India’s U-19 team, on Friday, beat Bangladesh by a huge margin of 131 runs in the quarterfinal at Queenstown Events Centre Venue, to enter the semifinal of the ICC U-19 World Cup 2018. India will play against arch rivals Pakistan in the semifinal to be held at Hagley Oval, Christchurch, on January 30, 2018. Pakistan reached the semifinal by beating South Africa by three wickets. The first semifinal of the two will be played between Australia and Afghanistan on January 29.
In their match against Bangladesh, India scored 265 with help from Shubham Gill (86 runs) and Abhishek Sharma (50 runs) giving a target of 266 to Bangladesh in 50 overs. In response, Bangladesh could only manage to score 134 at the fall of all wickets in 42.1 overs.