AUS vs PAK highlights, U19 World Cup 2024 semifinal: AUS beats PAK in thriller, to meet India in final on Sunday

Australia vs Pakistan highlights: Check the score, commentary and updates from ICC Men’s U19 World Cup semifinal match between Australia and Pakistan in Benoni.

Updated : Feb 08, 2024 21:20 IST

Tom Straker of Australia celebrates.
Tom Straker of Australia celebrates. | Photo Credit: ICC Media

Tom Straker of Australia celebrates. | Photo Credit: ICC Media

Welcome to Sportstar’s highlights of ICC Men’s U19 World Cup semifinal match between Australia and Pakistan being played in Benoni.

  • February 08, 2024 21:13
    AUS 181/9 in 49.1 overs

    Zeeshan to bowl the final over. Three runs to win. Inside edge and IT GOES FOR FOUR!! AUSTRALIA HAS WON THIS GAME AND HOW! Pakistan players are down. Australia is celebrating. 

    Incredible game of cricket. Both teams fought till the end. A roller coaster of a game. A great end. Australia will meet India in the final on Sunday. 

  • February 08, 2024 21:06
    AUS 177/9 in 49 overs

    Ubaid bowling his final over. LBW appeal on the first ball but umpire isn’t interested. A double on the second ball. Australia inching closer. And another single on the third ball. 3 off 9 balls. Dot on the fourth ball. Ubaid having problems with his runup. 3 off 8 balls. There’s problem with his shoes. Alright he’s up. Dot ball on the fifth delivery. Dot to finish. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:59
    AUS 174/9 in 48 overs

    12 off 18 balls. 

    Zeeshan bowling his sixth over. A dot on the first ball. A single on the second ball towards deep third. Bouncer, top edge and four!!! Over the keeper and this a welcome boundary for Australia. Macmillan takes a quick single and his partner Vidler is ALMOST run out. 6 off 14 balls. Dot ball. Good stop there by keeper. Dot to end. 6 off 12 balls.

  • February 08, 2024 20:55
    AUS 168/9 in 47 overs

    This has been incredible stuff from Pakistan. Can Ubaid finish in this over. Vidler takes a single. 14 off 22 balls. Dot ball. 14 off 21 balls. Single. 13 from 20 balls. Down the leg and another single. A dot ball to end the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:48
    AUS 164/9 in 46 overs

    Raza bowling his last over. He strikes! Straker is gone. Back of the length and Straker gets an outside edge straight to keeper. Australia eight down. 

    Tom Straker c †Saad Baig b Ali Raza 3. Beardman at the crease.

    16 off 26 balls. OUT! Bowled. Beardman is gone. Australia is nine down. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:41
    AUS 164/7 in 45 overs

    Australia needs 19 off 36 balls. Pakistan needs three wickets. 

    Shah is back. He begins with a down the leg wide. Ball remaining low from that good length area around off stump. Just three runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:35
    AUS 161/7 in 44 overs

    Raza bowling his ninth over. Runs have dried up and Australia has lost two wickets quickly. Raza on the brink of bowling another maiden. Wide on the last ball. Follows it up with waist height no ball. Extra runs will hurt Pakistan. Should’ve ended the over two balls earlier. ALMOST a run out on the last ball. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:33
    AUS 157/7 in 43 overs

    Minhas bowling his last over. Four dot balls to begin with! A single on the fifth ball. Just two runs off the over. He finishes the spell with 2/20. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:27
    AUS 155/7 in 42 overs

    Pakistan appeals for a nick against Peake but umpire isn’t interested. Nice bouncer that by Raza. Four dot balls. Can he bowl a maiden? OUT! Peake is gone. This time he has nicked. Down the leg, he tried to guide it but isn’t able to. Pakistan is delighted. Australia seven down! 

    Oliver Peake c †Saad Baig b Ali Raza 49

    Man of the moment for Australia Tom Straker at the crease now. A maiden wicket by Raza! This is incredible bowling. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:23
    AUS 155/6 in 41 overs

    Can Minhas get one more? Four singles in first four balls. Ends the over with two dot balls. Australia is playing him out. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:17
    AUS 151/6 in 40 overs

    Raza is back. Double on the first ball. Fielding has hurt Pakistan in this game. Macmillan is caught at slips but Pakistan isn’t celebrating yet. It’s a waist height no-ball! Otherwise, Macmillan would’ve been gone. 150-up for Australia. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:13
    AUS 146/6 in 39 overs

    Minhas continues from the other end. OUT! Campbell is gone! Is there a twist in the tale? The last ball turned but this came in straight. Campbell is clean bowled. Australia six down with still 34 runs to play. 

