U19 World Cup Day 11 Wrap – Two very contrasting results
DAY 11 at the ICC Women’s Under 19 World Cup may have only had two games, they yielded vastly different results. While one game was decided on the last ball, the other was much less dramatic. We recap the day’s play.
South Africa hangs on in ultimate cliff hanger
South Africa has ended its World Cup campaign with the ultimate cliff hanger, defeating Sri Lanka by a mere one run.
South Africa posted 7/134 from its 20 overs, and Sri Lanka almost got over the line, but fell agonisingly short of picking up one last win.
Kayla Reyneke top scored for the South Africans with 43, and also took the most wickets for her side with two to her name.
Meanwhile for the Sri Lankans, Vidushika Perera took three wickets while Dewmi Vihanga Wijerathne took two poles, and Vihanga Wijerathne top scored with 37.
The result sees the tournaments of both nations come to an end, with neither side able to progress through to the semi finals.
New Zealand thrashes Pakistan to warm up for semis in style
New Zealand managed a solid warm up for the semi final stage with a comfortable 103-run win over Pakistan.
After the Kiwis posted 7/187 from their 20 overs, Pakistan never got close to the tally, only reaching 7/75 from its 20 overs.
Georgia Plimmer starred for New Zealand with 53, while Natasha Codyre topped the wicket tally for the Kiwis with two.
Meanwhile for Pakistan Anosha Nasir prized three wickets while Mahnoor snared two.
The result sees New Zealand remain undefeated so far this tournament and progress through to the semi finals, while Pakistan’s campaign has come to an end.
Day 12 Fixture
UAE vs Bangladesh – 1:45pm local (10:45pm AEDT)
England vs West Indies – 1:45pm local (10:45pm AEDT)