- Bangladesh bowlers restrict the New Zealand from scoring high.
- Mahmudul Hasan Joy’s century leads Bangladesh to make their first win in semi finals.
- The Tigers face Men In Blue in their finals.
Potchefstroom, South Africa
Bangladesh won the toss and opt to bowl. The New Zealand loss its wicket in a constant interval of time and struggled to make a partnership. Nicholas Lidstone(44) and Beckham Wheeler-Greenall (75*) rescued the innings with a 67 run partnership. Beckham Wheeler-Greenall carried his team to a total of 212 with a strong finish. Pace bowler Shoriful Islam pick 3 wickets for 45 runs in ten overs. Shamim Hossain and Hasan Murad picks 2 wicket from their side,Which restrict the New Zealand from scoring further.
Mahmudul Hasan Joy’s Ton
With a chase down target of 212 Bangladesh steps into the batting. Bangladesh lost 3 of its top order batsman within the first 10 over. Then Mahmudul Hasan Joy and Towhid Hindoy added 68 runs for the 3rd wicket . After Towhid Hindoy lose his wicket for 40 in 23rd over Shahadat Hossain joined hands with Hasan. This pair makes a partnership of 101 runs meanwhile Hasan joy dismissed for 100(127),Hossain moves the team towards victory. Bangladesh chase down the modest 212 target with 35 balls remaining.
U19 2020 Finals
After the successful winning in the semi finals Bangladesh made their maiden entrance in finals. Bangladesh face the four time U19 World cup champions India in the finals. India made their place in finals after defeating the Pakistan with a massive performance. India’s Jaiswal who plays a crucial role in the semi finals faces the Bangladesh key player Mahmudul Hasan Joy. Which makes the cricket fans to expect a dramatic game play in the finals. If India win the finals it would be their fifth U19 World cup whereas for bangladesh it will be their Maiden cup.