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India Under-23 Team won the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup

Aug 27, 2013 13:05 IST

India’s under-23 cricket team won the Asian Cricket Council Emerging Teams Cup in Singapore on 25 August 2013, beating Pakistan by nine wickets in the final match.

After winning the toss and choosing to bat, Pakistan’s under-23 team was all out for 159 in 47 overs and India chased down Pakistan’s total in 33.4 overs. India U-23 had earlier beaten UAE in semi-finals.
India’s opening batsman Lokesh Rahul was awarded man-of-the-match for his 93 not out in the final.

The U.A.E.’s Shaiman Anwar was named as player of the tournament for his two centuries, against Bangladesh and Singapore, as well as a half-century against Sri Lanka.

Suryakumar Yadav captained the Indian Side in the tournament, whereas, Hammad Azam captained the Pakistan team.

About The ACC Emerging Teams Cup

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) Emerging Teams Cup has been created by the Asian Cricket Council for the specific cause of developing the talents of the most prominent young cricketers of Asia.

The Emerging Teams Cup 2013 featured under-23 teams from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, and the senior teams from Afghanistan, the U.A.E., Nepal and Singapore, which hosted the event. This was its inaugural edition.

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