India beat Afghanistan to enter U-19 Asia Cup semi-finals
A match-winning 65-run seventh wicket stand between Raj Bawa and Kaushal Tambe ensured a fighting four-wicket victory for India over a gritty Afghanistan as they entered the semi-final of the U-19 Asia Cup tournament here on Monday.
Bawa (43 not out) and Tambe (35 not out) joined forced when India were in trouble at 197 for six but they kept calm to take the Boys in Blue to their required 260-run target with 10 balls to spare.
This was after in-form opener Harnoor Singh (65) and his partner Angkrish Raghuvanshi (35) added 104 for the opening stand. However, the middle order caved in with skipper Yash Dull (26) and Nishant Sindhu (19) failing to convert starts. It was left to Bawa and Tambe to take the team home. With this win, India wee placed second in the group behind Pakistan team, which won all its matches.
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