    Tom Campbell b Arafat Minhas 25

  • February 08, 2024 20:07
    AUS 145/5 in 38 overs

    Zeeshan is back. He had a good second spell in between. Three runs in the first three balls. Singles coming in very easily for Australia. BOUNDARY on the last ball. Misfield in the deep. 

  • February 08, 2024 20:04
    AUS 136/5 in 37 overs

    Australia has got its control back in the runchase. Pakistan requires one more wicket to put the pressure back. Another great over by Minhas, just one run off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:59
    AUS 135/5 in 36 overs

    Shah is back and Peake welcomes him with a four towards point. Brilliant batting by Peake here. Good over for Australia, nine runs coming off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:57
    AUS 126/5 in 35 overs

    Minhas has been splendid with his accuracy. And he still has four more overs left after this. Crucial bowler to keep Pakistan in the hunt. Four runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:53
    AUS 122/5 in 34 overs

    Raza continues. Bouncer, too high and it goes over keeper’s reach. Four runs!! Six runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:45
    AUS 116/5 in 33 overs

    Minhas continues. Three dots then a single. Ubaid has hurt his knee while fielding and he’s down on the ground. Drinks have been taken as the team medic checks on him. 

    Australia needs 65 runs to win from 104 balls. 

    Two runs from the over. Australia going slow and not-so-steady. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:40
    AUS 114/5 in 32 overs

    Raza is back with his pace! Stump to stump lines are working brilliantly for Pakistan. There has been a lot of miscommunication between the batters. Quite a few runout chances here and there. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:38
    AUS 110/5 in 31 overs

    Minhas continues with his left arm spin. Another two-run over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:35
    AUS 108/5 in 30 overs

    Naveed is bowling out now. Last for him. Tight bowling. Just two runs off it. Naveed completes his spell 1/25. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:33
    AUS 106/5 in 29 overs

    This is spectacular tangle by Pakistan here. Spinners aren’t leaving their lengths and attacking the stumps. Maiden over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:30
    AUS 106/5 in 28 overs

    Naveed for his ninth over. Gives away just two runs. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:26
    AUS 104/5 in 27 overs

    OUT! Big wicket for Pakistan! Dixon is gone. Turn for Minhas, Dixon misses it and crashes into off stump. 

    Harry Dixon b Arafat Minhas 50

    Tom Campbell is the new man in. Three runs and wicket in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:22
    AUS 101/4 in 26 overs

    Naveed is back. Pakistan spinners drying up runs here. Just a single from the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:19
    AUS 100/4 in 25 overs

    Arafat Minhas into the attack now. Pakistan attacking via spin. 100-up for Australia! 

  • February 08, 2024 19:14
    AUS 99/4 in 24 overs

    Change in bowling, Haroon Arshad into the attack. Dixon gets a single and reaches his fifty in 70 balls. Peake finds a boundary! 

  • February 08, 2024 19:10
    AUS 92/4 in 23 overs

    Back of the length by Zeeshan and Dixon pulls it beautifully towards midwicket for four. Dixon is playing brilliantly here. Has looked comfortable facing all bowlers. Eight runs from the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:05
    AUS 84/4 in 22 overs

    99 more runs to win from 29 overs. 

    Ahmad continues. Coming around the wicket. Three runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 19:01
    AUS 81/4 in 21 overs

    Zeeshan is back. Didn’t have the best of opening spells earlier. Much better over this by Zeeshan. Challenging the outside edge. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:57
    AUS 78/4 in 20 overs

    Ahmad Hassan is introduced into the attack now. Pakistan allowing the batters to rotate the strike easily. Dixon’s presence is crucial for Australia. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:52
    AUS 73/4 in 19 overs

    Ubaid continues. Peake gets his first boundary! Nicely driven that. Runs are coming for Australia. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:49
    AUS 64/4 in 18 overs

    Naveed for his seventh over. Five runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:43
    AUS 59/4 in 17 overs

    Ubaid Shah strikes! Australia four down now. New batter Ryan Hicks is gone for a golden duck. Chops onto the stumps. 

    Ryan Hicks b Ubaid Shah 0. Ollie Peake is the new man in.

