Yashasvi Jaiswal hails from Bahodi in Uttar Pradesh. Being a son of a shopkeeper, the financial conditions of his family were not conducive for survival, let alone pursuing cricket as a career.Read the full story herePakistan: 172 allout in 43.1 overs (Haider Ali 56, Rohail Nazir 62; SS Mishra 3/28, Ravi Bishnoi 2/46).India: 176 for no loss in 35.2 overs (Yashasvi Jaiswal 105, Divyaansh Saxena 59; Tahir Hussain 0/17).Defending Champions India stormed into their second successive finals of the Under-19 World Cup after thrashing Pakistan by 10 wickets in the first semi-finals on Tuesday.Four-time champions India produced a superlative all-round display as they first dismissed Pakistan for 172 in 43.1 overs and then returned to overhaul the target with consummate ease, scoring 176 for no loss in 35.2 overs.India Crush Pakistan to Make it to the Final of U-19 World CupChasing the target, openers Yashasvi Jaiswal (105) and Divyaansh Saxena (59) displayed great maturity as the duo mixed caution with aggression and didn't allow their rivals any chance to make a comeback in the match.Jaiswal, who currently tops the run-getter list with 306 runs in the tournament, smashed eight fours and four sixes in his 112-ball innings, while Saxena had six boundaries to his name.India will either face Bangladesh or New Zealand in the final.“The pitch was good, and we didn't put enough runs on the board. (On winning the toss) I think Haider and I had a great partnership, we were at a good position at the 25-over mark, but Haider got out at a crucial point, and the rest of the batsmen weren't able to take enough responsibility,” said Pakistan captain Rohail Nazir.“I think they (India) were brilliant in the field, and their batting was exceptional. They took good catches, and took wickets whenever we were looking at getting a partnership going on,”said Nazir.“Happy here. It is just one step closer to what we want to achieve. I think our bowling attack is the best in this tournament. Our quicks bowl 140+ and our spinners do complement them really well. It isn't the first time that the openers are playing like this.” said an elated Indian captain Priyam Garg.“They have been doing it for the last one year, they come from the same state, they understand each other and have good understand while running between the wickets. I would like to focus on the same processes and treat the finals like just another game,” added Garg.Our Bowling Attack is the Best in the Tournament: Priyam GargThis is India’s record the fourth successive win against Pakistan in U-19 World Cups."It's a dream come true for me. To be able to do this for my country is a great feeling. To score a hundred against Pakistan in a World cup semi-final is something I can't put into words,” said Jaiswal tells Ian Bishop after receiving the Player of the Match award“We were talking about how we needed to stick at the wicket. They bowled well initially and we wanted to ride that out and we knew we could dominate them after that. It's a lot of hard work for all of us, the support staff, the management. They put in efforts, and I appreciate all Indian supporters and every Indian who prays for us," Jaiswal added.Dream Come True for Me to Score Ton in World Cup: Yashasvi JaiswalDouble delight for India!Not only they enter their third successive Under-19 World Cup Final, Yashasvi Jaiswal hits maiden ton for India at the competition. Jaiswal brought his century and India’s win with huge six down deep mid-wicket. Giving Jaiswal company was opener Divyansh Saxena, who was also not out on 59, as Pakistan fail to take a single Indian wicket.While Jaiswal smashed 8 fours and 4 sixes in his 112-ball innings, Saxena had 6 boundaries to his name.In fact, The first 10-wicket win in ICC U-19 World Cup knockouts.India: 176/0 in 35.2 overs (Y Jaiswal 105*, D Saxena 55*)The way things are looking India might chase down their target with all 10 wickets in hand as both Divyansh and Yashasvi toy with the Pakistan bowling. In the meantime, Divyansh also brings up his fifty of 83 balls, as the duo register their highest opening stand of the tournament.Their previous best stand was 115 not out against New Zealand in the group stage.India: 133/0 in 30 oversIndian opener Yashasvi Jaiswal completed his fourth half-century of the competition. The Mumbai cricketer is now the highest scorer in the tournament. Yashasvi reached his fifty with stylish shot at mid-wicket. He reached his fifty off 66 balls, which consisted off 5 fours and 1 six.At the same time India also reached the 100-run mark as the opener put up their second century stand in the tournament. What a time to excel!India: 100/0 in 22 oversWell set Indian openers now accelerating. After Divyansh scooped Aamir Ali for four over deep mid-wicket, Yashasvi follows it with a huge six over over the same region against the same bowler. If these two continue the match might get over earlier than expected.Now, India need less hundred runs from 32 overs.India: 77/0 in 18 oversIndian openers playing the sensible game. They are playing the risk-free game. At this moment, Pakistan have no answer for the