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Mohammad Azharuddin hails India's U-19 World Cup semi-final win

by Surendra Kumar Sep 09, 2018 • 12:47 PM

Kolkata, Jan 30 (CRICKETNMORE) - Former India captain Mohammad Azharuddin on Tuesday hailed the U-19 Indian team which reached the final of the World Cup after annihilating Pakistan by 203 runs in the semi-final at the Hagley Oval in New Zealand, earlier in the day.

"They have done the nation proud. Today's game..to get a team all out for 69 speaks volumes of the talent they possess. I hope they comeback with the World Cup. We have been winning the U-19 World Cup many times (thrice). We hope to win it for the fourth time as well," Azharuddin told reporters here on the sidelines of Delhi Public School's Annual sports Day. 

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Shubman Gill (102 not) helped India to post 272 runs after opting to bat first. Later, medium-pacer Ishan Porel returned figures of 4/17 to bowl out Pakistan for 69 runs. 

India will play Australia in the final at the Bay Oval in Mount Maunganui on February 3. 

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