India U 19 lose at Wankhede

 Mumbai
India U 19 lose at Wankhede

Churchgate - The India U 19 team lost to their English counterparts by 23 runs in the first match of the 5 match youth ODI international series here at the Wankhede stadium on Monday.

Batting first, England made 256/7 with opener Harry Brook scoring 51 and wicket keeper Ollie Pope contributing late down the order.

India got a great start with Himanshu Rana scoring a well crafted 101 runs. But the England bowlers triggered a middle order collapse leaving India short by 23 runs.

Skipper Fisher picked up 4/41 and was the architect of England's victory.

The Indian team was distressed before the game due to the untimely death of their trainer Rajesh Sawant due to cardiac arrest.

 

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