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ICC U-19 world Cup 2020 | Dream Come True For to Score Ton in WC: Jaiswal

Centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal said its a dream come true for him to play so well in the World Cup and that too against Pakistan in the semi-final as India strolled to the final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup with a 10-wicket win here on Tuesday.

IANS |February 5, 2020, 8:15 AM IST
ICC U-19 world Cup 2020 | Dream Come True For to Score Ton in WC: Jaiswal

Potchefstroom: Centurion Yashasvi Jaiswal said its a dream come true for him to play so well in the World Cup and that too against Pakistan in the semi-final as India strolled to the final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup with a 10-wicket win here on Tuesday.

"It is a dream come true for me. Really happy with what I did for my country, I can't express it in words. I'll never forget that I scored a hundred in the World Cup against Pakistan," Jaiswal said after the match.

Jaiswal scored a century (105 not out) as he and opening partner Divyaansh Saxena (59 not out) helped India chase down a target of 173 without losing a wicket after the bowlers dismissed Pakistan for a paltry 172.

"It is just the start though, I have to work really hard in the future as well. We (Saxena and me) were talking amongst ourselves that we needed to stay on the wicket.

"They bowled well initially and we had to see it out. All of us, our support staff, physio, manager, they put in the effort and I want to thank all the Indians who prayed for us. We will try our best in the finals," he added.

They will now face either Bangladesh or New Zealand whose semi-final match will be played on Thursday. The final is scheduled to be played on Sunday.

Team Rankings

Rank Team Points Rating
1 India 5211 116
2 New Zealand 3959 110
3 Australia 4320 108
4 England 5253 105
5 South Africa 3537 98
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 England 6967 124
2 India 7939 118
3 New Zealand 5347 116
4 South Africa 5602 112
5 Australia 5915 110
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Rank Team Points Rating
1 Pakistan 8926 270
2 Australia 7815 269
3 England 6407 267
4 India 12141 264
5 South Africa 6220 259
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