India on Tuesday strolled to the final of the 2020 ICC U19 World Cup with a 10-wicket win over Pakistan.
In what turned out to be the first ever 10-wicket win in knock-outs of an U-19 World Cup, Yashasvi Jaiswal scored a century as he and opening partner Divyaansh Saxena helped India chase down a target of 173 without losing a wicket.
After the bowlers dismissed Pakistan for a paltry 172, Jaiswal led the way with Saxena playing second fiddle. Jaiswal’s century, and India's winning runs, came with a six in the 36th over off Aamir Ali over deep mid-wicket. It was the fourth six of his innings, which also included eight fours.
Jaiswal ended up scoring 105 off 113 balls and additionally took the crucial wicket of Pakistan opener Haider Ali earlier in the day just as the latter and his captain Rohail Nazir looked to be on their way to resurrecting the faltering Pakistan innings.
Divyaansh was unbeaten on 59 off 99 balls and his innings included six fours.
Twitter hailed opener Yashasvi Jaiswal for his incredible century that helped India book a spot in the final of the U-19 World Cup.
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