Indian colts thrash England by five wickets in Tri-Nation tournament

A disciplined bowling effort and a cautious fifty from Yashasvi Jaiswal gave the Indian U-19 side a winning start to its Tri-Nation tournament campaign.

Yashasvi Jaiswal India U-19

A brisk half century from Yashasvi Jaiswal ensured a victory against the West Indies for the Indian colts in the Tri-Nation tournament currently underway,   -  Special arrangement

Opener Yashasvi Jaiswal hit a patient half-century after a superb display by the bowlers as Indian colts made an impressive start to their campaign, notching up a comprehensive five-wicket win over England in the Tri-Nation under-19 tournament here on  Sunday.

India U-19 side produced a disciplined bowling effort to dismiss the English side for 204 in 46.3 overs after its skipper George Balderson won the toss and elected to bat at the County Ground here.

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Pace-spin duo of Kartik Tyagi (3/35) and Ravi Bishnoi (3/40) were the peak of the bowlers, picking up three wickets each, while SS Mishra (2/39) and V Patil (2/46) accounted for two wickets each.

Jaiswal then scored 78 off 115 balls studded with nine hits to the fence to anchor India U-19 chase.

Divyaansh Saxena (43) and Priyam Garg (38) also came up with useful contribution with the bat as the visitors romped home in 39.2 overs.

The Tri-Nation tournament will see England, Bangladesh and India fight for top honours.

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