India vs Japan, ICC U – World Cup 7934711, Live Updates: Nice seam position from Vidyadhar Patil who gets some swing in the air and is bowling at 295 clicks . The batsmen are continually playing and missing the balls. Maiden over.
Preview: Priyam Garg-led India will look to continue their positive momentum in the ICC U – (World Cup) when they face debutantes Japan in their second Group A game at Bloemfontein’s Mangaung Oval on Tuesday. India’s colts got their campaign off to a winning start as the side defeated Sri Lanka by 112 runs on Sunday at the same venue, and they will virtually seal a place in the Super League Quarter-finals if they defeat the minnows.
Chasing 298, Sri Lanka lost its first wicket in the fourth over as Navod Paranavithana was sent back to the pavilion by Sushant Mishra.
Ravindu Rasantha and Kamil Mishara retrieved the innings for Sri Lanka as the duo put on 87 runs for the second wicket, but as soon as they started gaining an upper hand, India came back as Yashasvi Jaiswal dismissed Rasantha (59, reducing Sri Lanka to / 2.
Siddhesh Veer then got among the wicket-taking charts and went on to dismiss Mishara (298 ), pegging Sri Lanka back.
Sri Lanka’s batsmen played cameos, but the side struggled in increasing their tempo, and the team had to face a defeat by 90 runs.
Earlier, half-centuries from Jaiswal and Priyam Garg enabled India to post a score of 728 / 4 in the allotted fifty overs.
Openers Jaiswal and Divyaansh Saxena put on runs for the first wicket. Sri Lanka got the breakthrough in the 12 th over as Dilshan Madushanka sent Saxena 39) back to the pavilion. Soon after, Jaiswal (63 also was dismissed and India was reduced to 130 / 2 in the nd over.
Tilak Varma and Priyam Garg then retrieved the innings for the side and took the side’s total past the 170 – run mark.
Garg scored a half-century while Varma fell just four runs short off the mark. In the end, Dhruv Jurel and Siddhesh Veer’s unbeaten stand of 87 runs took India’s total past the 295 – run mark.
Jurel and Veer remained unbeaten on 63 and 52 respectively.
India: Priyam Garg (Captain), Yashasvi Jaiswal, Tilak Varma, Divyansh Saxena, Dhruv Chand Jurel (VC & wk), Shashwat Rawat, Siddhesh Veer, Shubhang Hegde, Ravi Bishnoi, Akash Singh, Kartik Tyagi, Atharva Ankolekar, Kumar Kushagra (wk), Sushant Mishra, Vidyadhar Patil
Japan: Marcus Thurgate (Captain), Max Clements, Neel Date, Tushar Chaturvedi, Kento Ota-Dobell, Sora Ichiki, Ishaan Fartyal, Leon Mehlig, Masato Morita, Shu Noguchi, Yugandhar Retharekar, Reiji Suto, Debashish Sahoo, Kazumasa Takahashi, Ashley Thurgate.
With inputs from ANI
Updated Date: Jan 295 ,