Play Fantasy Cricket & Win

Cash Daily! Click here

Home > News >

ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014: Afghanistan shock Australia by 36 runs

Afghanistan caused a major upset when they beat Australia in the ongoing U-19 World CUp
Afghanistan caused a major upset when they beat Australia in the ongoing U-19 World Cup © Getty Images

 

Abu Dhabi: Feb 17, 2014

 

Afghanistan caused a major upset in the ICC Under-19 World Cup 2014 when they defeated three-time champions and 2012 runners-up Australia by 36 runs on Monday.

 

Half-centuries by Mohammad Mujtaba, Ihsanullah and Hashmatullah Shaidi helped Afghanistan post a respectable 253 in 49.2 overs before fast bowler Abdullah Adil and left-arm spinner Sharafuddin Ashraf shared seven wickets between them to bowl Australia out for 217.

 

Mujtaba (75) and Ihsanullah (63) added 126 runs for the second wicket and later Hashmatullah (57) provided a late impetus to Afghanistan’s innings after they had elected to bat first.

 

In turn, Australia managed just one partnership of note when for the fourth wicket, with Jake Doran (45) and Damien Mortimer (43) putting on 70 runs as they were bowled out for 217 in 48 overs with James Bazley top scoring with 54 not out. Abdullah returned figures of 4 for 45 while Sharafuddin had figures of 3 for 55.

 

Brief scores:

 

Afghanistan 253 in 49.2 overs (Mohammad Mujtaba 75, Ihsanullah 63, Hashmatullah Shaidi 57; Cameron Valente 3 for 59, James Bazley 3 for 69) beat  Australia 217  in 48 overs (James Bazley 54*, Jaron Morgan 47, Jake Doran 45; Abdullah Adil 4 for 45, Sharafuddin Ashraf 3 for 55) by 36 runs.

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 21, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Abu Dhabi

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 22, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 23, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Dubai

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 24, 2014 (20:00 IST)   at Sharjah

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 25, 2014 (16:00 IST)   at Dubai

More

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 20, 2014  at Sharjah

Kings XI Punjab won by 7 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014  at Dubai

Delhi Daredevils won by 4 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 19, 2014  at Dubai

Royal Challengers Bangalore won by 7 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Rajasthan Royals won by 4 wkts

Indian T20 League 2014

Apr 18, 2014  at Abu Dhabi

Kings XI Punjab won by 6 wkts

Photos

RR vs KXIP, IPL 2014 Match 7 at Sharjah

Videos

Rajasthan Royals' unusual strategy in IPL 2014

IPL 2014: JP Duminy adds tremendous value to Delhi Daredevils’ side

IPL 2014: Chennai Super Kings’ bowling attack may present problems for MS Dhoni

Praveen Kumar believes making comeback for India is not difficult

Saqlain Mushtaq: Samuel Badree, Sunil Narine are skilful cricketers

Miran Bakhsh: The second-oldest Test debutant

Chennai Super Kings David Miller Delhi Daredevils England India IPL IPL 7 IPL 2014 Kings XI Punjab Kolkata Knight Riders Mumbai Indians Rajasthan Royals Royal Challengers Bangalore RR vs KXIP 2014 Virat Kohli

IPL 2014: Glenn Maxwell disappointed to leave run-chase unfinished

PCB didn’t pursue Rashid Latif owing to ECB pressure

Glenn Maxwell, David Miller’s blazing innings help Kings XI Punjab cruise past Rajasthan Royals by 7 wickets in IPL 7

Rajasthan Royals (RR) vs Kings XI Punjab (KXIP), IPL 2014: David Miller’s blitz puts Punjab in sight of victory

Cricket betting racket busted in Jaipur, 6 men arrested

IPL 2014: JP Duminy adds tremendous value to Delhi Daredevils’ side

IPL 2014: Chennai Super Kings’ bowling attack may present problems for MS Dhoni

Batsmen who have smashed last ball for six to win a game in the annals of One-Day Internationals

IPL 2014: Glenn Maxwell, David Miller form the core of Kings XI Punjab’s batting line-up

Praveen Kumar believes making comeback for India is not difficult

Fan of the Day

Fan Cricket

Fan Cricket

2 Posts | 0 Fans

Kolkata Knight Riders vs Delhi Daredevils IPL 2014 Match no 6 Video Highlights

Alia Bhatt: My parents aren’t members of my fan club!

IPL 2014: Sanju Samson credits Rahul Dravid’s mentoring in progress

Sonography — the what, how and when of the procedure

Soundarya Rajinikanth: I fulfilled my animation dream with Kochadaiiyaan

Olympian swimmer Rehan Poncha’s diet and fitness tips for swimmers

IPL 2014: Deepak Hooda, Ankit Sharma celebrate birthday with team-mates

Nike refutes FuelBand shutdown reports, says new color options incoming

HTC Desire 210 sub-Rs 10,000 smartphone in the works

Also on cricketcountry.com