Good Morning! Hello and Welcome to Cricket Country’s live coverage of the 9th place play-off semi-final game of the 2016 ICC Under 19 World Cup between South Africa U19 and Zimbabwe U19 at the Sheikh Kamal International Cricket Stadium in Cox’s Bazar on Monday. South Africa have been in aweful form in this tournament as they have managed to win just a game in the whole tournament prior to this game, and were knocked out in the group stage, despute being the defending champions. Zimbabwe, on the other hand, have been fairly impressive compared to that of South Africa, however were knocked out of the group stage as well. LIVE UPDATES: ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2016, 9th Place Play-off Semi-Final, South Africa Under 19 vs Zimbabwe Under 19 at Cox Bazar

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, ZIM U19 94/2 in 22 Overs, TARGET 92 ,BATTING: Ryan Murray 26 (31), Jeremy Ives 34 (54): Ives and Murray playing a stable innings with 24 runs to win. Murray plays Four and no runs given away. Zimbabwe have given a maiden over and now two runs to end that 18th over. And Zimbabwe win the innings proceeding ahead in the plate league by winning against defending champions by 8 wickets. Murray and Ives take their team to victory. At the beginning it seemed like there will be a tough contest but it eventually didn’t.Zimbabwe have outplayed their mighty neighbours in every department, be it batting, bowling or fielding.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, ZIM U19 56/2 in 14 Overs, TARGET 92 ,BATTING: Ryan Murray 13 (19), Jeremy Ives 11 (17): Now comes Jeremy Ives on crease and he goes big in Galiem spells and single run conceded in 13th over. Brendan Sly goes for 16 with wicket by Mulder. Now 14th over in process and Murray is playing brilliantly looking to get thus match done soon. No runs until now from Mulder going for maiden over this time. But now a single run given away

OUT! Brendan Sly picked by Mulder 16

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, ZIM U19 30/1 in 6 Overs, TARGET 92 ,BATTING Brendan Sly 14 (24), Ryan Murray 0 (3): Ryan Murray, Brendan Sly : So a wicket falls for Zimbabwe as they begin their innings within 7th over. Dayyaan Galiem gets his first wicket. Zimbabwe are anyways half way through their victory. they require just 62 runs to win.

OUT! Shaun Snyder caught by Moonsamy and bowled by Galiem 10

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, SAU19 91 in 39.5 Overs, BATTING: Chad Classen 1 (1): So South Africa in huge trouble with another wicket down of Luke Philander by Madhevere in 39th over. Now going on is 40th over and comes on crease is Chad Classen and there goes another one ending the innings for South Africa with very low total of 91 in 39.5 overs. Sean Whitehead went out and this Brandon Mavuta gets his wicket.

OUT! Luke Philander caught & bowled by Wesley Madhevere 15

OUT! Sean Whitehead caught by Jeremy Ives and bowled by Brandon Mavuta 14

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, SAU19 73/8 in 35 Overs, BATTING: Luke Philander 6 (30), Sean Whitehead 6 (20): South Africa are possibly facing the lowest target ever considering they have been defending champions. They are eight down with four wickets down from last update and now playing are Luke Philander and Sean Whitefield. Rugare Magaria bowled the 35th over and conceded just two runs from that. Zimbabwe are bouncing back and how!

OUT! Tony de Zorzi caught by Ryan Murray and bowled by Kundai Matigimu 7 (36)

OUT! Rivaldo Moonsamy stumped by Ryan Murray and bowled by Rugare Magarira 32 (46)

OUT! Farhaan Sayanvala bowled by Rugare Magarira 2 (12)

OUT! Willem Ludick caught by Adam Keefe and bowled by Richard Ngarava 5 (23)

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: South Africa U19 v Zimbabwe U19, SAU19 29/4 in 16 Overs, BATTING: Tony de Zorzi 5 (29), Rivaldo Moonsamy 11 (24): The 12th over saw giving away 8 runs with a wide and a four from it. Bowled by William Mashinge and Rivaldo Moonsamy is in good control of the game. Richard Ngavara is bowling very well with already three wickets on hand and now just 2 runs conceded from that 13th over. Wesley Madhevere to Rivaldo Moonsamy just 2 runs given away. Good bowling from Zimbabwe.

LIVE CRICKET SCORE: SAU19 14/4 in 5 Overs, BATTING: Tony de Zorzi 2 (16), Rivaldo Moonsamy 1 (1) — OH DEAR!!!! What a shaky start by the South Africans again, as the opening 10 overs get completed, i.e. the mandatory powerplay, and they lose four wickets for just mere 14 runs, as they lose Kyle Verreynne, Liam Smith, Wiaan Mulder and Dayyaan Galiem as Tony de Zorzi and Rivaldo Moonsamy are the new men in, while the Zimbabweans are on all song.

OUT! Liam Smith caught by Kundai Matigimu and bowled by Richard Ngarava 6 (19)

OUT! Kyle Veryenne caught by Ryan Murray and bowled by Richard Ngarava 0 (6)

OUT! Wiaan Mulder lbw by William Mashinge 2 (6)

OUT! Dayyaan Galiem caught by Ryan Murray bowled by Richard Ngarava 1 (12)

The ICC Under-19 World Cup reaches its concluding stages as the tussle for the ninth place heats up. The winner of the match will finish the tournament in the ninth place, which will not be a particularly bad place to finish, considering the number of talented nations playing in the tournament. The final of the mega event is just five days away, but the teams cannot afford to take this match lightly as they surely would not want to be the side, who finish in the bottom half of the table. The teams did not do enough to make it to the top four and hence find themselves in this position.

The match is being played at Sheikh Kamal international Stadium, Cox Bazar, which is a newly developed international cricket stadium in the tourist town. The capacity of the stadium is said to be close to 1,00,000. It has hosted a few matches as well.

LIVE UPDATES: ICC Under 19 Cricket World Cup 2016, 9th Place Play-off Semi-Final, South Africa Under 19 vs Zimbabwe Under 19 at Cox Bazar