Junior Tigers storm into quarter-finals

Reigning champs Bangladesh progressed to the Super League quarter-last phase of the ICC Under-19 World Cup with a devastating nine-wicket win (D/L strategy) over UAE in a downpour intruded on Group A match at the Conaree Sports Club in St Kitts on Saturday.

With the success, the lesser Tigers wrapped as sprinters up in Group A behind bunch champions England, who qualified to the knockout stage with all-win record.
Bangladesh started their mission with a seven-wicket rout against England before they were in the groove again with a persuading eight-wicket prevail upon Canada in their subsequent match.

The lesser Tigers will presently be expecting a rehash of the last version's last when they take on India in the quarter-last 2 at the Coolidge Cricket Ground in Antigua on January 29.

Placing into bat in the wake of winning the throw, Bangladeshi bowlers worked couple to limit the United Arab Emirates to 148 in 48.1 overs.

UAE slipped to 8-2 inside three overs as pacer Ashiqur Zaman excused the two openers to procure himself figures of 2-14 in his eight over spell.

Dhruv Parashar and skipper Alishan Sharafu then, at that point, joined to consistent the boat for the UAE placing on 44 runs for the third wicket.

Punya Mehra top-scored with 43 off 64 balls yet couldn't track down an accomplice to remain with him as the last seven wickets fell for 98 runs.

Ripon Mondol was the pick of the bowlers for Bangladesh as the pacer got done with 3-31 while another seamer Tanzim Hasan Sakib took 2-32.

Pursuing 148 runs for win, Bangladesh made an instructing begin coming to 86 preceding losing their first wicket as Iftakher Hossain was gotten by Soorya Sathish off the bowling of Jash Giyanani.

Iftakher made 37 runs off 70 balls, with individual opener Mahfijul Islam placing on 45 runs before the players were removed the field because of downpour.

Mahfijul had the option to arrive at his 50 years as the groups arose with another objective of 107.

The opener stayed 64 not out off 69 balls, as Prantik Nawrose Nabil (5 not out) went along with him in the center as they fixed a persuading win.