Two arch-rivals Pakistan and India will lock horn in the Semi Final of the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020 on Tuesday at Potchefstroom, South Africa (PTV Sports).
PTV Sports Live to Telecast Pakistan vs India Semi-Final at 01:00 pm PST
Both the four-time former Champions India and two-time former Champions Pakistan remained undefeated in the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2020; though one of Pakistan’s matches against Bangladesh was washed out.
In the event which kicked off on January 17, a total of 16 teams participated divided into four groups. Pakistan was placed in Group C whereas India was in Group A.
In the group stage, Pakistan U-19 team beat Scotland at Potchefstroom on January 19 by 7 wickets and then Zimbabwe on January 22 by 38 runs. Its match against Bangladesh on January 24 turned out to be a rain-interrupted game, and eventually ended without producing any results. On the other hand, India thrashed Sri Lanka, Japan, and New Zealand.
Two outstanding teams.
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) February 4, 2020
Later in the Quarter-Finals, India comfortably beat Australia Under-19s by 74 runs at Potchefstroom on January 28 while Pakistan clinched a six-wicket victory against Afghanistan at Benoni on January 31.
It’s the 13th Edition of ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup since 1988. So far India has been the most successful team with four titles in 2000, 2008, 2012, and 2018. Having won a total of 58 ODIs out of 77 by 2018 World Cup, India’s winning percentage remained 76.31%.
Whereas Pakistan won the title in 2004 and 2006. By 2018, it recorded a 71.62% winning percentage with 53 victories in 75 games.
— Pakistan Cricket (@TheRealPCB) February 4, 2020
It’s worth noting that Pakistan hasn’t defeated India in the ICC Under-19 World Cup since 2010. In addition to that, Pakistan suffered a humiliating 203 runs defeat in the hands of India when they met at Christchurch on January 30, 2018 for the Semi-Final of ICC Under-19 World Cup.
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