New Delhi: Rahul Dravid-coached India scored a morale-boosting five-wicket victory over Pakistan on the final day of the warm-up matches in Dhaka on Monday ahead of the ICC U19 Cricket World Cup in Bangladesh, which gets under way on Wednesday.
Pakistan were dismissed for 197 in 44.1 overs in a match reduced to 45 overs due to a delayed start, and India surpassed the target in the 34th over.
India’s left-arm seamer Khaleel Ahmed grabbed 5/30 runs as Pakistan, who were cruising at 75/1 at one stage, lost their last nine wickets for 122 runs. Mohammad Umar (36) top-scored for Pakistan.
Pakistan 197 in 44.1 overs (Khaleel Ahmed 5/30) lost to India 198/5 in 33.4 overs (Sarfaraz Khan 81).