U19 World Cup 2018: Pakistan thump Ireland by 9 wickets

Pakistan are currently topping Group D.

Shaheen Afrid picked up six wickets in the game. (Getty)

Muhammad Zaid Alam stroked Ireland out of the match as Pakistan thumped Ireland by 9 wickets. Alam hit 7 fours and 1 six as they chased down 98 inside 9 overs. 

Pakistan won the toss and asked Ireland to bat first. Shaheen Afridi took 6 wickets for  15 runs to break the back of the Ireland batting. Ireland before being bundled out mustered 97 in 29 overs. 

Pakistan won the match and is currently leading the Group D points table. 

Brief Scores 

Pakistan Under-19 98 for 1 in 8.5 overs (Zaid Alam 43*) beat Ireland Under-19 97 (Afridi 6-15, Hasan 3-16) by nine wickets. 

By Anshuman Roy - 16 Jan, 2018

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