U19 WC 2018: India vs Pakistan, 2nd Semi-Final – Statistical Highlights
All the stats and numbers that were created during India’s record win in the semi-finals.
Updated - Jan 30, 2018 4:34 pm
India recorded a thumping win over their arch-rivals Pakistan by a huge 203-run margin to confirm their berth in the Under-19 World Cup 2018 Final. A convincing batting performance led by Shubman Gill’s unbeaten hundred saw India posting 272/9 on the board. Gill continued his rich form by scoring a 94-ball 102 to make it an easy task to his bowlers. Ishan Porel wrenched Pakistan’s batting with a four-wicket haul as the chasing side collapsed to 48/8 and eventually bowled out for 69. India will now face Australia in the Finals on February 3rd.
All the cricket stats and numbers that were created during India’s record win in the semi-finals:
1 – Shubman Gill is the first player to score a century in the India-Pakistan Under-19 World Cup matches. Salman Butt’s 85* in the 2002 edition was the previous highest individual score in Indo-Pak U19 CWC games.
4 – Number of fifty-plus scores in the four innings for Shubman Gill in this U19 CWC. He became the 2nd player the Under-19 World Cup history with 50+ four consecutive innings. Bangladesh’s Mehedy Hasan Miraz scored four in a row in the 2016 edition.
4/17 – Ishan Porel’s bowling figures of 4/17 are the 3rd best for an Indian in a U19 CWC knockout match. Piyush Chawla took 4/8 against Pakistan in the 2006 Final while Abu Nechim Ahmed took 4/14 against England in the semis of the same edition.
6 – Shubman Gill became the first player in Youth ODI history to score fifty-plus scores in six consecutive innings. He scored a hundred and fifty in his last two innings during the Youth ODI series against England last year and three fifties and a century in the four innings he batted in this tournament.
6 – India qualified for the Under-19 World Cup finals for the 6th time; the most by any team. Pakistan made five appearances in the U19 CWC final while Australia will play their 5th final on Saturday.
69 – Pakistan’s total of 69/10 in this game is their lowest in Under-19 World Cup history surpassing the 70/10 against England in the 1988 edition. Overall, this is Pakistan’s 3rd lowest total in Youth ODIs behind 57/10 and 63/10 against Afghanistan in the 2017 U19 Asia Cup.
93 – Balls needed for Shubman Gill to complete his hundred in this game. This is the 3rd fastest hundred by an Indian in Under-19 World Cup. Virat Kohli scored a hundred against Windies in 2008 off 73 balls while Rishabh Pant needed 82 balls for his century in the 2016 Quarters against Namibia.
203 – India’s 203-run margin in this game is the 2nd biggest for any team in a Youth ODI knockout match. India defeated England in the 2006 U19 CWC semis by a huge 234-run margin. Afghanistan’s 202-run win in the semi-final against New Zealand is the 3rd biggest.