    Five runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:36
    AUS 54/3 in 16 overs

    Sixth over for Naveed. He has bowled brilliantly so far. Pakistan captain screaming for a slightly better effort in the fielding department. OUT! Run out. Harjas Singh is well short of his crease. Dixon went off for a quick run, Harjas responded very late and had to sacrifice his wicket in the end. 

    Harjas Singh run out (Arafat Minhas/†Saad Baig) 5

  • February 08, 2024 18:33
    AUS 51/2 in 15 overs

    Raza continues. Dixon drives and gets a four! Beautiful drive on the up. Seven runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:27
    AUS 44/2 in 14 overs

    Australia happy to take things slow. Pakistan bowlers haven’t given away a lot of bad balls either. It’s been a good battle so far. OUT! Naveed strikes! Low full toss, Weibgen drives it straight to cover fielder. Naveed can’t believe it but it works for Pakistan!

    Hugh Weibgen c Haroon Arshad b Naveed Ahmed Khan 4. Harjas Singh in at number four.

  • February 08, 2024 18:24
    AUS 42/1 in 13 overs

    Raza getting the ball to nip into the right handers. He’s bowling well. Just two singles off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:20
    AUS 40/1 in 12 overs

    Naveed getting the ball to turn a bit into the left hander. Pakistan has kept the attacking field on. Only two fielders outside the circle: square leg and midwicket. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:13
    AUS 39/1 in 11 overs

    OUT! Raza strikes!! Konstas loses his off stump. Through the defence as the ball nips back into the right hander. 

    Sam Konstas b Ali Raza 14. Captain Hugh Weibgen at the crease now.

    Rotation of strike continues for Australia. Fantastic ball by Raza. Back of the length, fourth stump, angled in but held its line. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:12
    AUS 33/0 in 10 overs

    Naveed is mixing his pace, but is a touch fuller. Three runs off the over. PowerPlay ends. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:06
    AUS 30/0 in 9 overs

    Ali Raza into the attack now. Coming around the wicket to left hander. Starts well with three dot balls. He too is bowling fuller lengths, not getting the movement though. Two singles off the over including a quick one on the last ball that ALMOST resulted in a runout had it hit directly. 

  • February 08, 2024 18:04
    AUS 28/0 in 8 overs

    Naveed continues. Ball has kept low from certain areas. Naveed bowls too full and Konstas drives it towards covers for four. Five runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:58
    AUS 23/0 in 7 overs

    Ubaid continues from the other end. Slightly animated expression by Ubaid. Hitting the pitch hard. Constant long stares by him towards the Australian batters. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:55
    AUS 22/0 in 6 overs

    Spin early in the innings. Naveed Khan into the attack with his off spin. Bowling the driving lengths to left hander. Just one runs from the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:51
    AUS 21/0 in 5 overs

    Ubaid has bowled well. He has found his length more often. Not much movement out there. Just two singles in that over. Impressive bowling. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:47
    AUS 19/0 in 4 overs

    Full toss by Zeeshan and Konstas pushes it for four towards the on side. When Zeeshan hits the hard length, it’s not easy to time him. But he’s missing his length more often than not. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:43
    AUS 14/0 in 3 overs

    Pakistan pacers have been slightly fuller so far. Probably looking for early swing. Need to find their lines though. Ubaid has attacked the stumps in this over. Hasn’t got the ball to move but. Slightly outside off and Dixon drives it for four to end the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:36
    AUS 9/0 in 2 overs

    Mohammed Zeeshan from the other end. FOUR! Slightly full and wide and Dixon smashes it past covers. Zeeshan is pretty tall, needs to find his length right here. So far, he isn’t able to control his line and length. 

  • February 08, 2024 17:30
    AUS 4/0 in 1 over

    Harry Dixon on strike. Ubaid Shah with the new ball. A bouncer very early in the innings, a wide though. Too high. Fuller lengths for the rest of the over. Four runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:57
    PAK 179/10 in 48.5 overs

    Straker bowling the penultimate over. Just a single in the first three balls. OUT! Fifer for Straker. Full ball, Zeeshan goes for a slog, misses it and the leg stump does a cartwheel. 

    Mohammad Zeeshan b Straker 4

    Ali Raza the last man in. He too has the same fate. Golden duck. 

    Ali Raza b Straker 0

    Straker ends with 6/24.