Indians as the duo bring up the 50-run stand for the first wicket. Jaiswal smashes the ball from Qasim through covers to finish with 52 runs after 14 overs.India: 52/0 in 14 oversPacer Afridi introduced but no change in luck as Jaiswal welcomes him with a four. But it is a moral victory for the bowler as he edges the ball which flies past the slip. Another good over for India as they pick up 6 runs.India: 39/0 in 11 oversPakistan is trying hard but the Indian openers are in no mood to give away their wickets. Bowlers are bowling on a good line and length hoping for a breakthorugh. Both Divyansh and Yashasvi are playing the deliveries on merit.India: 28/0 in 9 oversLeft-arm-fast medium Tahir Hussain conceded just 3 runs in his over. Openers are not taking any risk, they look comfortable with singles.India: 20/0 in 5 oversAll-rounder Atharva Ankolekar is a having a great run both with the ball and the bat at the #U19CWC. Here's a look at how it started for the Mumbai boy.Spinner Qasim Akram in action already and it is only the second over of the innings. But don’t forget Indians are great player of spin and in-form Yashasvi Jaiswal just reiterates that as he slaps Qasim for a four between mid-wicket and mid-on off his second delivery.India: 12/0 in 2 oversEight-ball first over from Pakistan as Tahir Hussain bowls two wide balls in the over. The Indian opening pair knows that there is no need to take unnecessary risks, as the duo deals in singles to pick up 5 runs from the first over.India: 5/0 in 1 overDefending Champions India dismissed Pakistan for 172 in the first semi-finals of the Under-19 World Cup.For Pakistan, skipper Rohail Nazir (62) and opener Haider Ali (56) cracked half-centuries but rest of the batsmen found the going tough.India Dismiss Pakistan for 172 in U-19 World Cup SemifinalAli's 77-ball 56 contained nine hits to the fence, while Nazir smashed six boundaries in his 102 ball 62.For India, Sushant Mishra (3/28) took three wickets, Ravi Bishnoi (2/46) snapped two, while Kartik Tyagi (2/32), Atharva Ankolekar (1/29) and Yashasvi Jaiswal (1/11) scalped one each.Pakistan: 172 allout in 43.1 overs (Haider Ali 56, Rohail Nazir 62; SS Mishra 3/28, Ravi Bishnoi 2/46).It was Tyagi and Mishra who started the proceedings for India and now it is the same duo, who brought an end to the Pakistani innings.Back-to-back wickets for India spanning two different overs.First, Tyagi throws in a short ball at Tahir Hussain who plays it awkwardly to the keeper to depart for 2. Mishra, who was starting a new over, also bowls in a short one and Aamir Ali could only manage to give an easy catch to Siddhesh Veer at extra cover.Pakistan: 172 all-out in 43.1 overs.Finally, India is successful in seeing the back of the Pakistani skipper as Sushant Mishra picks his second wicket of the match.Just like his earlier wicket, Mishra cramped Rohail outside leg stump with a short one as the Pakistani batsman sliced it to square leg.Rohail Nazir c Tilak Varma b Mishra 62Pakistan: 169/8 in 41 oversThe way things look like skipper Rohail Nazir might run out of batting partners as India pick up wickets in back-to-back overs.After Kartik Tyagi dismantles Irfan Khan’s stumps, Ravi Bishnoi sends Abbas Afridi back off the very first ball of the next over. Second wicket for Bishnoi while Tyagi picks his first as India look to tighten the screws.Pakistan: 164/7 in 39 oversSkipper Rohail Nazir brings up his half century in 84 balls, as wickets keep falling at the other end. It has been a responsible knock from the captain, who took his time to settle down and preferred playing the deliveries on merit.But the job is not done yet. He has to stay till the end if Pakistan want to post a challenging total for India .Pakistan: 156/5 in 37 oversMohammad Haris dismissed, courtesy a blinder from Divyansh Saxena at the deep square boundary off Atharva Ankolekar.Harris was the first Pakistani batsmen of the day, who was taking the attack to the Indian bowlers, en route his 15-ball 21. But a moment of brilliance from Divyansh brings an end to his innings. Pakistan look in a spot of bother.Mohammad Haris c Saxena b Ankolekar 21Pakistan: 146/5 in 35 oversMother of all mix-ups. At one point it looked like both batsmen were competing with each other to save one’s wicket as both Rohail and Qasim find each other at the non-striker’s end.Qasim started running after hitting the ball towards cover. Meanwhile, the skipper didn’t seem interested. In the end the keeper gets the bail off quite easily as Qasim also fails to make it to the bowler’s end.Qasim Akram run out by Ankolekar 9Pakistan: 123/4 in 31 oversBig wicket for India!Haider Ali finally dismissed by part-timer Yashasvi Jaiswal. Great ploy by skipper Priyam Garg to introduce Jaiswal against the run off play. Both the Pakistani batters were getting comfortable against other bowlers.Jaiswal bowls a short delivery and Haider cuts it hard but only manages to find a man at point. A 62-run stand between Haider and the skipper broken. Meanwhile, Jaiswal gives away only 1 run in the over.Haider Ali c Ravi Bishnoi b Jaiswal 56Pakistan: 96/3 in 26 oversA