We need support of all fifteen players, says India U-19 captain Prithvi Shaw
Having completed the group levels with three spectacular wins, India are one of the agency favourites to carry the ICC U-19 World Cup and captain Prithvi Shaw mentioned he wants support from all his players in
realising the dream.
India opened their Group B marketing campaign with a 100-run victory over a formidable Australian aspect, a match which was surprisingly one-sided between the 2 three-time champions, and then accomplished a medical 10-wicket victories over Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Zimbabwe, whereas additionally attempting out their players.
India captain Shaw and Manjot Kalra opened the innings within the first two matches whereas they opted for Harvik Desai and Shubman Gill for the ultimate league match towards Zimbabwe.
“Our first eleven is still not fixed. It’s a team game and we need the support of all 15 players throughout the tournament,” mentioned Shaw.
Shaw is very impressed with left-arm spinner Anukul Roy who grabbed 10 wickets up to now, placing him on the high of the record of profitable bowlers.
“Our spinners know how to take wickets, even in the power-play. Anukul takes wickets whenever we need them and he knows how to control the situation, understands what I need him to do,” Shaw mentioned of Roy, who’s one of three within the Indian workforce who bowl left-arm spin, the others being Abhishek Sharma and Shiva Singh.
Besides India, England and New Zealand have received all their three video games and are among the many teams preserving their choices open for the knockout stage – which sees the highest two sides from every of the 4 teams within the Super League, whereas the remaining eight are within the Plate League.
It has not been a lot totally different for the fourth group toppers, Pakistan, who too have tried their bowling mixtures however most likely didn’t have sufficient leeway owing to their early loss to Afghanistan.
In the Super League quarterfinals, England play Australia right here on January 23, Pakistan tackle South Africa in Christchurch on January 24, Afghanistan are due for a face-off with New Zealand in Christchurch on January 25 whereas India and Bangladesh characteristic within the final quarterfinal right here on January 26.
According to the event enjoying circumstances, in case any quarter-final match ends in a tie, deserted or if the match is a no-result, the workforce that completed within the increased place within the group stage will proceed to the semi-finals.