    Australia needs 180 runs to win. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:51
    PAK 178/8 in 48 overs

    Beardman bowling his last over. Zeeshan hits brilliant backfoot punch for four! Five runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:47
    PAK 173/8 in 47 overs

    Straker. Shah goes for a slog and gets a boundary towards backward square leg. OUT! Another wicket for Straker. Length ball, Shah goes for another hit, top edges it and is caught inside circle. Eight down Pakistan. 

    Ubaid Shah c Dixon b Straker 6

  • February 08, 2024 16:42
    PAK 168/7 in 46 overs

    Vidler continues. Naveed goes for a slog and misses it. Almost edges it. Ubaid Shah gets a double. Both batters are going after the ball now. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:37
    PAK 164/7 in 45 overs

    Campbell’s sixth over. FOUR! Minhas gets his fifty with a boundary past point! Great knock. OUT! Minhas is gone!! Big wicket for Australia this. Slightly fuller, he goes for an inside out but is caught in the deep. Good catch there, had to run a bit. 

    Arafat Minhas c Peake b Campbell 52

  • February 08, 2024 16:32
    PAK 158/6 in 44 overs

    Vidler is back and Minhas welcomes him with a brilliant cover drive for four. Another boundary! Terrific pull shot this time by Naveed. 11 runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:30
    PAK 147/6 in 43 overs

    Campbell for his fifth over. Tight over, just two off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:25
    PAK 145/6 in 42 overs

    Beardman bowling his ninth. Slight miscommunication between the batters as new batter Naveed wanted to a quick single but Minhas sends his back from the strikers’ end. Direct hit would have been close. Minhas charges and hits over covers. Doesn’t time it well but gets a double. Now he slashes the fuller length past point to end the over with a boundary. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:20
    PAK 138/6 in 41 overs

    Straker strikes again! He gets Azan Awais caught behind! Umpires checked for no ball it was very close but no luck for Awais as he walks back. Terrific knock though. He tried to guide it towards deep third but got an edge. Third wicket for Straker. 

    Azan Awais c †Hicks b Straker 52

    Minhas has found his rhythm. He slaps Straker’s bouncer towards midwicket for four. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:14
    PAK 132/5 in 40 overs

    Beardman is back. Testing batters with short balls and then a bait ball on driving length. Smart bowling this. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:11
    PAK 130/5 in 39 overs

    Straker bowling his seventh. He has consistently challenged the outside edge. Has a good liking for the left hand batters. Three singles off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:08
    PAK 127/5 in 38 overs

    Macmillan bowling his last over. A single by Azan Awais brings up his fifty! A great knock given the situation. 

  • February 08, 2024 16:03
    PAK 123/5 in 37 overs

    Straker is back. Attack continues to be at the stumps. Tight over, just a single off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:58
    PAK 122/5 in 36 overs

    Now Macmillan bowling his ninth. Full on the pads and Awais sweeps it for four towards backward square leg. And Minhas ends the over with another cut past point for four. Good over for Pakistan. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:57
    PAK 113/5 in 35 overs

    Campbell continues. Four! Short and wide and Minhas cuts it hard past the point. Seven runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:49
    PAK 106/5 in 34 overs

    Only one over for Vidler. Harjas is back. He has bowled so far. With the kind of situation Pakistan is in, the batters haven’t been able to take much risks. FOUR! Minhas opens his arms off a half-volley and slaps it straight past the bowler. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:46
    PAK 100/5 in 33 overs

    Campbell is back. Spins away from the left hander and beats the keeper as well. Four byes for Pakistan! Single and that brings up 100 for Pakistan. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:39
    PAK 94/5 in 32 overs

    Vidler is back. Starts off with two wides. Idea is to keep Pakistan batters on backfoot and not let them open arms. Vidler bowls a half-volley and Minhas drives it past covers for four! A boundary after ages! Follows it up with a jaffa. Pulls his length slightly back and balls nips away just past the outside edge. Vidler hasn’t been able to control his line in this over. Four wides and a no ball already in the over. He comes around the wicket now to attack the stumps. Nine runs off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:37
    PAK 85/5 in 31 overs

    Macmillan bowling his eighth over. All eyes on Awais now to get Pakistan to a defendable total. Three singles in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:34
    PAK 82/5 in 30 overs

    Beardman has been pretty good today. Mixing his length well, consistent with the lines, challenging both edges and has a good pace. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:30
    PAK 80/5 in 29 overs

    Macmillan continues. Arafat Minhas in the new man in. 101 balls since the last boundary says the broadcast. Just a single in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:27
    PAK 79/5 in 28 overs

    Beardman is back. Has been a very quite period of play from both teams. OUT! Arshad is bowled. That nipped back in slightly. Arshad is taken aback by the pace there though. A great delivery. 

