India B Under-19 will face Bangladesh Under-19 in the 4th match of the Quadrangular Under-19 Series in India 2023 on Wednesday (November 15) at the Devineni Venkata Ramana Praneetha Ground in Mulapadu.
India B faced England Under 19 in their last game. England won the toss but faced early setbacks, losing five wickets for just 39 runs. Luc Benkenstein’s resilient knock of 69 runs off 67 deliveries provided a crucial boost, supported by Noah Thain and Sebastian Morgan. Together, they contributed to England’s total of 201 runs before being all out in 43.1 overs.
India B’s Jayant Goyat and Prem played pivotal roles with the ball, with Goyat securing four wickets and Prem claiming three. P Vignesh took two wickets, while V S Karthick Manikandan dismissed one English batter.
In response, India B’s openers, Rudra Patel and Vaibhav Suryavanshi, delivered a strong start with a partnership of 112 runs for the first wicket. Patel’s unbeaten 90 runs off 77 deliveries guided India B to a comfortable seven-wicket victory in 26.4 overs.
Bangladesh faced India A Under-19 in their opening game. India A demonstrated a dominant performance, chasing down the target of 160 runs with ease in just 29.4 overs, securing a nine-wicket victory. Bangladesh, opting to bat after winning the toss, were bundled out for 159 runs in 37.1 overs.
Ariful Islam, the middle-order batter, top-scored for Bangladesh with 43 runs off 57 deliveries, while Md Shihab James contributed 32 runs off 53 deliveries. Naman Tiwari stood out for India A with an impressive bowling performance, claiming five wickets for 33 runs in 8.1 overs, earning him the Player of the Match award.
In the chase, Arshin Kulkarni and Adarsh Singh showcased their batting prowess, both scoring half-centuries. Arshin made a substantial contribution with 77 runs off 93 deliveries, guiding India A to a comfortable victory.