New Zealand, Afghanistan, Pakistan get in U-19 World Cup quarters



New Zealand knocked Sri Lanka out of the U-19 World Cup with a three-wicket win while Afghanistan joined them in the quarterfinals following a 160- run success over United Arab Emirates here on Wednesday.

Chasing 243, New Zealand required 6 run the last 2 balls and number 9 Kristian Clarke managed an unforgettable win with a 6 over deep midwicket, sending his group to the quarterfinals. Sri Lanka had actually published 242 for 9.

Afghanistan too advanced to the next phase with their 2nd win in as numerous video games. They were too great for the UAE, bowling them out for 105 after scoring 265 for 6.

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Ibrahim Zadran (87) top-scored with the bat while leggie Shafiqullah Ghafari got a five-wicket haul.

Pakistan were extended by Zimbabwe however they handled to eke out a 38- run win in Potchefstroom. Mohammad Haris (81) top-scored as Pakistan set up 294 for 9.

Zimbabwe combated difficult courtesy Milton Shumba (58) and Wesley Madhevere (53) however failed towards completion to be 256 all out.

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