well-made half century by the Pakistani opener. Haider Ali gets to his fifty with a four down the third man off Ravi Bishnoi. Right from the start, Haider has been on the money for Pakistan. Despite losing wickets at the other end, he went on with his innings.Haider reached his fifty off 70 balls, comprising 9 fours.Pakistan: 91/2 in 24 oversLike the other Indian bowlers, Atharva Ankolekar gets off to a good start with the ball in the semi-final. The left arm orthodox gave away only 3 runs in his over.Pakistan: 60/2 in 17 oversGood over from Akash Singh, gives away only 2 runs. But in the same over Pakistan skipper is dropped at mid-wicket. Will this end up being a costly drop?Pakistan: 57/2 in 16 oversWith the skipper and set batsman Haider Ali at crease, Pakistan looking to consolidate rather than playing attacking cricket. 4 runs come off Tyagi’s fifth over, which includes two singles and double.Pakistan: 55/2 in 15 overs (Rohail Nazir 15 and Haider Ali 29)Good start from left-arm pacer Akash Singh. Only three runs off his first over. Skipper Rohail Nazir looking good.Pakistan: 45/2 in 12 oversOnly 14 runs from his 5 overs. Sushant Mishra has had a great start to the semi-final.He bowled the 10th over of the innings and once again gave away only 1 run in the over - a wide down leg side.A good start from India. Two wickets in the first 10 overs, giving away only 36 runs. Meanwhile, Haider Ali holding the fort for Pakistan.Pakistan: 36/2 in 10 oversSpinner Ravi Bishnoi gets his first wicket of the match in his second over. Fahad was struggling right from the start as he failed to get off the mark in 15 balls. A googly from Bishnoi and Fahad desperate to get off the mark, pulls the delivery but only manages to take a leading edge and get caught at point.A good over from Bishnoi. Only 2 runs and a wicket off it. Pakistan skipper Rohail walks in.Pakistan: 35/2 in 9 oversSkipper Priyam Garg brings on his spinner - leg-spinner Ravi Bishnoi but Haider Ali picks up 5 runs in the over, which includes a boundary over mid-on. On one hand Haider Ali is on 23 off 25 balls, Fahad Munir at the other end is yet to get off the mark after facing 11 balls.Pakistan: 33/1 in 7 oversSlowly but surely Pakistani batter Haider Ali getting used to the Indian pacers. After dispatching Mishra in the previous over, Haider slaps two boundaries off Tyagi. The first one was driven through point while the second one goes past mid-off.Best over for Pakistan till now.Pakistan: 26/1 in 5 oversMishra cranking it up. One of the short balls hits Haider Ali on the left shoulder as the batsman fails to duck. After receiving some treatment, Haider was ready to bat. Four dot balls in the over apart from a boundary by Haider Ali off the second delivery.Pakistan: 17/1 in 4 oversTyagi started the third over with another in-swinging yorker. Pakistani batters not taking any chances against Tyagi. Four dot balls in the over, apart from an unsuccessful LBW appeal, where the ball was pitching outside leg.Pakistan: 11/1 in 3 oversIn an otherwise uneventful over, India pick up the first wicket of Pakistan.Opener and in-form batsman Mohammad Huraira holds out to Divyansh Saxena at square leg off left-arm pacer Sushant Mishra. A short of a length delivery and Huraira went for a pull but couldn’t connect.Pakistan: 9/1 in 2 oversGreat first over by Kartik Tyagi. The right-arm pacer eked out five dot balls but gave away one four after his in-swinging yorker took the inside edge of opener Haider Ali.Pakistan: 4/0 in 1 overMohammad HurairaRohail NazirAbbas AfridiMohammad Amir KhanTahir HussainYashasvi JaiswalRavi BishnoiPriyam GargDhruv JurelAtharva AnkolekarIndia juniors have had the upper hand over Pakistan of late, having beaten them in the Asia Cup last September when they emerged tournament winners.India, who are the defending champions of the U-19 World Cup, had inflicted on Pakistan a 203-run hammering in the last edition in 2018.Group C match: Pakistan beat Scotland by 7 wicketsGroup C match: Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by 38 runsGroup C match: Pakistan vs Bangladesh- Match AbandonedQuarter-final: Pakistan beat Afghanistan by 6 wicketsGroup A match: India beat Sri Lanka by 90 runsGroup A match: India beat Japan by 10 wicketsGroup A match: India beat New Zealand 44 runs (D/L method)Quarter-final: India beat Australia by 74 runsIndia: Yashasvi Jaiswal, Divyaansh Saxena, Tilak Verma, Priyam Garg (capt), Dhruv Jurel (wk), Siddhesh Veer, Atharva Ankolekar, Ravi Bishnoi, Sushant Mishra, Kartik Tyagi, Akash SinghPakistan: Haider Ali, Mohammad Huraira, Rohail Nazir (capt, wk), Fahad Munir, Qasim Akram, Mohammad Haris, Irfan Khan, Abbas Afridi, Tahir Hussain, Amir Ali, Mohammad Amir KhanPakistan skipper Rohail Nazir won the toss and opted to bat first against India in the semi-final of the under-19 World Cup on Tuesday.Four-time champions India will back themselves to reach their third successive final at the U-19 World Cup when they face arch-rivals Pakistan in a last four clash on Tuesday.Both teams go into the semi-final unbeaten. 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