    Haroon Arshad b Beardman 8

  • February 08, 2024 15:17
    PAK 73/4 in 25 overs

    Two off spinners are operating now in tandem. Another four singles off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:13
    PAK 69/4 in 24 overs

    Change in bowling, off-spinner Tom Campbell into the attack. Starts well, just four runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:11
    PAK 65/4 in 23 overs

    There has been no respite for Pakistan here. Runs have dried up from both ends and quick wickets haven’t helped either. Another one run over by Macmillan. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:09
    PAK 64/4 in 22 overs

    Harjas has bowled well here. Hasn’t allowed Pakistan batters to squeeze runs off his overs. Another three-run over. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:06
    PAK 61/4 in 21 overs

    Macmillan bowls another tight over. Just three singles off it. Boundaries haven’t come in a long time for Pakistan, nearly 10 overs. 

  • February 08, 2024 15:01
    PAK 58/4 in 20 overs

    Harjas continues. Five runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:58
    PAK 53/4 in 19 overs

    OUT! Macmillan strikes! Quicker, fuller, Hassan goes for a sweep, misses it and is struck in front. Pakistan in huge trouble now. Four down for not-so-much. 

    Ahmad Hassan lbw b MacMillan 4. Haroon Arshad at the crease now.

    Maiden wicket. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:52
    PAK 53/3 in 18 overs

    Now Harjas Singh into the attack. He bowls a gentle medium pace. Three singles in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:50
    PAK 50/3 in 17 overs

    Raf Macmillan, off break bowler, into the attack. In and around the off stump. Just a single in that over and it fifty-up for Pakistan. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:47
    PAK 49/3 in 16 overs

    Beardman for his fifth over. Awais takes a quick single, survives a direct hit and the ball goes for four. Five runs off overthrows in Pakistan’s basket. Six runs off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:38
    PAK 43/3 in 15 overs

    Straker into his fifth over. OUT! Saad Baig is gone, caught at slips. Slightly fuller but not a driving length. Pakistan captain went for it and paid the price. 

    Saad Baig c Dixon b Straker 3. Ahmad Hassan walks in.

    Finally, Australia bowling to a right hand batter in this game. Jaffa by Straker! On the length and it nips away from the right hander, just past the outside edge. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:32
    PAK 43/2 in 14 overs

    Beardman is back, replaces Vidler. Mixing his lengths. He has good pace and it beating the batters. Another good over, three runs off it. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:28
    PAK 40/2 in 13 overs

    Australia continues to have just two fielders outside the ring. DROPPED! Straker induces an outside edge off Saad’s bat, goes towards first slip who had to jump but isn’t able to grab it. Pakistan captain survives. It was a hard slash by Saad off length when he got an edge. Shows the desperation of Pakistan batters to keep the scoreboard ticking. Two singles in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:24
    PAK 38/2 in 12 overs

    Vidler for his sixth over. Awais gets another full ball and this time he hits it straight past the bowler for four. Vidler has mixed his lengths in this over. The attack still remains stumps to stumps. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:19
    PAK 31/2 in 11 overs

    Straker continues to challenge the outside edge on length. After tackling hard lengths for five balls, Awais finally gets a half-volley outside off and he drives it for four towards covers to end the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:13
    PAK 27/2 in 10 overs

    Vidler into his fifth over now. Shahzaib still trying to time his shots. Hasn’t looked comfortable so far. OUT! Shahzaib falls. Fuller ball, outside off, goes for a slash but straight to point. 

    Shahzaib Khan c Weibgen b Vidler 4. Saad Baig in at number four.

    Powerplay ends. Australia will be very pleased with it. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:08
    PAK 26/1 in 9 overs

    OUT! Shamyl misses his pull and is caught inside the circle. Top edges, high in the air and Straker strikes for Australia. Pakistan loses first wicket. 

    Shamyl Hussain c Peake b Straker 17. Azan Awais is the new man in.

    Consistency was the set up for that dismissal. Kept bowling the hard lengths and batters were forced to find a way to keep the scoreboard ticking. Just a single in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:03
    PAK 25/0 in 8 overs

    Vidler continues. Continues to bowl the length ball and taking the ball into the left handers. Shahzaib is looking to get a move on now. Unable to so far. Missed his pull on the last ball as well. 

