a sharp catch.

14:25 hrs IST

Another one bites the dust

Two leggies and then follows it up with a googly. Fartyal presses forward to block and gets beaten by the in-spin. Pinned on the front leg adjacent to off. That’s hitting off and middle.

14:15 hrs IST

Bishnoi comes and strikes

The leggie comes into the attack and picks 2 wickets in 2 balls. Japan are reeling, they have lost 4 wickets in under 8 overs!

14:00 hrs IST

Tyagi strikes

The fast bowler has two in two balls and Indian bowlers finally they have success. Tyagi has struck twice in two balls, Japan have been sliced open.

13:50 hrs IST

Superb start by India

This is sensational bowling by these two. Pace, movement and hostile. The Japanese batsmen cannot lay bat on ball at the moment.

13:37 hrs IST

Aakash Singh from the other end

After the pacy first over, Aakash Singh will take the ball from the other hand. Boy, and what a start, fast inswinging yorker to start his over.

13:35 hrs IST

Pacy and accurate

Tyagi is a future star - he has pace and he gets the ball to move either ways. It was a top first over by the bowler. India look sharp, already!

13:30 hrs IST

Captains speak

Marcus Thurgate: We wanted to bowl first, wasn’t ready for this. Playing against India, it’s a great challenge. It (the experience) has been great. We’ve never been in a tournament like this. It’s also great for all the Associate cricketing teams. Same team.

Priyam Garg: We have decided to bowl first. There’s a bit of moisture on the pitch. Very happy with the performance, was a good start. We have made three changes.

13:29 hrs IST

India will bowl first

Japan U19 (Playing XI): Marcus Thurgate(w/c), Shu Noguchi, Neel Date, Debashish Sahoo, Kazumasa Takahashi, Ishaan Fartyal, Ashley Thurgate, Kento Ota Dobell, Max Clements, Yugandhar Retharekar, Sora Ichiki

India U19 (Playing XI): Yashasvi Jaiswal, Kumar Kushagra, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg(c), Dhruv Jurel(w), Siddhesh Veer, Shashwat Rawat, Ravi Bishnoi, Vidyadhar Patil, Kartik Tyagi, Akash Singh

13:05 hrs IST

India was off to a great start

India flexed their muscles against Sri Lanka in the first match of their campaign and romped home by crushing their neighbours by 90 runs.

Read more about the match here.

12:48 hrs IST

India U19 Squad

Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyansh Saxena, Tilak Varma, Priyam Garg(c), Dhruv Jurel(w), Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Sushant Mishra, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Vidyadhar Patil, Shashwat Rawat, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra

12:28 hrs IST

Hello and welcome

Welcome to the live coverage of the U19 World Cup encounter between India and Japan. India started their campaign with a 90-run victory over Sri Lanka and against Japan, they will once again start as favourites.