Prithvi Shaw © Getty Images
Prithvi Shaw © Getty Images

India had a dream start to the tournament by defeating Australia by 100 runs. India’s top three batsmen added 243 to the total of 328 after electing to bat first. The captain Prithvi Shaw was the highest run scorer of all who missed out on his 100 by six runs.

Papua New Guinea on the other hand faced an embarrassing defeat in their first game against Zimbabwe. They could only manage 95 before getting all put on 20 overs. Zimbabwe in return chased it down in 14 overs without losing a wicket.

The live telecast of the India, Australia match in the ICC U-19 World Cup will be on Star Sports 1 and Star Sports HD 1. The live streaming of the match will be on Hotstar.

Ishan Porel, India’s star bowler in the warm up match against South Africa injured his left foot in the match against Australia. There are chances he might miss match against PNG.