ACC U-19 Asia Cup
As the ACC U-19 Asia Cup enters the second level, the tournament becomes more difficult. Bangladesh smashed India by massive eight wicket win and bagged the top position of Group A to enter the semifinal. The first semifinal of ACC U-19 Asia Cup will be played between Bangladesh and Pakistan (Group B, second position) on November 16. Bangladesh is in phenomenal form. They have won all of their three matches played. On the other hand, Pakistan has played three matches and has registered two wins. This clash is even more lethal as whosoever wins will directly enter into finals.
When and where:
Series- ACC U-19 Asia Cup 2017
Venue- Kinrara Academy Oval, Kuala Lumpur
Date and Time- November 16 & 09:30 PM Local
The pitch at Kinrara Academy is quite slow. Batsmen may face some trouble. On contrary, bowlers especially spinners will get some help from the pitch. An average score will be enough to defend.
Average 1st Inns scores-242
Average 2nd Inns scores-166
Highest total recorded-309/5 (50 Ov) by Ind vs WI
Lowest total recorded-113/10 (34.2 Ov) by WI vs Aus
Highest score chased-273/7 (47.2 Ov) by WI vs Aus
Lowest score defended-162/10 (39.3 Ov) by Ind vs WI
- Bangladesh will be lead by Saif Hassan.
- No injuries are reported.
- Bangladesh may remain unchanged.
- Hasan Khan will lead the team.
- Opener batsman M Arif, wicket-keeper Rohaid Nazir and middle order batter Abdullah Shafique are the key players. A lot will depend on these young shoulders.
- Pakistan is expected to play with the same team.
Bangladesh Probable Playing 11:
Saif Hassan(c), Pinak Ghosh, Towhid Hridoy, Naim Sheikh, Aminul Islam, Nayeem Hasan, Afif Hossain, Mahidul Islam Ankon, Hasan Mahmud, Rabiul Haque, Qazi Onik
Pakistan Probable Playing 11:
M Arif, Omair Yousuf, Rohail Nazir(wk), Saad Khan, Abdullah Shafique, Muhammad Mohsin Khan, Mohammad Taha, Hasan Khan(c), Muhammad Musa, Shaheen Afradi, Munir Riaz
Pakistan U-19 Vs Bangladesh U-19-1st semi final Match Prediction:-