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India thrash Australia by 100 runs in U-19 World Cup

Mount Maunganui : India thrashed Australia by 100 runs in their Under-19 World Cup fixture at Mount Maunganui on Sunday.

India U19 won the toss and opted to bat. They made 328 runs in their 50 overs.

Opener Prithvi Shah was the top scorer as he made 94 runs from 100 balls with the help of eight boundaries and two sixers while Manoj Kalra played a knock of 86 runs which included 12 fours and a maximum.

Shubman Gill scored 63 runs with six fours and a six to his name.

Jack Edwards grabbed four wickets for Australia while Param Uppal, Will Sutherland and Austin Waugh dismissed one Indian batsman each.

Chasing 329 runs to win from 50 overs, the Australian side got dismissed for 228 in 42.5 overs.

Jack Edwards made 73 runs from 90 balls after hitting six fours and a six. Baxter Holt and Jonathan Merlo scored 39 and 38 runs respectively for the team.

Shivam Mavi and Kamlesh Nagarkoti grabbed three wickets for India while Abhishek Sharma and Anukul Roy dismissed one batsmen each as well.

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