  • February 08, 2024 14:00
    PAK 24/0 in 7 overs

    Change in bowling. Right arm pacer Tom Straker into the attack now. Not much out there for the bowlers so far, forcing them to pull their lengths early. Just one run from the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:54
    PAK 23/0 in 6 overs

    That’s a terrific pull by Shamyl off Vidler. Knew it was going to be short, waited for it and hit it very fine off the fine leg fielder and gets a boundary. Now Vidler has moved his line to fifth stump, challenging the outside edge. Ends the over with another glorious boundary! A touch fuller and Shamyl drives it towards covers. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:50
    PAK 15/0 in 5 overs

    Beardman has decided to continue bowling around the wicket. Consistency with the hard lengths has made it difficult for Pakistan batters to open their arms. Now Beardman is back over the wicket, wide off the crease. Posing a tough challenge for the openers. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:46
    PAK 13/0 in 4 overs

    Vidler bowling the hard lengths. Both bowlers trying to keep the ball in the stump line. Has worked so far. Just one run off the over. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:41
    PAK 12/0 in 3 overs

    Beardman bowling very wide off the crease, bringing ball into the left handers now. Now round the wicket ALMOST gets Shahzaib out! Short and wide, Shahzaib cuts it and the fielder at point stretches himself up, gets his hand on it but can’t grab it. First boundary of the innings by Shamyl. Full on the pads and it flicks it in the air towards midwicket for four. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:35
    PAK 4/0 in 2 overs

    Callum Vidler, right arm pacer, from the other end. An appeal on the second ball for caught behind. Down the leg, Shahzaib tries to guide it but misses, keeper appeals but umpire isn’t interested. Slight miscommunication between the two batters as Shahzaib wanted to a quick single and was halfway down the pitch before he was sent back by his partner at the non-strikers’ end. Just a single in that over. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:31
    PAK 3/0 in 1 over

    Right arm pacer Mahli Beardman opens the bowling for Australia. Shamyl opens the account for Pakistan with a single towards third man on the second ball. Hint of swing for Beardman, taking the ball away from the left handers. Double on the last man makes it three runs off the first over. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:23
    All set!

    Teams are lining up for the national anthems. First up: Pakistan, followed by Australia. 

    Shahzaib Khan and Shamyl Hussain come out to open the innings for Pakistan. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:09
    Playing XI

    Australia: Sam Konstas, Harry Dixon, Hugh Weibgen (C), Harjas Singh, Ryan Hicks (WK), Ollie Peake, Tom Campbell, Rafael Macmillan, Tom Straker, Mahli Beardman, Callum Vidler

    Pakistan: Shahzaib Khan, Shamyl Hussain, Azan Awais, Saad Baig (C/WK), Ahmad Hassan, Haroon Arshad, Arafat Minhas, Ubaid Shah, Mohammad Zeeshan, Ali Raza, Naveed Khan

  • February 08, 2024 13:08
    Pitch report

    Samuel Badree and Marina Iqbal: Batters need to negotiate the first hour that might aid the seamers. Need to dig deep since the runs can be accumulated later in the innings. Pitch might slow down the game goes on. 

  • February 08, 2024 13:02

    Australia has won the toss and opted to bowl first. 

  • February 08, 2024 12:57
    Pakistan’s World Cup so far

    - beat Afghanistan by 181 runs, group match 

    - beat Nepal by five wickets, group match 

    - beat New Zealand by 10 wickets, group match 

    - beat Ireland by three wickets, super sixes 

    - beat Bangladesh by five runs, super sixes 

  • February 08, 2024 12:55
    Australia’s World Cup so far

    - beat Namibia by four wickets, group match

    - beat Zimbabwe by 225 runs, group match

    - beat Sri Lanka by six wickets, group match

    - beat England 110 runs, super sixes 

    - no result against West Indies, super sixes

  • February 08, 2024 12:35
    When and where to watch?

    The match will be telecasted on Star Sports network and can be streamed live on Disney+Hotstar. The match is scheduled to begin at 1:30 PM IST. 

  • February 08, 2024 12:23

    Hello and welcome to the live coverage of the second semifinal of the u19 World Cup between Australia and Pakistan in Benoni, South Africa. Stay tuned for the live updates. 

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