ANTIGUA: The journey of Pakistan has ended in ICC U19 Men’s World Cup 2022 as Australia beat them with a margin of 119-run in a quarter-final match at the Sir Vivian Richards Stadium, North Sound.
Pakistan decided to filed first after winning the toss, but the decision turned out to be a bad one for them as the Australian side set a huge target of 277.
The Australian openers scored 86 runs for the first wicket with Campbell Kellaway making 47 while player of the match Teague Wyllie smashed 71 runs.
Wyllie added 101 runs for the second-wicket with Corey Miller who scored 64 off 75 balls with the help of five fours and one six.
Australia finished their quota of 50 overs with a formidable 276 for seven total on the board. For Pakistan, captain Qasim Akram took three wickets for 40 runs. Awais Ali took two while Mehran Mumtaz and Zeeshan Zameer took a wicket each.
Pakistan in reply lost both the openers Muhammad Shehzad and Haseebullah inside 4.1 overs. Abdul Faseeh and Irfan Khan added 50 runs for the third-wicket, which turned out to be Pakistan’s best partnership in the match. Faseeh fell for 28 while shortly after Irfan was dismissed for 27.
Pakistan kept losing wickets at regular bases and bowled out for 157 in 35.1 overs. Mehran top-scored with 29 off 19 balls. He hits three fours & two sixes.
For Australia, William Salzmann took three while Tom Whitney and Jack Sinfield took two wickets each.