Good Morning! Hello and Welcome to CricketCountry’s live coverage of Match No. 13 of the  ICC U-19 Cricket World Cup 2016 between Pakistan and Canada at the Sylhet District Stadium on Saturday. Pakistan have won this tournament two times (2004 & 2006) and will look to make it an impressive third time. Canada on the other other will to are new to this tournament and only managed at best 11th position in the 2014 edition beating Zimbabwe (group stage) and Papaua New Guinea in the play-off game for 11th place. Pakistan are captained by left-handed  batsman Gauhar Hafeez while Canada are skippered by right-hand batsman Abraash Khan. LIVE CRICKET SCORECARD, ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup 2016, Pakistan U19 vs Canada U19

Live cricket score: Pakistan U-19 180/3 | Overs 40.5 | Target 179 | BATTING: Zeeshan Malik 89(122), Hasan Mohsin 4(2): Pakistan sealed the match with seven wickets and 55 balls to spare. Pakistan’s opener led their chase from front, remained unbeaten on 89 from 122 delievruies he had faced. His innings was inclusive of nine boundaries and a six. The last dismissal made by Canada was of Saif Badar, who scored 44 runs in 75 balls. OUT! Saif Badar b Suliman Khan 44(75)

Live cricket score: Pakistan U-19 96/2 | Overs 22 | Target 179 | BATTING: Zeeshan Malik 41(62), Saif Badar 16(24): From here, Pakistan need another 87 runs off 29 overs. The opening batsman Zeeshan is stuck around, has five boundaries and a six so far in his innings. The three Pakistan’s batsmen to have been dismissed are skipper Gauhar Hafeez and Mohammad Asad. Cananda’s Mamik Luthra and Akash Gill were the wicket-takers. They were dismissed in a span of four overs, giving Cananda some good momentum. However, Malik’s innings has helped Pakistan recover from that collapse. OUT! Gauhar Hafeez c Sarbot Sivia b Akash Gill 20(36) OUT! Mohammad Asad LBW Mamik Luthra 6(10) 

Live cricket score: Pakistan U-19 9/0 | Overs 1 | Target 179 | BATTING: Zeeshan Malik 9(6), Gauhar Hafeez 0(0): Cananda were bundled out for 178 in 48.3 overs. Their opening batsman Bhavindu Adhihetty top-scored for them with 51 off 82 balls. Their skipper Abraash Khan later contributed with 44 cruicial runs from 65 balls. Meanwhile six players got dimsissed scoring in single digit. Pakistan now have begin their chase, scoring nine runs in their first over. Zeeshan Malik off to a good start with two fours already to his account.

Live cricket score: Canada U-19 79/3 | Overs 25 | BATTING: Bhavindu Adhihetty 30(60), Arslan Khan 8(8): Akash Gill was the latest dismissal. An excellent effort from the duo–Hasan Khan and Shadab Khan– got Gill run out. His wicket left Canada at 66 for 3. Canada had lost two wickets in quick succession, Gill went the very next delivery after Amish Taploo was dismissed. OUT! Akash Gill run out Hasan Khan and Shadab Khan 3(10)

Live cricket score: Canada U-19 22/1 | Overs 8| BATTING: Bhavindu Adhihettty 10 (21), Amish Taploo 7 (19): Canada have lost an early wicket as Pakistan look to pile on more misery on the Canada batsmen. Canada will look to stitch a partnership and get themselves to a comfortable position in the upcoming overs.

TOSS: Canada win toss and elect to bat first.

Pakistan in their previous Group B match against Afghanistan, restricted them to a lowly 126 runs with Shadab Khan picking up four wickets in the five over he bowled giving away just nine runs in the process. While chasing Pakistan had multiple batsmen reaching mid 20’s as Zeeshan Malik top scoring 29 runs. Pakistan won the match by 6 wickets with 19 overs still remaining. Canada on the started off the very wrong note losing their match against Sri Lanka by a huge margin. Sri Lanka batting first made a mammoth 315 runs as Canada’s young fast bowler Abdul Haseeb picking up two wickets in his nine overs. In their reply Canada’s batsmen failed miserably with only four batsmen reaching double figures. Arslan Khan remained the top scorer with 42 runs and remained unbeaten through-out.

Group B along with Pakistan and Canada have Sri Lanka and Afghanistan which makes for an interesting group dynamics.

Pakistan U19: Gauhar Hafeez (c), Ahmad Shafiq, Arsal Sheikh, Hasan Khan, Hasan Mohsin, Irfan Liaqat, Mohammad Umar, Muhammad Asad, Saif Ali, Saif Badar, Salman Fayyaz, Sameen Gul, Shadab Khan, Umair Masood (wk), Zeeshan Malik.

Canada U-19: Abraash Khan (c), Bhavindu Adhihetty, Thursaanth Anantharajah, Akash Gill, Abdul Haseeb, Wijayaraj, Suliman Khan, Arslan Khan, Mamik Luthra, Miraj Patel, Shlok Patel, Kurt Ramdath, Sarbot Sivia (wk), Harsh Thaker, Amish Taploo, Prushoth.

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