U-19 World Cup : Rehan Ahmed takes three-fer as England moves to final

Rehan Ahmed took 3 wickets Image Credit : ICC/Getty Images

Rehan Ahmed took 3 wickets Image Credit : ICC/Getty Images

In a downpour hit, 47-overs-a-side World Cup elimination round, England and Afghanistan caused everybody to remain alert with their capacity to alternate to drag the installation to their corner. The most recent of such a bump came in 44th over of the pursuit when Afghanistan were 188 for 6 in light of England’s 231/6 [the updated target was 231], needing one major, inexplicable over.

James Sales gave only the open door to that. He bowled progressive no-balls, violating on the first and following it up with a beamer outside the offstump that went for four byes. When he finished his first lawful conveyance of that over, Afghanistan had taken off 10 runs from their objective. The remainder of that over brought 10 additional runs. It cut down the situation to an entirely gettable 23 off 18 and put England at the danger of passing up on their opportunity to get to the first U19 World Cup last in quite a while. Left-arm speedy Joshua Boyden then, at that point, quieted the now-clattering English nerves with a four-run over, pulling the game somewhat away from Afghanistan’s grip with 19 currently expected of 12.

The circumstance was still justifiably tense for the two sides, when Tom Prest tossed the ball to his leg spinner Rehan Ahmed, who has been one of England’s stars with the ball in the competition. What’s more by and by, Rehan conveyed in a grasp second with a three-wicket over that assuaged Afghanistan’s late, confident scramble to the last.

It started with a googly to Noor Ahmad, who didn’t understand it and needed to immediately take care of his endeavored pull, however just wound up throwing it towards long-on. James Rew made a ton of progress running forward and placing in a forward jump to finish a catch that came to seal Afghanistan’s destiny. Rehan got his next two off googlies as well, getting Izharulhaq Naveed trapped in the profound briefly ball duck and Bilal Sami bowled the accompanying conveyance. That unbelievable over passed on Afghanistan to get 18 off the last over from Bowden, and completed well short.

The installation, that was deferred by beginning stage of showers, before a shortened game got in progress. In spite of Goerge Thomas’ sure beginning, Afghanistan provided England’s top-request a genuine wobble as they worked on wickets to diminish them to 136 for 6 in the 36th over. Afghanistan would’ve accepted they were on course to confining England to a sub-200 absolute when George Bell and Alex Horton united for a rearguard stand. Between the two, 11 fours and a six was hit as England scored 95 runs off the last 11.5 overs.

Afghanistan lost opener Nangeyalia kharote in the first finished yet gave empowering indications in pursue when Mohammad Ishaq and Allah Noor added 93 for the subsequent wicket. A hazardous choice for a fast single finished this abrasive stand, and paved the way for England to cut open Afghanistan’s center request. Afghanistan went from 94 for 1 to 106 for 4, giving back the drive in the game to the bowling side.

Two additional organizations followed, between Abdul Hadi and Bilal Ahmad and Hadi and Noor Ahmad, yet neither could endure over the extreme long haul.

Brief Scores : England 231/6 in 47 overs (George Bell 56, Alex Horton 53, George Thomas 50; Noor Ahmad 2-32) beat Afghanistan 215/9 in 47 overs (Allah Noor 60, Mohammad Ishaq 43, Abdul Hadi 37*; Rehan Ahmed 4-41, Thomas Aspinwall 2-37) by 15 runs (DLS Method)

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