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India won the U-19 Asia Cricket Cup

Jan 8, 2014 16:45 IST

India defeated Pakistan to win 2014 Under-19 Asia Cup in the final match played at Sharjah cricket Stadium in Abu Dhabi on 4 January 2014. The Indian under-19 squad led by Vijay Zol beat Pakistan side by 40 runs.

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Centuries by Vijay Zol and Sanju Samson leads their team to a glorious victory. Batting first the India team scored 314 runs with the loss of 8 wickets.

Pakistan have won the toss and have opted to field. Kamran Ghulam scored 102 and tried to keep Pakistan afloat. Pakistan has climbed 274 runs with the loss of 9 wickets.

The stars of the innings were India skipper Vijay Zol and Rajasthan Royals' IPL star Sanju Samson. Both struck centuries and were involved in a 180-run stand for the third wicket.

This is only the third time for India that two batsmen have scored centuries in the same innings of an Under-19 match.

Pakistan entered the final with a two-wicket victory over Afghanistan. India earned their place in the final with three-wicket win over Sri Lanka.

Earlier, in the Asia Cup of 2012, the trophy was shared by both Pakistan and India because the scores were tied on 282. 2012 Asia Cup was held at Kuala Lumpur in Sri Lanka.

 

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